South Gloucestershire Council has a vacancy for finance and controls officer apprentice. As our apprentice your enthusiasm and willingness to learn will be a welcome addition to our team at South Gloucestershire Council who are making a real difference to the lives of the people who live, work and learn here.We’ve achieved a great deal, but were ambitious about the future. Join us and be part of something bigger.
How you’ll make a difference
Our Finance and System Controls team play a key part in supporting many of the software systems used within the Finance & Customer Services divisions. The team provide frontline system security and support, and carry out key system and financial reconciliations and reporting processes.
As our apprentice, you’ll learn how to index information, run daily and weekly Cheque and Bacs payment runs for service areas and retrieve data files from various government sites for data file transfer into main service systems. You’ll also learn how to assist our Controls Officers with allocating received payments to customer accounts as well performing financial reconciliations.
Across the wider system support team, you will also learn how to test system upgrades and about how the Council’s main financial systems are set up and maintained.We will allocate you a workplace mentor to give you guidance and support throughout your 15 month apprenticeship and completion of a Level 2 in Accounts/Finance Assistant.
If you would like to find out more about this role or wish to apply, please visit the council’s recruitment website and complete the online application: