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Trainee Accountant (G757)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/03/2018 23:59
£30,153 - £37,306
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: G757

Department: Finance, Governance and Support

Service Area: Financial Planning & Support

Salary: £30,153 - £37,306

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

Middlesbrough – the place to live, work and visit

Middlesbrough is a thriving town with ambitions to shape a new greater future though city-scale plans set to deliver over £600 million of investment to promote economic growth and strengthen both our regional and national reputation as a destination of choice. These plans include some challenging targets and initiative techniques requiring a high mix of skill sets with creative and critical thinking.

Our culture is centred around empowerment and accountability with responsibility for delivery of targets placed on employees. This creates the potential for each employee to make a real difference to the local population. With corporate values of Passion, Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration and Focus thread through organisation.

The Role

Will include a wide variety of Accountancy tasks, across various departments assigned at a level suited to the experience gained. Including budget monitoring, budget setting, year-end accounts, financial support, financial planning, business case development and audit and assurance tasks.

This post comes with the opportunity to complete a full Accountancy Qualification within set timeframes with support in the form of funding and support for study. It is based on a sliding salary point increasing with experience and qualifications over the term of the post.

The Candidate

The Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate who is keen to pursue a successful career in Local Government Finance and who is committed to being a part of Middlesbrough Council delivering on its extremely ambitious plans for the town. As a minimum the above position requires a good standard of education, good communication and presentation skills, high standard of computer literacy and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a high level of commitment to personal professional development.

Previous local government experience or finance training is desirable.

For further discussion about the post, please contact Kelly Rose, Finance Business Partner on 01642 729028

Closing date: Friday 2nd March 2018 by 12 midnight.

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