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Finance Apprenticeship 2019

Finance Apprenticeship 2019

  • Location: Swindon, South West England
  • Salary: £16,380 - £16,380
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R00ET00178
  • Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Job description

• Location: Nationwide House, Swindon
• Salary: £16,380 annually, plus performance based bonus and employee benefits
• Permanent, full time contract, working 35-hours per week
• Level 4 CIMA Apprenticeship over a period of 18 – 24 months
• Start date: 30th September 2019

As an apprentice within our Finance & Efficiency community, you’ll learn the accountancy trade within an interesting, dynamic and fast paced team whilst studying towards a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Professional Services where you’ll work towards the Professional Accountant / Tax Technician CIMA certificate over 18 – 24 months.

This Apprenticeship can lead to further professional development, leadership and specialist roles as well as opening a career path with the world’s largest Building Society. We’re looking to discover talent for the future in this business area through this progressive role.

Please ensure you apply early, due to the popularity of our apprentice schemes we will close roles before the application deadline when sufficient numbers of applications have been reached.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum requirement, you’ll:

• Have achieved a Grade ‘A’ or ‘B’ / Grade 6-9 in Mathematics GCSE (or equivalent)
• Have an English Language GCSE minimum Grade C / 4 (or equivalent)
• Pass the online assessments
• Need to be living in the UK
• Be enthusiastic and keen to continuously learn and improve
• Show excellent communication skills
• Be a good team player

It would be nice if you also had:

• Strong A levels preferred but not essential if Maths is evident
• Advanced IT skills, particularly in Word, Powerpoint and Excel
• A strong attention to detail

What you'll be doing

You’ll be doing a real role within the society whilst studying towards your apprenticeship.

Whilst on the apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to do all the tasks required as a team member and have all the coaching and support that you need to ensure that you are continuously learning and improving in your new job. In addition to your new role, we will provide a full company induction, on the job training, development and support from Nationwide as well as your own Apprentice Training Provider Assessor.

As part of your role you’ll be involved in a variety of tasks such as producing regulatory and financial reports, using your problem-solving skills to perform analysis on financial results and being an excellent communicator by sharing your findings with team members. You’ll take responsibility for your own work, and will need to use your own initiative to solve problems.

The extras you'll get

• Access to training to help you progress and develop your skills and career
• Get you involved with real business projects with stretching goals
• Provide you with professional qualifications
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x notional your salary
• Accident cover worth 3x notional salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• The ability to ‘buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
Woman Engaged

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in, and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.