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Finance Analyst Graduate Scheme

Salary £20,000 - £24,000
Location North, Sheffield
Job Type Permanent
Size 100-250
Job overview
In this Finance Analyst Graduate Scheme in Sheffield, you will have the opportunity to kick-start a long-term career in accounting & finance within an award winning, hugely successful, nation-wide insulation and building supplies company.

Looking for Finance Graduate Schemes and Accounting Graduate Schemes in Sheffield? A rapidly growing insulation and building supplies business are seeking an ambitious graduate to join their finance team in their head office in Sheffield - apply today!

Company profile

In this Finance Analyst Graduate Scheme in Sheffield, you will be joining a market-leading and award-winning (listed in the 50 fastest growing companies across Yorkshire) independently owned insulation supplier. Since their foundation, they have spread across the UK with 8 branches located from Sheffield, to Birmingham to London employing just shy of 200 staff. Their turnover has been hugely successful: from around £39 million in 2019 to an incredible £65 million this year, with a projection to break £100 million in 2021. They’re looking to bring on a junior accounting graduate who is highly analytical to kickstart their finance career in their head office in Sheffield in January 2021.

Job description

In this graduate Finance job in Sheffield, you will be kicking off your finance career in a market-leading, hugely successful FMCG company who work within the construction sector nation-wide. A-typical to the usual corporate grad schemes, you’ll be joining an organically grown FMCG company who value and reward hard work and humility and are implementing their first grad schemes. In this Graduate scheme, you’ll report directly to the Financial Controller and be exposed to all areas of finance and accounting as well as various systems, analytical, and automation responsibilities.

Please note, the graduate scheme starts in January 2021. The programme is 12 months with the opportunity to progress into a life-long carer and gain accounting qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

In this Accounting Graduate Scheme, your responsibilities will include:

  • Getting exposure to all areas of accounting & finance and being trained and mentored from the ground up
  • Involvement in managing income and expenditure, accounts payable, receivable, cash, finance checks and reporting, reconciliations, invoicing
  • You will also get involved with more technical tasks such as automating data analysis and database management
  • Ad hoc support across other internal teams
  • Reporting directly to the financial controller of the company and assisting with large scale projects

Job Requirements

  • A 2.1 or higher graded degree from university. You do not have to have studied finance or accounting! Any technical or STEM degrees are welcome
  • A keen interest in a long-term career in accounting & finance is a must
  • Working technical knowledge of data platforms and systems
  • A highly analytical and numerical mindset
  • Exemptions from accountancy exams is beneficial
  • You’ll naturally be driven, but humble with a hard-working attitude and growth mentality
  • You’re a genuine team player and will go above and beyond to support your colleagues
  • You have an innate sense of responsibility and are happy to work independently and as part of a team

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive salary of £20,0000 - £24,000
  • Hands-on training & mentoring from managers
  • Study support for accounting qualifications
  • Fantastic progression opportunities
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • The chance to gain a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience that will kick-start your career in accounting & finance

Looking for Finance and Accounting graduate Schemes in Sheffield and want to quickly progress your career in Finance? If you're a motivated graduate with excellent analytical skills, apply to this Finance Analyst grad scheme in Sheffield today!

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