Staffordshire County Council

Apprentice Financial Information Officer - Intermediate (Level 2)

Staffordshire County Council (Employer)

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,761.00
35.0 hours per week Hours and shifts to be confirmed.
15 months (duration)
22 August 2022(start date)
Accounts or finance assistant (apprenticeship standard)
12 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic and motivated Accountancy team, helping Staffordshire to face the issues currently challenging local government. Applicants should possess 5 GCSE’s Grade 4/C or above or equivalent (including Maths) and if successful will participate in the Accountancy Apprenticeship standard.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Our Accountancy Division provides a range of services with the aim of providing strategic financial advice, securing the stewardship of assets, supporting effective decision making and enabling good financial management
  • Assist in maintaining financial system processes, coding       hierarchies and control arrangements to provide accurate budget records
  • Monitor the integrity of budget records to ensure accurate reporting of spending to Corporate Finance and Decision Making Support Business Partners
  • Support the production of regular budget reports for Decision Making Support Finance Business Partners to monitor spending with services

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Accounts or Finance Assistant - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/accounts-or-finance-assistant-v1-1

Training one day per week at Newcastle and Stafford College (Stafford Campus)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Reality Check

For a potential employee, there are hundreds of different career options on offer and you will find we are dedicated to your development and individual success within our team framework. We want you to achieve all you are capable of while enjoying a good work/life balance. People really are the heart of our organisation - they are the ones who make all the difference.

Skills Required

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
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