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Trainee Accountant (P01395)

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£20,089 - £31,954 per annum inclusive of Outer Fringe Allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/03/2018 at 23:55 PM

Trainee Accountant

£20,089 - £31,954 per annum inclusive of Outer Fringe Allowance 37 hours per week

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career?

Are you ready to pursue a versatile qualification leading to many possibilities?

Do you have strong communication skills and the ability to challenge the norm?

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council are currently seeking to recruit a Trainee Accountant, and if you have answered yes to the above then this may be the opportunity for you.

Directly accountable to a Qualified Accountant, you will, from the very beginning, be involved in work feeding directly into areas which are of strategic importance to the Council.  You will be numerate and able to work as part of the Finance Team to tight deadlines. 

The successful candidate will be involved in driving change through Finance, with responsibility for specific projects aimed at improving processes and controls. This will require strong organisational skills and a clear ability to scrutinise and really add value to processes and controls.

As a leading source of information and analysis for services, strong communication skills are paramount, as is a clear understanding of customer requirements.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Closing Date: 19 March 2018.

Assessment and Interviews: week commencing 9 April 2018.

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link below.

Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements.

If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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