Be the future of public finance

Join a London borough on a four-year contract.

Study, train and gain broad professional exposure. Launch your public finance management career.

Trainee scheme

Challenging projects and operational work tailored to your development needs.

CIPFA Level 7 Apprenticeship

Membership of the professional body for people in public finance.

Excellent benefits

Pension scheme, generous leave package and study support.

Local Government Graduate Finance Programme

Every year, the Local Government Graduate Finance Programme brings together local authorities and other public services to recruit and train graduates who want to pursue a career in public finance. Each year there are a number of London Boroughs from which to choose. Join one of them, on a secure, four-year contract, and you will gain exposure to every aspect of public finance while studying towards a CIPFA Level 7 Apprenticeship, including the CIPFA Professional Accountancy Qualification.




Shared Scheme

Which London Boroughs can I work for?
Find out a little more about each of our recruiting London Boroughs and see in which community your future in public finance could be.

Meet our people

For more than a decade, we have been helping graduates get the experience and qualifications they need to build a successful career in public finance management. To give you more insight into the challenges and opportunities that await you on the scheme, we asked some of our former trainees to share their stories. 

Ready to be the future of public finance ?

We are now open for applications to our 2023 graduate oppportunities.