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Public Health – Finance Apprentice
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/21/168557
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 16:24 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,365.88
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Public Health – Finance Apprentice

Public Health – Finance Apprentice

Closing date:  31st October

Interview’s week commencing 1st November 2021

Contracts start date: December 2021

We are looking for a full time, motivated and energetic Finance Apprentice to work within our busy Public Health Team at the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

This is an exciting opportunity to embark on a challenging and rewarding finance career in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Successful candidates will be supported with a thorough training scheme which will help them acquire the skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully fulfil this finance position within a Public Health environment. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Finance and Contracts Officer as well as with the Public Health team and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and partners. The successful candidate will be involved in and carry out a varied range of tasks. Some of the key responsibilities for the role will be to:

  • Assist with payments (Batching, matching, and processing invoices)
  • Assist with raising invoices, POs and GRNs when needed
  • Updating the accounts and providing financial reports
  • Carrying out regular account reconciliation
  • Cooperating with ad hoc admin tasks
  • Monitoring the contracts and updating financial transactions
  • Communicating and cooperating with Finance Team, Accounts Payable Team, Accounts Receiving Team and Cash Flow Management Team
  • Dealing with suppliers’ financial queries

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the importance of the services provided by local authority including the ways in which these services are funded
  • Possess the ability to read and understand written procedures and policies
  • Have a qualification in Maths and English at Grade A-C / 5-9 GCSE
  • Be able to organise and prioritise a challenging and varied workload but know when to approach colleagues for support and guidance