Finance Apprenticeship at GSK

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Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Region:
Greater London
Salary:
Competitive
Deadline:
20th February 2017
Role May Involve:
Banking

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About GSK

GSK are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare within which all our 100,000 employees share the vision of helping people do more, feel better and live longer.

Finance Apprenticeship

If you have a passion for business, building relationships and ambition to achieve a professional qualification, our apprenticeship is a great entry point for a successful career in finance.

Our finance organisation is key to ensuring that we operate in the most cost-effective way possible, to deliver maximum value to our patients, customers and shareholders.  We provide critical insight and analysis and help to drive decision making and achievement of our strategic goals. As a finance apprentice, you will gain a broad understanding of how our global business operates, particularly from a financial management perspective.  Your Level 4 apprenticeship will combine hands on experience and the development of transferrable business skills with the globally recognised CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Certificate in Management Accounting.

What will this apprenticeship offer me?

This apprenticeship programme will provide you with hands on experience together with the opportunity to develop transferrable business skills while working towards the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business Management Accounting, the equivalent of the first year of university study.

You may also be offered a permanent role and the opportunity to complete further fully sponsored study to qualify as a Chartered Management Accountant after your apprenticeship, the equivalent of a Masters degree.

What does a Finance apprenticeship involve?

You will two different 12-month rotations, working in one of our finance teams with a combination of on-the-job learning and a programme of training and development. Your duties might include:

  • Assisting with financial processes, support period end close duties.
  • Dealing with internal or external customer queries.
  • Identifying issues and resolving using agreed processes or escalating as appropriate.
  • Reviewing accounting documents, producing routine reports and summaries for management as required.

Do I have the skills?

You do not need any prior finance experience. We’re looking for good communicators who enjoy working with people.

To be eligible for our finance apprenticeship programme, you will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above or equivalent, including Maths and English Language both at grade B
  • 300 UCAS points from three A-levels not including General Studies

How to apply

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