Finance Graduate Apprentice (7 posts) | £19,650 - £20,043
Full time / Temporary

Closing Date: 19/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50131787/ 50131833/ 50131632/ 50131640 /50131697 /50131835/ 50131633 | Directorate: Core | Service: Finance | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment proc

All applicants welcome we have no age restriction on our Apprenticeships

Salary: £19,650 - £20,043 

Working Arrangements: Flexible working in operation

Hours per week: 37

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

Contract type:  up to 4 years dependant on training programme        

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 19/08/2022  at 23:59 

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

  

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance team as a Graduate Apprentice supporting the Council to deliver its new Council Plan and Be Even Better Strategy.

 

Working within the Finance Business Unit, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the Council’s Section 151 Officer’s responsibilities are fulfilled and that services receive an efficient, effective and market leading financial support service that supports our ambitions for Barnsley 2030.

 

The Council’s recently adopted People Strategy will act to support the successful candidate to adopt the culture and behaviours of a modern, agile, healthy, engaged, skilled and innovative workforce.

 

About the role

 

Working within the Finance team the Graduate Apprentice will provide excellent customer service and high quality, accurate financial support across a range of financial functions, contributing towards ensuring that the Council’s core financial systems are accurate, up to date and maintained and that financial processing of information is completed in a timely manner to support the delivery of the Council’s core priorities and support Directorates to deliver efficient and effective services.

 

Reporting to the Finance Team Leader the Graduate Apprentice will work within one of the finance functions and support the service in delivering specialist functions as required.

 

The Graduate apprentice will work within the teams and undertake a Professional apprenticeship programme specific to each team.

 

Finance Team

Apprenticeship programme

Corporate Finance & Business Partnering

Professional Accounting Technician

Payroll & Pensions

Payroll Administrator

Corporate Income & Debt

Advanced Credit Controller and Debt collection Specialist

Housing Benefits & Council Tax

Customer Service Specialist

 

 

About you

 

The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual seeking to progress their career within a financial role.  Adopting an enthusiastic, positive attitude to problem solving, and have excellent communication skills, being able to adapt their approach, behaviours, and actions to address the tasks in hand being able to work as part of a core team and flexible in their approach to meet the demands of the business unit and wider council.  

 

You will be the type of person who thrives on a challenge and can use your skills to deliver outcomes that really make a difference whist progressing with your career and qualifications in a financial environment.

 

For more information please visit: 

https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/finance-apprentice 

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

Job Profile: Graduate Apprentice Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 19/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50131787/ 50131833/ 50131632/ 50131640 /50131697 /50131835/ 50131633 | Directorate: Core | Service: Finance | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment proc
 

All applicants welcome we have no age restriction on our Apprenticeships

Salary: £19,650 - £20,043 

Working Arrangements: Flexible working in operation

Hours per week: 37

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

Contract type:  up to 4 years dependant on training programme        

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 19/08/2022  at 23:59 

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

  

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance team as a Graduate Apprentice supporting the Council to deliver its new Council Plan and Be Even Better Strategy.

 

Working within the Finance Business Unit, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the Council’s Section 151 Officer’s responsibilities are fulfilled and that services receive an efficient, effective and market leading financial support service that supports our ambitions for Barnsley 2030.

 

The Council’s recently adopted People Strategy will act to support the successful candidate to adopt the culture and behaviours of a modern, agile, healthy, engaged, skilled and innovative workforce.

 

About the role

 

Working within the Finance team the Graduate Apprentice will provide excellent customer service and high quality, accurate financial support across a range of financial functions, contributing towards ensuring that the Council’s core financial systems are accurate, up to date and maintained and that financial processing of information is completed in a timely manner to support the delivery of the Council’s core priorities and support Directorates to deliver efficient and effective services.

 

Reporting to the Finance Team Leader the Graduate Apprentice will work within one of the finance functions and support the service in delivering specialist functions as required.

 

The Graduate apprentice will work within the teams and undertake a Professional apprenticeship programme specific to each team.

 

Finance Team

Apprenticeship programme

Corporate Finance & Business Partnering

Professional Accounting Technician

Payroll & Pensions

Payroll Administrator

Corporate Income & Debt

Advanced Credit Controller and Debt collection Specialist

Housing Benefits & Council Tax

Customer Service Specialist

 

 

About you

 

The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual seeking to progress their career within a financial role.  Adopting an enthusiastic, positive attitude to problem solving, and have excellent communication skills, being able to adapt their approach, behaviours, and actions to address the tasks in hand being able to work as part of a core team and flexible in their approach to meet the demands of the business unit and wider council.  

 

You will be the type of person who thrives on a challenge and can use your skills to deliver outcomes that really make a difference whist progressing with your career and qualifications in a financial environment.

 

For more information please visit: 

https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/finance-apprentice 

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

Job Profile: Graduate Apprentice Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

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