Finance Placement at Doncaster Council

About the company

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

About the role

We are offering a 9-12 month work placement for a student to gain financial management skills and experience whilst working as part of a strong and supportive team.  This will include working with budget holders and service managers, supporting specific project work and service reviews, dealing with the annual cycle of preparing and monitoring revenue and capital budgets, closing the accounts and ensuring savings targets are managed and achieved. 


The placement is aimed at students in their second or third year who are required to take time out from their studies to gain the necessary relevant experience to support their course. Students will preferably be studying a finance based degree or relevant course e.g. economics, public services, finance and policy and have achieved a 2:1 or higher in their first year of study.   The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and ICT skills with the ability to establish positive relationships and communicate effectively.

How to apply

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