Castlefield Recruitment are delighted to be partnering again with Sheffield City Council who are looking to recruit several additional Trainee/Graduate positions across their Finance and Commercial Services Department following a successful campaign last summer.

These roles will be supported by a highly experienced leadership team and offer clear progression opportunities within a structure with a track record of internal promotion and career development.”


Graduate Trainee Accountant (Accountant Grade 6 – £26,975 + fully funded CIPFA training package + Local Government benefits scheme

The Graduate Trainee Accountant roles will provide the opportunity to gain experience in public sector finance, working in a variety of areas within Sheffield City Council’s Finance and Commercial Service.

The three year CIPFA training programme and work responsibilities may include involvement in;

• Commercial advice and information

• Financial accounting

• Management accounting

• Capital programme monitoring

• Project advice and control

• Internal Audit

• Procurement and Supply Chain

Our Locations

The Finance and Commercial Services department is based in Sheffield City Centre which is easily accessible by road and public transport including train, tram and bus. The Council are currently operating, and will continue to, use a hybrid working model of 2 or 3 days a week in the office.

Candidate Pack

Want to find out more about working for Sheffield City Council

Download the candidate pack and get all the information you need to ensure this is the perfect opportunity for you.

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Meet the Consultant

Hugh Fox

Hugh is a key member of the Public Sector Finance Division in Castlefield’s Leeds Office. He focuses on placing interim and permanent accountancy roles across social housing, education, local government & central government. Hugh’s determined nature ensures he goes the extra mile to satisfy both his clients’ and candidates’ expectations.

How to Apply

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Alternatively, book in a call with one of our specialist recruitment consultants to find out more about the role and the employer.

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