Accounting Apprentice (Audit - Charity & Not-for Profit) - Higher (Level 4)


Buzzacott LLP

Training Provider:

First Intuition Limited

Annual wage £22,000.00
35.0 hours per week 9:15 am - 5:15 pm Monday - Friday
duration: 24 months
start: 8 January 2021
Higher (Level 4)
Professional accounting / taxation technician (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2020 (application closing date)
We believe that our Apprenticeship Programme is a fantastic alternative for students who do not wish to pursue the option of going to university but who want to train to become a Chartered Accountant. We offer a training contract which provides comprehensive, supervised training with continued career progression to study the AAT/ACA.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To act as a trainee auditor in the Charity Team, working with a wide range of not-for-profit organisations,
    including charities (social, religious, welfare, international development, healthcare etc) and educational
    organisations (independent schools, government funded schools, colleges and universities).
  • Carry out all audit work, in compliance with the firm’s and statutory procedures.
  • Prepare accounts, including consolidated accounts, from accounting records.

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

We offer comprehensive, supervised training over 5 years with continued career progression with a view to studying the ACA after completing the AAT.

You will have a manager as your mentor and access to partners and senior staff for further guidance. A closely monitored and structured program of tuition is provided by a top firm of external tutors. Training consists of courses at the tutors’ offices, private study, regular tests, as well as on the job training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

When your training ends, we continue to help you develop, providing the same opportunities and challenges given to all Buzzacott team members. As a single-office practice you will get to know everybody in the Firm and have the opportunity to shine from day one.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum Level 5/grade B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum Level 5/grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 120 ucas points) Essential
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About the employer

We have a long history of working with charities and are therefore particularly well placed to offer business advice and support to this sector.

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