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Finance – year in industry

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

Manchester and Milton Keynes

What you’ll be doing

You could be appointed as an assistant management accountant or an assistant financial accountant. You’ll carry out two placements, splitting your time equally between our financial shared services team in Manchester and our central Finance team in Milton Keynes.

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.

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.