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Finance Apprentice

Rutland County Council
Apprenticeship rate dependent upon age
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/08/2019 at 23:59 PM
Rutland County Council

Are you looking for the opportunity to earn and learn at the same time, and build a professional career? Do you have an ability for problem solving, and an eye for detail?  

We are offering the exciting opportunity of Finance Apprentice. 

You will support the Finance and Exchequer staff in providing a finance service to officers of the Council, providing administrative support to the team, keeping routine financial records up to date and entering data into financial systems including general ledger, debtors and creditors. You will undertake the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship (AAT Level 3), alongside full on-the-job training and mentoring from finance colleagues.

What we need from you… You will have GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English, good IT skills, along with good verbal communication and listening skills. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative to think through problems and find solutions within agreed guidelines.  

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and flexi-time to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you. 

What to do now… Please view the Job Description for more information about the role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrew Merry on 01572 758152 or email: amerry@rutland.gov.uk 

The closing date for applications is 25 August 2019 at 23:59, interviews will take place on 04 September 2019. Please follow the links to apply online. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Human Resources Team on 01572 758291 or email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk  

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm

How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

Further information on this vacancy

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