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  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive + benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 04-Nov-2020
  • Job reference: 28945

Job Description

At a glance 

We have a fantastic opportunity to join a structured 3 year Finance Graduate Scheme, offering you broad exposure across our business along with the opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry. Annual rotations will ensure you gain a range of experience across the Group Finance function alongside studying a Level 7 Apprenticeship in Accountancy. The conclusion of the 3 year period will see you as a fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA), ready to progress into a management position. 

Want to know more?

Our 3 year scheme will allow you the opportunity to develop into a future leader within our business. Alongside the technical skills that a formal accounting qualification will give you, our structured rotation programme will also allow you to experience a wide range of disciplines within the finance department. 

The scheme will comprise of 3 ‘major’ placements of 12 months each and represent genuine roles within the business where you will be able to add value and really make a difference. These placements will provide experience in areas such as Commercial/Operational Business Partnering, Financial Planning and Analysis and Management Accounting.

Alongside these 12 month rotations we also offer short ‘minor’ placements, providing breadth of experience across a range of areas including transactional finance, specialist areas of finance, and also operational areas of our business. 

We take career progression and personal development seriously and alongside the structured programme you will have a personal development plan and access to a mentor. The expectation is that by the end of the 3 year programme you are ready to take on a management role within the team.

Is this you?

We’re looking for confident, ambitious individuals with the confidence to communicate well in a variety of situations. You will have a strong academic record (minimum of expected 2:1 undergraduate degree) as well as being highly numerate and analytical. If you’re delivery focused, down to earth and keen to work with a great team then we’d love to hear from you. 

The Application Process

The first stage of the process would be to click the “apply for this job” button below and complete the application form. Our recruitment team will review your application and if successful, you will be invited to attend a telephone interview with one of our team.  

The final stage of the process will be a full day assessment centre which will take place in Spring 2021, based in Northampton.

What’s in it for you? 

You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry as well as being rewarded with a competitive benefits package that will grow as you grow with the business which includes:

- Competitive company bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Toolstation plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses

Travis Perkins plc at a glance 

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years. With over 20 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and almost 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK, we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. 

A business of this size and complexity relies on highly effective finance professionals, not only to report on past performance but also to partner with the business and influence decision making to shape the future. 

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