Audit Associate Graduate Apprenticeship (Charity) BUZZACOTT LLP

We are looking for graduates to join our September 2023 intake in our Charity and Not-for-Profit team. The team audits, advises and supports a diverse range of charities and NFPs including membership bodies, dynamic social enterprises, international NGOs, Arts & Culture charities, academies, care homes, religious orders and more.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.15am - 5.15pm .

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    15 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To act as an Apprentice Aditor in the Charity Team, working with a wide range of not-for-profit organisations
  • Carry out all audit work, including visiting client sites mainly in and around London and Greater London
  • Keep Seniors, Managers and Partners informed of the progress of the team’s jobs
  • Budget for your time and keep costs within budget wherever possible
  • For smaller assignments, plan and complete the audit file as per the Audit Completion Checklist

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will study towards the ACA qualification over 39 months under a Level 7 Accountancy or taxation professional apprenticeship standard, building not only on your technical skills, but also on your personal and professional development
  • Training consists of a combination of courses at the tutors’ offices, private study and regular exams, as well as on-the-job training. You will have paid study leave to support you in the run up to exams and all course and exam fees are paid for

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We go above and beyond for our clients, but also for you. We have a genuine commitment to your development, offering you a closely supported and structured programme of tuition, provided by a top firm of external tutors
  • Internally, you’ll be supported by a manager who will act as your mentor, a buddy, partners, senior staff and a dedicated Training and Development Coordinator.

As you progress through your training you will receive incremental salary increases as you hit various milestones in your qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Level 5/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 5/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 120 UCAS points) Essential
Other Degree in any discipline (Grade 2:1) Essential

About the employer

At Buzzacott, we describe ourselves as friendly and professional, with values ingrained in our culture of trust, client focus, exceptional service, specialist knowledge and approachability. We all work together under one roof, as the largest single-office accountancy firm in the UK, giving you the opportunity to collaborate, build relationships and shine from day one.




130 Wood Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please make an online application through our website

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2023