Finance Graduate 10371959
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of
around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European
leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest
space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and
determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and
experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in
Description of the job
Our UK Graduate Programmes provide exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over
the 2/3 year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well
as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.
From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities
that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided
works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programmes
Our Finance department in the UK is part of a transnational organisation, covering a wide variety of areas such as financial
reporting, analysis, control, planning and budgeting.
This role will be based in Bristol, Filton or Broughton, Chester (must be flexible) and will receive the full Airbus UK Graduate
programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000.00 – plus a welcome payment of £2,000.00
The Graduate placements are structured to give you the tailored experience required to gain CIMA membership status, building
from fundamental finance in the first year to complex devolved finance controlling roles in the third year.
During the three-year programme, we expect our Graduates to attain qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Management
Accountants (CIMA) and you will be financially supported to do this. Airbus in the UK is an accredited CIMA training programme
provider as well as offering focused ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD). You will also be required to be
committed to complete CIMA exams within the 3 years of the Graduate programme.
We offer the opportunity to gain a wide range of varied experiences by undertaking 6 month placements across Filton,
Broughton, and other transnational Airbus sites and so the mobility of successful applicants is essential.
The structure of the Finance programme could be as follows:
Year 1 – Cost Accounting (Filton)/ Controlling (Broughton)
Year 2 – Planning and Reporting (Toulouse)/Procurement Controlling (Filton)
Year 3 – Long Range Programme Controlling (Toulouse)/Project Management Officer (PMO) to Head of Plant Broughton
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience
Educated to either degree level (2:1 or above) or equivalent within one the following disciplines;
– Accounting & Finance
– Maths would be considered with evidence of Finance and Accounting experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Relevant Finance and Accounting qualifications and evidence of leadership skills would be advantageous.
Please demonstrate your wider interest in the aerospace industry and motivations (including Chartership) for this Graduate
position within a covering letter and CV.
Following application to this position you may be invited to undertake a number of selection activities including online testing and
attending an assessment centre. Please note that online tests must be complete within 7 days of invitation.
Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 17th November 2017
Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible
facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications
irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
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