Start date: September 2016
Number of vacancies: Three
Salary: £20,717 - £23,935 p.a.
Benefits: a pension, staff discounts, loyalty rewards, training and development courses, the opportunity to volunteer and 24 days annual leave.
Details of the organisation
Wigan is one of the biggest and most ambitious local authorities in the North. We are recognised by Best Companies as one of the 100 best not-for-profit organisations in the UK in a recent independent staff survey. We are focused on transforming our services by creating growth and managing reform to help shape the future of our borough.
You do not need past experience or a qualification in finance to apply, just a passion for it and a willingness to learn. Successful applicants will benefit from a four year programme offering excellent personal and professional development, including a structured induction programme, development of leadership and management skills, as well as full support to undertake the CIPFA qualification (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy).
In return for all these benefits including varied and exciting work areas, you will be expected to demonstrate your commitment to a career in local government and to successfully complete the CIPFA qualification in a timely manner.
To join our team you’ll need to display our Be Wigan behaviours:
- be positive
- be accountable
- be courageous
More information on the Be Wigan behaviours can be found here.
How to apply
Minimum entry requirements: AAT qualified or Degree 2:1
Closing date: 19th August 2016
Interview/Assessment dates: provisional Date for interview is September 7th
Please apply online.