11/10/2018 Airbus Stevenage SG1 2AS

Finance Internship (12 months)

  • Sector: business admin law, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Stevenage
Finance Internship (12 months)

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Reference Code 10421479 D EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage (Skynet)

– Target Group:  Internship – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time:  Graduate programme / Full time

– Work Experience:  Not specified

– Functional Area:  FINANCE / Controlling

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. 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 space.

Description of the job

Start date: August 2019

Location: Stevenage

Application closing date: 4th November 2018

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

This finance internship is based in Stevenage working in the finance department of the Secure Communications division of Airbus Defence and Space.
Secure Communications provides global fixed and military satellite communication services and solutions for Military, Government and Civilian organisations. This finance department oversees a wide breadth of finance activities from maintaining its purchase and sales ledgers and cash books, controlling the services of the division through margin control and in-depth analysis, infrastructure utilisation through to the preparation of monthly management accounts, VAT reports, budgeting and forecasting.
The successful candidate will therefore gain exposure to many different elements of Accounting during this 12 month internship.


During the Internship, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to all areas of the Finance department including:

– Purchase and sales ledger

– Financial reporting

– Management accounting

In addition, you will gain an understanding of budgets, forecasting, corporation tax and VAT.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. You must be an undergraduate currently studying towards a degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics or related subject. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

– An interest in pursuing a career within Accounting

– Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Excel

– The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

– Good written and verbal communication skills

– An understanding of the fundamentals of accounting is advantageous Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application. The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.


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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