Financial Management GraduateTrainee - Hertfordshire County Council

Salary: £23,398 pa (pro rata for part to time) + benefits
Location: South East, Hertford
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Public Sector, Finance

The biggest challenges need the best leaders


About Us:
Hertfordshire’s Graduate Programme will challenge, stretch and inspire you. Right from the start you’ll get involved, and have a say, in everything we do – the services we deliver and how we deliver them, the challenges we face, and our strategies for the coming years. Your voice will be heard, and your opinions valued. This is because we’re looking for leaders for the future. And the more you experience on the programme, the better equipped you’ll be to build a lasting career with us. We have many examples already of key leaders who joined us as graduates, with our graduate schemes as their springboard.


The opportunity:
We are looking for talented, innovative and ambitious graduates to join our Financial Management Graduate Scheme for either a January/February or August 2018 start.


We are offering:
• A 3 year graduate training programme
• Sponsorship to complete the CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy) professional accountancy qualification
• Full financial sponsorship, a ‘buddy’ in your first year, a senior manager as a mentor, and a structured development programme.
• Excellent career prospects with opportunity to progress into senior management roles
• Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
• A starting salary of £23,398 increasing up to £32,486 based on performance with 6-monthly reviews


If you are looking to launch your career in the public sector and can offer what we’re looking for, we’d welcome your application:


Essential requirements:
• 2.1 degree or equivalent
• Proof of right to work in the UK, without the requirement of sponsorship
• Demonstrable ambition to make a career in public service.
• Please can you state as part of your qualifications, your A- level or equivalent subjects taken, including grades.



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