Brunswick Group Llp

Accounting Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Brunswick Group Llp (Employer)

Whitehat Group Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
40.0 hours per week 9:30am - 5:30pm
18 months (duration)
21 December 2020(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
7 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The finance team in London includes both client invoicing and purchase ledger functions; this role will provide additional support for both, working closely with client handlers to ensure the timely invoicing of third-party costs to our clients as well as ensuring that supplier invoices are correctly approved. The position is based in London.


  • Client invoicing – disbursements and third-party costs
  • Preparation of sales invoices on a weekly basis
  • Maintenance and control of weekly unbilled costs to keep balance at a reasonable level and ensure client billing is up to date
  • Resolving queries and preparation of expense breakdowns as and when requested
  • Monthly sales ledger reconciliations
  • Assistance with preparation and maintenance of sales day books for all UK companies
  • Assistance with monthly sales ledger reconciliations for all UK companies
  • Monthly client billing
  • Assistance in the preparation of retained fee invoices on a monthly basis
  • Assistance in the preparation of project fee invoices
  • Invoice processing
  • Receipt and initial coding of a high volume of inter-company purchase invoices and sending out to relevant budget holders for approval
  • Analyse large value invoices for automatic posting to the accounting system (Agresso) (including Dial-a-Cab)
  • Payment processing
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly BACS runs
  • Staff expense processing
  • Check and Process expenses for posting to the accounting system
  • Assisting the Sales Ledger Clerk with obtaining supporting documents for client-rechargeable expenses

Future Prospects

After your Accounting apprenticeship progress into a full-time role as Junior Finance Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeping Assistant, Junior Tax Consultant or Audit Assistant. You can also complete the ACCA qualification into Chartered Accountancy.

Skills Required

  • Working collaboratively at all times
  • Developing a strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable with / have the ability to learn, basic financial statements, basic ratio analysis and day-to-day corporate activity announcements
  • Experience of being a self-starter with the ability to, on occasion, work with levels of ambiguity

Qualities Required

  • Well organised, diligent and thorough in executing processes
  • Resilient and flexible in approach
  • A curious mindset
  • Enthusiastic team player with an ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, with a positive, "can do" attitude

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Training Provided

  1. Training on the 18 month Standard Level 3 Assistant Accountant (AAT3) apprenticeship.
  2. Being a WhiteHat apprentice means access to awesome social events, sports teams, insight/career days with other apprentices to grow your network, as well as your own personal Coach who will guide you through the qualification to help you achieve your full potential.
  3. As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit.
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