Post Ref: TMPF52 - Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Post Ref: TMPF52 - Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Salary: £17,364 - £17,711 per annum. Fixed term contract up to 2 years.

Are you:-

  • a motivated and well organised individual with a financial mind?
  • a person with the desire to gain valuable work-based skills and experience?
  • determined to succeed in your qualification and in the workplace?
  • conscientious, ensuring attention to detail, proactive, willing to learn and embrace change within the role?
  • able to use Microsoft Office packages including databases, spreadsheets, word, email, internet and intranet.

If ‘yes to all the above’, you may be the right person to join our busy and varied Finance Team. Broxtowe Borough Council is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant Apprentice to primarily assist in the payment of weekly creditors but also support the Team in testing improvements to the key financial systems.   The Finance Team prepares the annual budgets, statement of accounts and other government returns. The role shall also have exposure to all these elements.This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a genuine interest in Accountancy. The successful candidate will undertake the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), at Level 3 or 4 dependent upon their level of current qualification and experience.   

What you need to know:

  • The role is for a fixed term of around 2 years
  • Working hours are 37 per week, with normal office hours being Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
  • Apprenticeships are available to anyone aged 16 or over and there is no upper age limit.

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a formal interview which may include a test/scenario/exercise in order to determine suitability for the role.

For an informal chat, please feel free to contact Paul Adcock, Head of Finance on 0115 9173228.

Please quote reference no TMPF52

Closing date: Friday 30th August 2019 at 5.00 pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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