Financial Services Traineeship

Job Description

Programmed Training Services specialise in the employment of Apprentices and Trainees with our clients and the design and delivery of nationally accredited training.

Programmed have an exciting opportunity in Rockhampton for a Financial Services Trainee to work with the project costing team. You will contribute to the commercial sustainability of our client, through the provision of advice, expertise and operational delivery of day to day costing/financial, procurement and project administration services and information whilst ensuring the service provided is timely, effective and responsive to management requirements. You will organise and/or assist with the ordering, purchasing and supply of project requirements to allow infrastructure delivery related work to proceed in a timely manner.

Throughout the traineeship you will be hosted with a major Civil Construction company, RoadTek whom provide excellent mentoring, training and encourages team work and innovation within their business. RoadTek provides transport infrastructure solutions throughout Queensland as a commercial business within the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR).

Upon completion of the traineeship you will have obtained a nationally recognised qualification - Certificate III in Financial Services. Programmed and the host employer have a strong commitment to safety therefore your 'zero harm' attitude is highly desired. Excellent working conditions with fulltime NES benefits.

Throughout the 24 month traineeship you will receive training with a high level of support from qualified supervisors and mentors. As a trainee you will be provided with:

  • Support and mentoring to assist with successfully completing a Certificate III in Financial Services qualification
  • 24 months competency based traineeship
  • A positive and energetic work environment
  • Fulltime contract with paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Public Holiday
  • Potential career in the industry

During the Traineeship you will gain skills and knowledge in Procurement and Project Administration Services and provide support to the Project Manager and team across a full range of duties which include:

  • Undertake financial and timesheet transactions in relation to daily costing, revenue claims in projects and work orders
  • Review & update project costing and finalise end of month claims
  • Requisition and monitor the supply of goods and services. Monitor Inventory purchases and apportionment of costs and assist with stocktaking as required
  • Provide support, advice and expertise on costing and financial administration matters to project/team members
  • Prepare and check employee timesheets for validity of allowances and entitlements. Investigate and resolve employee payroll discrepancies
  • Ensure good governance is maintained in all financial and administration responsibilities
  • Acts in accordance with the QPS legislative framework and Code of Conduct. Models ethical behaviour and consistently applies those ethical standards to self and others
  • Commitment to the Workplace Health & Safety Policy of achieving a Zero Harm workplace

    Note: There may be a small amount of manual handing when archiving and filing

We are seeking applicants to have the following qualities:

  • Desire to work in accounting and finance
  • Have an interest and flair for numbers and finance
  • Experience in Data entry with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience in accounting and finance but not mandatory
  • Reside locally in Townsville
  • Driver's license and reliable transport essential
  • Ability to undertake a reasonable amount of travel throughout the state
  • Demonstrated experience working in an administration position where you had to multitask
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to business needs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Courteous phone manner
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Experience in Excel, Word, Outlook and data entry desirable
  • OHS White construction card or ability to obtain one prior to position commencing
  • Effective team player with experience working in a team environment
  • Initiative and motivation are essential in this position


The position is located in Rockhampton; therefore you must reside locally to the Rockhampton area.

Prior to any offer of employment, a pre-employment medical examination 'Fit for Work' is required to determine fitness for work (including passing a drug and alcohol screen).

Who we are

As one of Australia's largest employers, we work with great companies all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to.

At Programmed, we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

So it's over to you. If you would like to join our team, APPLY now.

To learn more about working with Programmed, we encourage you to visit our website.