Finance and Procurement Graduate Finance Trainee

Cherwell DC
£16,531.50 - £23,256.00 per annum
11 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Cherwell District Council

Finance and Procurement

Graduate Finance Trainee


37 hours per week, permanent

£16,531.50 - £23,256.00 per annum Plus benefits

The Job:

This is a career graded post with further progression available, subject to experience and attainment of professional qualifications.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual to become a trainee accountant. This is a career graded post where you will study for the CIPFA Public Finance Accountant qualification, gain experience and management development within the Corporate Finance team. 

The Corporate Finance Team provide a service to Cherwell District Council encompassing financial accounting, management accounting, payroll, creditors, insurance and treasury management services.

This post will be based in our office in Bodicote, although you will be expected to travel to either office as required.

The Person:

This is a role for a hard-working and ambitious individual who wants to join a forward looking organisation willing to invest in staff in order to drive improvements and provide first class services.

You will ideally have a relevant degree qualification and be able to demonstrate an interest in becoming an accountant, for example, through having sought appropriate work experience.

The Benefits:

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.

  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
  • Incremental pay award (after one years’ service and successful performance appraisal)

Closing date: Sunday 04 November 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 14 November 2018

For more information please contact Denise Taylor, Group Accountant on 01295 221982.

To download a recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit the council’s intranet or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221767

“Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults”.