graduate scheme
Expires10 days

Finance Graduate

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Our people-centred culture, combined with our tech and data expertise makes us one of the UK's leading companies and a great place to start your career in finance.

As a FTSE 100 company, we work in a fast-paced and agile environment, which means collaboration is vital. Our finance team act as trusted business partners and provide insightful information and analysis to help the business make strategic and operational decisions. The team is made up several areas such as Core Finance Services, Management Reporting, Commercial Finance, Governance, Financial Reporting and Pricing. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity to rotate these areas so that you develop a diverse range of experience. As part of your development, you'll complete the ACCA or CIMA qualification via a level 7 Apprenticeship in Accountancy/Taxation, the choice of qualification will be your decision.

All of our graduates start their journey at our in-house academy. You don't have to be a car enthusiast to work here so upon joining; we'll grow your knowledge of the automotive industry so you can truly understand our customers and what we do as a business. You'll develop into a qualified finance professional through hands-on experience and development opportunities. You will also collaborate with the graduate network to complete cross-functional projects and attend workshops that will allow you to gain strategic insight into our business and our operating priorities. We'll support this further with conferences, graduate network and one-to-one coaching and mentoring. As you progress through the programme, you'll help our community through STEM Ambassador initiatives, mentoring and volunteering days.

Benefits and more

We offer a starting salary of £26,000 and a flexible benefits package, including a pension scheme, healthcare and 28 days annual leave (not inc bank holidays) plus ½ day afternoon closures on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. You'll also have the opportunity to join masterclasses, attend conferences, and have access to coaching and mentoring.

Everyone is unique in their way, and we are looking for people from all walks of life to become part of our inclusive culture. We're committed to making Auto Trader a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone. Diversity for us means respect for and appreciation of differences in gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race and ethnic origin, religion and faith, marital status, social, educational background and way of thinking. Our dedication is to ensure you get the chance to be the best that you can be, showcase your full potential and make the right choice for you.

Our graduate programme starts in both June and October 2021, and you can state your preference on the application form as you move through the recruitment process.

What we are looking for

You'll be highly numerate, commercially minded and be passionate about a career in finance. Your natural curiosity will allow you to investigate and understand complex problems quickly. Coupled with your enthusiastic and analytical approach to problem-solving, will help you deliver innovative solutions and outcomes.

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How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 1 November 2020

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Closing date:  1 November 2020

Expires10 days

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