Finance Apprenticeship x2
(DNU/GLA) Grade 2 (£23,188)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: FA001
Contract type: Fixed Term (18 months); with the possibility of an additional 18-month contract
Closing date: Monday 19 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Assessment Centre date: Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 February 2018
Salary: £23,884 (Spot Salary, G2 point 6)
Grade: 2 – rising to Grade 4

Are you interested in working in a finance team and at the same time studying for an accounting qualification?  This new apprenticeship opportunity may be for you.


The GLA is offering two Finance Apprenticeships to enable talented individuals to achieve a Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship. The successful candidates will study  towards an Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 qualification whilst developing their finance knowledge, skills and experience in a busy finance team (18-month contract: March 2018 – August 2019). You may be offered an additional 18-month contract (September 2019 – February 2021) to study AAT Level 4 on successful completion of Level 3.


On the job, key activities will include finance administration, processing financial transactions such as journals, sales invoices and expense claims, preparing reconciliations, assisting finance staff with forecasting, budgeting and the preparation of the annual statement of accounts.


Essential qualifications: GCSE English and Maths at grades A-C, (or equivalent)

Desirable qualifications: 2 A Levels, grades A-C, including Mathematics.

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification.


We are looking for candidates who are available to commence a training programme from mid-March 2018.


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.


We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are open to discussions around flexible working options such as compressed hours, working from home and flexibility around start and end times.


In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.


If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact


Application closing date:                     Monday 19 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Assessments will take place at:          City Hall Tuesday Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 February 2018

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