John T grew up on a farm but always knew that he didn't want to go into the family business. After attending a careers fair he took part in a 10 week internship at Standard Life, which resulted in him being offered a place on Standard Life's Graduate Training scheme after leaving university. He loves the flexibility of the Graduate scheme and enjoys working with different departments.
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DescriptionFinance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.
QualificationsEntrants will normally possess GCSEs/S grades (including maths), a finance-related qualification at an appropriate level and have relevant work experience.
- Oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts;
- Prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers;
- Plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks;
- Coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.
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