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Apprentice Assistant Financial Accountant (Financial Reporting & Capital)



6th August 2019

Apprentice Assistant Financial Accountant (Financial Reporting & Capital)

Main area - Finance

Grade - Apprenticeships: Apprenticeship

Contract - Fixed Term Apprenticeship for 12 months

Hours - Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref - 234-18-C2668-B

Site - 20 Rouen Road, Norwich

Town - Norwich

Salary - £146.25 per week

Closing - 26/08/2019 23:59

** 12 month Fixed Term Contract - Apprenticeship. **

We welcome applications from individuals wishing to become an Apprentice and gain experience in the NHS.  You will develop new skills and knowledge whilst working with an established team gaining valuable work experience and a recognised apprenticeship qualification. 

You will be enrolled with a local education provider and will be required to complete your Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Apprenticeship Programme within the duration of the placement.

We are looking for an Apprentice to join a small team which forms the Financial Accounts section within the wider Finance Department of the hospital.

The team reports on the monthly financial performance of the Trust, accounts for the Trust’s PFI contract and monitors the Trust’s multi-million pound capital programme. This all gives the successful candidate a high level view of the Trust’s financial performance and, together with the support package, provides a good introduction to a finance role. 

As post holder you will assist and support the Finance Manager and the Financial Reporting & Capital team in the provision of: 

  • Maintaining the Capital Asset Register and reporting in a timely manner;
  • Preparing the main statements of financial accounts;
  • Reporting the performance of the Trust both internally and externally;
  • Monitoring and reporting of the PFI

Eligibility Criteria: 

All applicants must be:

  • Aged 16+
  • Resident in the UK/EEA for the last three years
  • Must not have a Degree, Level 4 qualification or above
  • Must NOT be in any form of formal government-funded education 

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Good general standard of education
  • 4 GCSE’s at Grade D or above (or equivalent) 
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications: 30th July 2019

Close for applications: 26th August 2019

Please note: For current employees of the NNUH, we reserve the right to consider a secondment where a post has been advertised as substantive.

The Job Description, which includes a Person Specification, provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.


If this post involves working with children or adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of Afc

NHS Service

Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.


Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/08/2019


£146.25 per week


This job is located in Norwich

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