Assistant Accountant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

BP (Employer)

Bpp Holdings Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,500.00
38.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
24 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a global energy business, we lead the world in powering a cleaner, more sustainable future. And as our business is so diverse, so are the types of people we employ: from engineers and geologists out in the field, to IT professionals, research scientists, accountants, financial traders and retail workers.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprenticehship sits within our Accounting, Reporting & Control (ARC) function, which is a major part of bp’s global Finance Organisation.  ARC combines technical finance skills, business knowledge and a transformation mindset to create and protect value for bp, support delivery of our net zero ambition using skilled technical acumen and of course ensure we meet our regulatory reporting requirements.

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

The apprenticeship offers the opportunity for you to study for the AAT Level 3 qualification. This level will encourage you to master complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting, and the on-the-job experience will help you gain value insight into many aspects of practical application – and ultimately support your learning.

You will study various modules:

·Advanced Bookkeeping

·Final Accounts Preparation

·Management Accounting: Costing

·Indirect Tax (IDRX)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As well as ensuring full competency as an ‘Assistant Accountant’, this qualification provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant. Many Apprentices will go on to complete the Level 4, Professional Accounting/Taxation Technician standard.

Reality Check

We believe in hiring people with the right core competencies rather than specific technical experience. To be successful, you must have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You’ll have an eye for detail, excellent written, verbal communication and numeracy skills, and the ability to plan ahead and prioritize.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
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