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Finance Apprentice

Posted on 7 June 2019

  • DirectorateBHCC: Finance & Resources
  • LocationBartholomew House
  • Salary£14,855
  • ContractApprenticeship
  • Closing DateApply by 1 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/10203/2331
Positions available 1
Working hours 37
Closing date 1 July 2019
Job category Apprenticeships & Trainee
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Finance Apprentice

Interview date: Provisionally 10th July

Start Date: September

Duration: 15 months

For an informal discussion, please contact David Ellis - Principal Accountant on 01273 295068.


About the role

Do you have an AAT level 2 qualification (or book keeping equivalent), enjoy working with numbers and spreadsheets and are looking for an opportunity to study as Assistant Accountant Level 3 apprentice?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, hardworking and reliable individual to join our Finance Team as a level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprentice.

You will learn the role of a Finance officer in the Health, Adults, Families Children & Learning team, providing accountancy support to these pressured and high profile social care directorates. The team is in the Financial Services section within Finance & Resources Directorate, which is part of the ORBIS partnership with East Sussex and Surrey County Councils.

This role offers a variety of responsibilities and is a good insight in to finance support services whilst offering the opportunity to undertake a well-recognised level 3 AAT apprenticeship.

The Assistant Accountant at level 3 is run by Greater Brighton Metropolitan college who is responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. The course has core modules to complete and a number of optional units. Your work experience will be linked to the modules and units in your course. You will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

Please note, your application may be shared with the training provider.

Flexible working is supported where possible, local government salary-related pension offered, a child care voucher scheme as well the benefits of gaining staff discounts around the City and through many of the UK’s largest retailers and accessing other services. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an apprentice NUS card and can take advantage of the Catch the bus4work scheme.

***Important Information***
As part of the application process we require you to answer some additional questions to support your application called 'Branching Questions'. These questions form part of the application process under Questionnaire 1 which you will find when you apply.  


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.


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