Finance Higher Apprenticeship
We’re Nestlé. The largest food and drink manufacturer in the world. We put delicious ingredients into our 2,000 products and out come world-beating brands like KitKat and Nespresso. Well, the same goes for our Early Careers programmers. We blend individuals from all walks of life, with a whole range of experience and they work together as a team – really, really hard – and out come amazing results. That’s how we became a world leading business. And that’s how we attract the most curious minds to our team. Because they know, that at Nestlé, they’ll be given loads of support, so they can be the best they can be!
What can you expect?
Working in Finance for the world’s largest food and drink manufacturer – one with lots of big well-known brands, is an exciting place to be! The team are always involved in the conversation, so you’ll certainly never be bored. On your two-year Apprenticeship, you’ll build up strong foundations across Finance as you move around different areas of the function, learning your trade. These might include a stint focusing on ‘Reporting’ – where you’ll learn all about interpreting data in a way that’s full of insight, or ‘Partnering the Business’ – where you’ll focus on managing relationships and keeping customers sweet. From here you can expect to work in a specific support area, including ‘Planning & Reporting’, ‘Overhead & Cost Allocation’, ‘Financial Services’ and more.
Innovation matters at every level of our business. So, as a Finance Apprentice, you’ll learn how to channel your innovative nature into seriously creative business solutions. Much more than just an alternative to university, you’ll be working on real projects while being mentored by industry experts. Putting your knowledge into practice but still learning all the time.
It’ll give you a practical understanding of our Finance department, the likes of which people going to uni just won’t get for a long time! So you’ll already be in the role best suited to your abilities with a Level 4 Professional Accounting/Tax Technical Apprenticeship under your belt, by the time they graduate.
Who are we looking for?
Finance affects every aspect of the company. So you’re going to need to be able to communicate well with people from right across it and at every level. If you’ve ever worked in customer service, you know the kind of thing we’re talking about. Friendly, professional and knowledgeable.
This being Finance, you’ll obviously need a head for figures and plenty of confidence when it comes to processing and interpreting data. Not to mention 5 GCSEs or equivalent (actual or predicted) grades 9-4 (A*-C if taken before 2017) including English Language and Maths, and the willingness to relocate to Gatwick.
Ultimately, we want people who are really going to go for it and respond quickly to training on their way to a serious career as a Finance professional. Because that’s what’s on offer here. You ready?
Please note that you can only make one application per annual recruitment intake, so do take time to consider what’s going to suit you best. You must have the right to work in the UK.
We’re committed to improving people’s lives in everything we do. And that includes our employees. We want you to love your job and to feel rewarded for the contribution you make, so you can expect a competitive salary, plus all sorts of benefits. These include an Annual Bonus (as long as you meet certain criteria); Shift Allowance (where applicable); Membership of the Nestlé UK or Nestlé Ireland Pension Fund; access to our Flexible Reward Scheme - where you can take advantage of the benefits that best suit you. And, if you work in our York or Gatwick Head Offices, you can even bring your four legged friend to work! Pretty good eh?
Salary: £18,200 + Excellent benefits
We’re Nestlé. The largest food and drink manufacturer in the world. Sounds impressive? Well when you take an even closer look, it’ll blow you away! Starting life more than 150 years ago when Henri Nestlé created his first cereal, we now have more than 2,000 products that we sell in 189 countries. We’re talking the likes of KitKat, Nescafé and Felix – brands so well known and loved, they’ve become a major feature in everyday life!
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