Finance Assistant - training role

Job Title: Finance Assistant - training role
Contract Type: Work Experience & Placements
Location: Cornwall
Salary: 18000 - 23000
Reference: Coastline FA2020
Contact Name: ASR 1
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2020 10:49

Job Description

Finance Assistant – Training Role

Fixed Term 3 year appointment
37 hours
Circa £20,000
Based Redruth


We are in search of an individual to join our team in a 3 year fixed term training role. Alongside your day job working across the finance and performance team, you will study towards obtaining a suitable professional accountancy qualification within agreed standards and timescales.

We Promise (& Will Deliver):
Variety, stimulation, challenge and early responsibility. You will receive tons of support and ongoing training and development. If you thrive in a lively, friendly and stimulating atmosphere then you will love being a part of our team.

We Expect (& Will Encourage):
Ambition, customer focused drive, proactive self-directed leadership, and creative and out of the box thinking with a genuine desire to contribute to the future development of our business in the short and long-term - our standards are extremely high!

What’s In It For You (& Consequently Us):
If you deliver on our expectations above, a very bright future with us awaits you. During your training contract we will pay for your courses and give you time off to study. The further you progress through your exams and training with us, the more responsibility you will be given.

What Do We Do (& Why Do We Do It):
Coastline Housing Ltd is an independent, not-for-profit housing association owning and managing almost 5,000 homes. The company’s purpose is to build great homes and offer great services provided by great people.



As one of the top 10 fastest growing housing providers in each of the last four years and with a wide variety of housing and support offerings Coastline is both a varied and growing business.

Our operations, whilst largely focussed in West Cornwall, are expanding further; supported by our sector first partnership with Legal and General Affordable Homes and significant additional investment from both Homes England and Cornwall Council.

Our activities include; the only purpose built homeless facility; move-on accommodation and support; an Extra Care facility; homes for rent; shared ownership; and rent to buy.



Our Values (& Yours):
You will demonstrate behaviours in accordance with Coastline’s values:
 Put our customers first
 Be open, honest and accountable
 Value each other
 Strive to be the best

Our trainees work alongside our qualified staff who are committed to doing the best work for our clients; in doing this we place our values at the centre of how we manage our organisation and how we interact with you. We value you as an individual who brings a unique perspective and approach to Coastline and quite frankly we know you as a trainee, are the freshest and most inspiring people to be around.


You Will Have (As a Minimum):
• GCSE Maths and English grade C or above

Please set out all information clearly and in detail. Candidates who do not include this information may not be contacted for clarification.

If you want to join an organisation where your efforts can have a lasting effect in a rewarding and challenging role, then apply now.

Due to social distancing measures, the selection process will be conducted online and the dates to complete these are non-negotiable. You will complete the following:

• Two online exercises on Monday 26 October lasting approximately two hours; and
• Virtual selection on Tuesday 3 or Thursday 5 November lasting approximately 1 hour.



This post is subject to a Basic DBS check and you will be required to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK for the duration of the training contract.


Please click here to view the role profile


Closing date: Sunday 18 October 2020


Proposed role start date: Negotiable