Finance Assistant Placement (University of Worcester Students)

Service Headquarters, Worcester
04 Dec 2018
16 Feb 2019
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***This Job is for University of Worcester Students Only***

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service are responsible for providing day-to-day fire and rescue services across the two counties of Hereford and Worcestershire. The service is working in partnership with Worcester University, to provide a placement opportunity for existing undergraduates. This placement is expected to start in July 2019.

The Role

The successful candidate will assist with the administration duties connected with the preparation and processing of purchase and sales invoices and payroll. The main purpose of the role is to provide financial support to the Authority; ensuring invoices are paid in a timely manner.

Key Requirements

Applicants must be an undergraduate at Worcester University, and be looking to gain a sandwich degree, which requires participation in a 12 month placement scheme. Applicants must also possess a minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade C or above (or equivalent), and it is desirable that one of these is GCSE Mathematics, or a recognised financial qualification.

Skills & Experience

Applicants must have:
- Excellent numerical and computer skills;
- Good communication skills, including a pleasant telephone manner;
- The ability to retain confidentiality;
It is desirable that applicants have had experience within a financial environment, and preferably experience of invoicing, order generation, use and interrogation of a General Ledger system.

Additional Information

Scale 3
37 hours per week, 12 month placement
Service Headquarters, Worcester

The successful applicant will be subject to security clearance vetting, NPPV level 2.

Closing date midnight on Thursday 14th February 2019.
Interviews to be held w/c 11th March 2019.

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