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Management Accountant Training Scheme - Derby

East Midlands   •   £15,300 pa   •  Apprenticeship

Key Selling Bullet Point 1

  • Gain financial and business experience whilst building a sound technical knowledge of accounting.
  • Work towards becoming an accountant during our four-year programme, developing the technical and business knowledge you need to build a solid foundation for an exciting career in finance.

About us

Our  high-performance,  integrated  power  solutions  are  at  the  cutting  edge  of  technology.  From  powering  huge  commercial  vessels  to  nuclear  submarines,  supersonic  fighter  jets  to  highly  efficient  passenger  planes,  or  rail  locomotives  to  luxury  yachts,  we  go  above  and  beyond  to  create  better.  

And  it's  all  thanks  to  our  people.  Whether  they  work  in  engineering  or  finance,  manufacturing  or  project  management,  our  50,000-strong  team  work  together  to  deliver  excellence  in  the  air,  on  land  and  at  sea,  to  customers  in  150  nations  around  the  world.

Why work for us

Joining  us  as  an  intern  or  graduate  means  you  could  be  working  on  awe-inspiring  innovative  projects,  driving  business-critical  initiatives  and  learning  from  world-class  professionals.  

Wherever  you  choose  to  hone  your  knowledge  and  develop  expertise,  you’ll  be  part  of  a  company  with  a  future  every  bit  as  exciting  as  its  history.

Job Description

The  programme
You'll  gain  financial  and  business  experience  whilst  building  a  sound  technical  knowledge  of  accounting.  Whatever  you're  doing  and  wherever  you're  learning,  you'll  be  making  a  real  contribution  to  our  business  whilst  becoming  a  fully-qualified  accountant.  We'll  make  sure  you  feel  supported  every  step  of  the  way  with  mentoring  from  fully-qualified  accountants,  apprentice  development  teams  and  a  buddy  from  the  programme?you  can  also  expect  paid  study  leave  during  the  four  years.

What  you'll  do
You'll  work  towards  becoming  an  accountant  during  our  four-year  programme,  developing  the  technical  and  business  knowledge  you  need  to  build  a  solid  foundation  for  an  exciting  career  in  finance.  During  your  first  two  years,  this  will  mean  completing  placements  within  the  Finance  Service  Centre  or  Tax  teams.  With  your  placements  matched  to  your  level  of  experience,  you'll  learn  all  about  life  in  a  wide  range  of  finance  environments  at  a  pace  that's  challenging,  but  not  overwhelming.  
At  the  same  time,  you'll  be  completing  the  Association  of  Accounting  Technician  (AAT)  qualification.  Your  second  two  years  will  see  you  complete  two  12-month  Finance  placements  in  different  business  sectors  across  Civil  and  Defence  Aerospace,  Marine  and  Nuclear,  as  you  study  for  the  prestigious  Chartered  Institute  of  Management  Accountants  (CIMA)  qualification.  After  four  years,  you'll  be  ready  to  further  your  career,  starting  with  a  role  as  a  Finance  Analyst.

The Successful Applicant

Naturally,  we  look  for  highly  numerate  people  to  join  our  programme.  So  you'll  need  to  have,  or  be  on  track  to  achieve,  3  A-Levels  or  equivalent  at  grades  A*-B,  to  include  at  least  one  numerate  subject  -  Maths,  Accounting,  Finance  or  Economics.  You'll  also  need  good  GCSEs  or  Standard  Grades  in  Maths  and  English  and,  ideally,  some  relevant  work  experience.  
We're  looking  for  motivated  and  driven  individuals  with  good  attention  to  detail  and  great  communication  skills;  people  who  can  learn  quickly  and  work  well  with  others.  You'll  be  able  to  prove  all  of  this  with  your  achievements  outside  of  education.

What's on Offer

• A  competitive  salary  starting  from  £15,300  a  year  and  increasing  as  you  complete  your  training
• A  competitive  pension,  and  33  days'  holiday  per  year  (inclusive  of  Bank  Holidays)
• Career  support  from  day  one
• Valuable  qualifications  and  professional  accreditation  
Closing  date:  2nd  March  2018