Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Ripley


Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Accountant to join their growing team in Ripley. Job Title: Trainee Accountant Location: Headquarters, Ripley Salary: £24,799 - £33,799 per annum (Career Progression Criteria Applies) Hours: 37 Hours per week (Applications accepted for job share at hours per role) Trainee Accountant - You: Do you have excellent communication skills, the ability to work on your own initiative and are able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and non-financial managers? Do you fancy the opportunity to work for an emergency blue light service at our newly built Joint Headquarters with the Police at Ripley? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, competent individual to join our team. This is an interesting and demanding role which benefits from career development through to Qualified Accountant stage. It is open to applicants holding entry to a CIMA / CIPFA course through to a Qualified Accountant holding full Membership. Appointment to grade / starting salary will be determined accordingly in line with the Career Grading Criteria. Study support will be provided. Trainee Accountant - The Role: DFRS is keen to enhance its already substantial partnership and collaborative working, with, for example, Derbyshire Constabulary, East Midlands Ambulance Service, billing authorities and other Fire and Rescue Services. The successful candidate will be involved with the costing of collaborative projects to inform strategic decision making. There may be a requirement for some travel for which a pool car will be provided. Trainee Accountant - General Information: The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health and wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK. If you are interested in this excellent Trainee Accountant opportunity, press 'Apply' today. You will be redirected to our site where you can complete your application. Closing Date: 10th January 2020 Interviews: Week Commencing 27th January 2020 We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.

  • accountant
  • billing
  • due