Audit and Accounts Apprentice Brown Butler Limited

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 apprenticeship with Brown Butler Limited and Kaplan. You will be dealing with reports from clients, transactional verification work and auditing various areas of balance sheets whilst working towards the AAT Level 3.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note, the salary is £13,000 to £15,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Flexible between 8:30am and 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification

  • The candidate will initially work as part of our audit and accounts team to perform individual tasks on such assignments, including substantive testing and balance sheet verification work reporting to seniors on that assignment

  • We provide excellent support and training on the job and look to progress each individual as ability

  • This would quickly progress to being responsible for their own accounting jobs reporting to managers or directors as applicable

  • The candidate would also be involved as part of larger audit teams helping to carry out the transactional verification work and auditing various areas of the balance sheet

  • We use an electronic audit and accounting system for our apprentice to assist with the set-up of files

  • The candidate would be required to work both at our offices and on the client premises

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

  • Assistant accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3 Advanced builds on the knowledge gained at the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level
  • You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines, including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants
  • This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies at Level 4
  • To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could have excellent progression available to progress onto AAT Level 4 and then onto Level 7 (ACA)


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Please note, the salary is £13,000 to £15,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 23 days holiday per year. Pension – after 3 months of employment either auto enrolment or full scheme.

About the employer

Based in one of the strongest financial and legal communities outside London, Brown Butler is the leading independent firm of accountants in Leeds. We are valued by clients and trusted by fellow professionals.Formed in 1919, we proudly celebrated our centenary in 2019.Brown Butler is the accountancy profession’s best kept secret.From audit and assurance, tax advice, corporate finance and wealth management, Brown Butler is trusted to take care of you and your business, year after year.


Brown Butler Limited


Leigh House, 28-32 St Paul’s Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023