14/11/2018 Airbus Chester CH4 0DR

Finance Internship – Broughton 10418556

  • Sector: business admin law, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Chester
Finance Internship – Broughton 10418556

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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: 1st July 2019

Duration: 12 Months

A Finance Internship at Airbus gives you the opportunity to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment with real responsibilities. As an intern you are treated as a full employee and given as much support as you may need to ensure that the transition from university to working life is smooth.

At Airbus there is a solid mix of youth and experience, with a large number of interns, graduates and apprentices on-site as well as well-experienced professionals to help guide your career. You are able to develop a good network made up of people with a range of experience levels and who work in all different areas of the business.

There is the opportunity to get involved in activities such as organising charity events, Generation Airbus social events, showing the local community around the site and leading your own projects.

An internship at Airbus is beneficial for developing ‘softer’ skills such as presentation, communication and leadership which will be invaluable throughout your career all while maintaining a healthy work-life balance through flexi-time and a Friday half-day allowing you to fit work around your life. There is also the potential to be fast-tracked onto the Finance Graduate Scheme which gives you the chance to live and work around Europe while doing your CIMA qualification.

The Broughton Plant is responsible for manufacturing the plane wings that are then transported via plane or truck to Final Assembly Lines around Europe. Therefore, the finance team in Broughton is responsible for preparing budgets, cost reports and forecasts for each wing type. As a member of the team in Broughton, you are able to see the wings in production around the factory and the Beluga flying in and out several times a day to transport wings which is an amazing sight!

Tasks & accountabilities
Month End: Preparing Reports to look at actual costs incurred in the month.
Updating forecast models using financial programmes such as IFRP and SAP.
Liaise with the Finance community and the Business Operations team – key stakeholder management.
Projects aimed at continuous improvement to make the business more efficient.
Attendance Hours and Hourly Rate Reporting.
Planning the Finance Team’s Christmas Party.
Engagement in team building activities, assisting in Charity Challenge and helping to organise team events as required.
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.

Required skills
You must be an undergraduate for the full duration of the placement, with a keen interest in Accounting & Finance (must have completed a minimum of 2 years).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:

Good understanding of MS Office packages, particularly Excel
Good at Team work
Ability to work autonomously on own initiative
Good interpersonal skills & communication skills; verbal and written
Strong academic background
Demonstrate confidence and Proactivity to drive improvements
Drive to develop yourself and others
Logical / analytical approach to problem solving
Curious to understand why and the bigger picture
Ability to explain accounting concepts to Non Finance
Ability to work in accordance with tight deadlines and maintain quality of output
Some work experience in a Finance capacity would be beneficial (but not essential)

COUNTRY      United Kingdom

LOCATION     BroughtonDIVISIONAirbus (Commercial Aircraft)EMPLOYEES

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