Apprentice Finance Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/03/2019 23:59
£8,103 - £15,106 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
Closing date:
31 Mar
Further Information

Xentrall Shared Services is a ground-breaking public/public partnership between Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough Councils. A wide range of support services are delivered to Councils, Schools and Academies by the teams in Xentrall HR and Payroll, Finance, ICT and Design and Print.

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality customer focussed services and provide a great environment to work in.

We have exciting new apprenticeship opportunities within the Xentrall Finance Team, based in Bayheath House, Stockton-on-Tees.

We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individuals who are self-motivated and would like to obtain a Level 2 Business Administration qualification, whilst gaining valuable work experience. You should be committed to providing excellent service, be willing to learn and develop, and not be afraid to try new things.

The Xentrall Finance Team is the processing or operational side of the finance function. The services include the provision of a finance system to our customers, banking and income, income collection and payments including invoices, expenses and car mileage

You will work as part of the Xentrall Finance Teams to ensure that all financial transactions with both customers and suppliers are accurate, timely and compliant with good practice and that the experience for customers and suppliers dealing with us is friendly and positive.

As a Xentrall employee you will be provided with a mentor who will support and encourage you in developing your career and you will be eligible to apply for any internal vacancies as and when they arise within the Councils.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years with no upper age limit. You will be required to meet the entry requirements for the Level 2 Business Administration course which will be delivered by Learning & Skills.

An online application form and further information is available from

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Apprenticeship Rates of Pay:
Under 18 - £8,103 p.a (£8,392 p.a April 2019)
18 to 20 - £11,382 p.a (£11,865 p.a April 2019)
21 to 24 - £14,238 p.a (£14,855 p.a April 2019)
25 and over - £15,106 p.a (£15,839 p.a April 2019)

Please note
This job is closed for applications.