Trainee Finance Assistant

    Website Moat Brae

    Salary: £15,000 – £17,000 Full Time (35 hrs per week)

    Moat Brae, the National Centre for Children’s Literature & Storytelling based in Dumfries, is seeking a dedicated and meticulous Trainee Finance Assistant to work in their Finance Department.

    The successful applicant will be working with the Finance Manager and the role will cover all aspects of the accounting functions for this busy centre which includes the main visitor attraction, retail shop and café as well as educational and community activities.

    This position would suit someone who has finished higher education and is looking to commence a career in business finance and accounting. As part of the training we would offer the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications in accounting.

    The ideal candidate will:

    · be educated to degree level ideally in business or accounting

    · have experience of using Microsoft Excel and Word

    · be able to demonstrate good numeracy and accuracy skills

    · be able to work in a team

    · be interested in the work of the centre

    The position is permanent, the salary range quoted is dependent on the candidate’s educational attainment.

    An immediate start is available.

    If you’d like to apply for the position, please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you think you’d be suited to the position to: Jacqueline Kennedy

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