Apprentice Financial Accountant

University Hospital Southampton

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The apprentice will work in one of the three roles before rotating to another in the second year and then the final role in the third.  The roles have been carefully selected to provide apprentices with a breadth of knowledge across finance disciplines providing great work experience whilst studying for full accounting body membership

Alongside the practical experience you will undertake a Level 7 finance apprenticeship and study to become a full member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), other professional bodies may be considered for the right candidate.  Study time and off the job training will be fully supported and considered of equal importance to the work experience. 


We are looking for applicants who are committed to developing their knowledge and becoming a chartered accountant.  They will ideally have an interest in developing their skills in public sector finances and working for the NHS.

As this apprenticeship is at an advanced level applicants must have one of the following qualifications: Finance apprenticeship Level 4, AAT Level 4 member, CIMA Certificate of Business Accounting, ACCA Foundations in Accounting or first class degree with finance modules i.e. finance and accounting, business studies.  We will also accept applications from individuals who hold a first class degree with no finance modules, but this may impact the duration of the apprenticeship.  You will also have to qualify for the Government apprenticeship scheme and therefore these roles do not attract visa sponsorship.

Due to the rotational nature of this role you will be a team player with strong communication skills who is willing to work hard and be adaptable to the different demands of the department. You will have strong attention to detail will be honest with all the work that you do. You will demonstrate independence and initiative when carrying out tasks. Work experience in finance or customer services is desirable as is a good working knowledge of excel.

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