Working as part of a team, you will develop a broad range of skills, gain hands on experience and a professional accountancy qualification as part of a fully supported training agreement.

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

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm or 9.00 am to 5.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work as part of a team to deliver accountancy services to BHP's Healthcare clients, including; preparing accounts, completing tax returns, attending client meetings and corresponding with clients and professional contacts.
  • Gaining practical work experience to support exam progress
  • Developing the skills and behaviours required for a successful career in accountancy

The training you will be getting

  • Assistant accountant Level 3. 
  • Day release
  • Sheffield study centre

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Move on to Level 7 Chartered Qualification to become a Chartered Accountant or a Chartered Tax Adviser
  • BHP has a structured career development programme in place and previous apprentices have stayed with the organisation and are now working in senior positions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent at least 3 subjects in addition to English/Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject except General Studies (Grade 96 UCAS points minimum) Essential

Things to consider

Whilst this is a role that requires applicants to have numeracy skills, as your career progresses, you will require more interpersonal skills as you become a trusted adviser for your clients and network with professional contacts.

About the employer

BHP are the Yorkshire’s leading independent firm of chartered accountants, with over 450 people at our offices in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Cleckheaton, Leeds and York. We are ranked within the Top 40 firms nationally by Accountancy Age and have been voted into the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in the UK and Great Place to Work Lists by our staff. We offer a whole range of business and advisory services to our clients, who operate across the entire business spectrum and we are recruiting into our Trainee Accountancy and Taxation vacancies in all 5 of our offices.




1 Waterside Place

Basin Square

Brimington Road

S41 7UZ


Frankie Hudson

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via a short application form to determine if you meet minimum entry criteria. Online tests form the next stage of the process and then a first interview (online) with a member of the HR Team. The final stage is an in person interview with members of the Team that would be recruiting you if successful.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jul 2024