Our Finance Year in Industry placement scheme

Who you are

You have an analytical mind and a flair for financial planning. You’re enthusiastic about your work, enjoy collaborating with others and have the skills and ability to communicate with a variety of different audiences.

Where you’ll be based


What you’ll be doing

You’ll be responsible for financial reporting and analysis work to support key decisions made within our organisation. Other key tasks include periodic accounting, project work such as updating our training manuals, site visits, and work shadowing. At the end of your placement you’ll be asked to put together a short presentation based on your experience of the scheme.

You can choose to carry out one or two placements, as an assistant management accountant or an assistant financial accountant. You will also be able to choose to either spend your time in our Financial Accounting Services team in Manchester, our central Finance team in Milton Keynes or one of our regional offices in London.

Why you should choose this placement

It’s a unique opportunity to experience many parts of the business while making a key contribution to important projects and decisions. Many students go on to make successful applications to the graduate scheme and now hold senior positions within the Finance team.

Entry requirements

You must be in your penultimate year and be on course to achieve at least a 2:2.

Ready to make an epic career choice?

Applications for the 2020 scheme are now closed, but you can register your interest for our 2021 year in industry placement scheme below.