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Apprentice Accountancy Assistant


Location:  Town Hall
Salary:  £19,099 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 36 Months
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 10 July 2022
Reference:  REFI01017

Resources Directorate – Accountancy Services. This is an exciting time to be in Preston and the directorate is playing its part in making the city a great place to live, work and visit. We are looking to appoint an Apprentice Accountancy Assistant to join our Accountancy Services Team based at the Town Hall.  The successful applicant will be supported to obtain the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification. 

In this role you will provide support to professional accountants and accounting technicians, members and stakeholders in respect of all Accountancy Service functions. You will be involved in a range of duties including assisting in compiling the Council’s budget, supporting the budget monitoring process, processing journals, and assisting with various financial reconciliations. You will also need to be able to communicate with a range of customers in a courteous manner as you will also be assisting with the accounts payable and receivable functions, when necessary, and so will be dealing with our customers. You will need to be able to work as part of a team, work to deadline.

For an informal discussion about the role or for further information, please contact Lee Hurst, Assistant Director (Head of Financial Services), by email at or telephone 01772 906959

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