Suffolk County Council

Apprentice Senior Accountant - Master's Degree (Level 7)

Suffolk County Council (Employer)

Babington Business College Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £39,759.00
37.0 hours per week Monday- Friday 37 hours per week We are committed to flexible working, so please read the Job and Person Profile to find out about the types of flexible working available for this role.
36 months (duration)
31 January 2022(start date)
Accountancy or taxation professional (apprenticeship standard)
12 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are delighted to offer you a great opportunity to join the Suffolk County Council's Corporate Finance Team as an Apprentice Senior Accountant. You will be working in a team of ten to deliver the core accounting and financial management functions of the Council within its Corporate Finance team.


What will the apprentice be doing?

-Supporting the Lead Accountant 

-Overseeing the fixed asset register and year end accounting of fixed assets, providing support and guidance 

-Supporting the Systems team in the development of the Council’s Oracle financial systems to improve the efficiency and robustness

-Producing reports which provide an overview of Council’s financial position

-Reviewing Balance Sheet, coordinating reconciliations across Corporate Finance, and advising Lead Accountant of anomalies and issues.

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

The position will support the completion of Accountancy or taxation Professional Level 7 through an apretniceship provider and be mentored by team colleagues in the office. With 20% of your working week for study,  whilst working in a key role helping to deliver the Council’s core financial objectives.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The position described is what you would be working towards while you complete your apprenticeship. Please note there is no guarantee of a permanent position. We believe that the experience you will gain throughout your apprenticeship will significantly enhance your ability to find employment inside or outside our organisation.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications Required

Other --AAT qualified or working towards CCAB (Grade N/A) Desired
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