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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£30,020 - £32,629 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Service: Financial Services - Accounting and Budgeting

Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Argyll and Bute Council’s Financial Services Department are looking to recruit a Trainee Accountant within the Accounting and Budgeting Team. This is a full time post working 35 hours per week and can be based remotely with the occasional requirement to travel where necessary.

Initially the candidate will be required to provide support to the Senior Accountant in providing corporate finance services, including Council wide budget preparation and monitoring and financial accounting including year end accounts. However the job role will be flexible and the successful candidate will be required to provide support to various teams across Accounting & Budgeting.

The candidate must be motivated and willing to study towards a CCAB qualification, preferably CIPFA.

Please refer to the job description for full duties of the post.

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is not suitable for job share
  • The post-holder will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll and Bute and beyond to meet the operational requirements of the Service.
  • Pay award pending.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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