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Trainee Accountant

Posted 15 June by City Of Edinburgh council Featured Ended
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Trainee Accountant - fixed term until 25 February 2022
Waverley Court

Starting salary: £20,159
Hours: 36

The Council provides a diverse range of services for its 500,000 citizens via a 17,000 strong workforce and a main revenue budget of £1.4bn We are the 2nd largest council in Scotland and the 8th in the UK.

The placement - The Council seeks to recruit 2 Graduate Trainee Accountants. We offer an individually designed training programme, which includes studying towards becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, CIPFA. There are two posts and each will involve training placements in different teams within Finance, where you will gain experience in a variety of different areas within the finance function and internal audit. We have been awarded Best Practice Employer accreditation for our Trainee Accountant Programme. A permanent position at the end of the 3 and a half year contract is not guaranteed.

The person
- must have, or be expecting to have, an honours degree (all disciplines considered)
- numerically competent and able to prioritise and manage your workload and training commitments
- commitment to study for the CIPFA professional accounting examinations

Reference: 35276218

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