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Accountant (Training Role), National Museums Liverpool

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £22,571

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Closing Date: Thursday 20 April 2023 – 12 Noon


Our people are at the heart of National Museums Liverpool. Colleagues from across the NML team make a difference every day, creating memorable experiences for everyone and challenging expectations. We pride ourselves on being a place for everyone, but we are always aiming higher, aspiring to be representative of the communities we serve. Through our people, we are building a culture which embeds trust, respect and inclusion and an organisation in which people are engaged and empowered to enable National Museums Liverpool to evolve. You could be just the right person to join us.  

We currently have the post(s) of Accountant (Training Role) available.

Led by the Head of Finance, NML’s Finance team is responsible to the Executive Director of Business Resources for the fiscal management of NML, including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. We are also responsible for ensuring that the organisation complies with financial regulations and laws.

This role will be funded to study and achieve a professional Accountancy qualification (CIMA or CIPFA) through an Apprenticeship route following satisfactory completion of their probationary period. The qualification (which is equivalent to a bachelors’ degree) will be supported by on and off the job learning and development and practical experience gained from within the role.

Career and salary progression will be reviewed upon the candidate successfully completing each level of the qualification; and their demonstrating proficiency in meeting the role requirements as detailed within this job description. In applying for this role, the candidate agrees to adhering to the training objectives of the Apprenticeship scheme and commitment to becoming fully qualified within 5 years, unless otherwise agreed with the Head of Finance.

Through a blend of job experience and professional training and studies it is expected that that by the time the candidate has attained their professional accountancy qualification, they will be at the level of fulfilling responsibilities of a Finance Business Partner.

If you think you match the job description and our organisation ethos then click on the link to apply with your CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the person specification. 

Additional Information

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS)

National Museums Liverpool carries out checks, at a level appropriate for each role, as part of our recruitment process. Checks are completed through the Disclosure and Barring Service, following a successful interview and conditional offer. Details of these checks are restricted to the People Team and not shared with recruiting managers.

If you have questions about the DBS service please visit

Overseas Applications

National Museums Liverpool are not currently a sponsor organisation for those applying from outside of the UK. This means that we will be unable to sponsor applications for a work visas from those who live outside of the UK and do not currently hold the right to work.

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