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2022 Finance & Treasury Graduate & Industrial Placements

2022 Finance & Treasury Graduate & Industrial Placements

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Ref: R00ET00364
  • Closing Date: 08 November 2021

We’re looking for people who are passionate about analytics; highly numerate, enjoy working under pressure and have a desire to make a difference. We are offering Graduate roles within Finance, and 12-month Industrial Placements within Finance and Treasury.

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.

We need individuals who are go-getters; ambitious, driven, and full of curiosity. And we promise to give you all the opportunities you can handle to continue learning and developing to achieve your career goals.

We recently announced that from now on we’ll be recruiting where the talent is as opposed to where our offices are and therefore, we are flexible on location. With all of our Early Career opportunities you will not need to relocate. You can work from anywhere. You choose your location based on your working day.

We don’t ask for you to have achieved a certain degree subject or classification for our Finance programme. However, for our Graduate programme you must have a degree (or will have completed your degree by the time you start with us in September 2022) in order to be eligible to apply. For our Industrial Placement programme you must be at university and looking to complete this placement as part of your degree, returning to university for your final year once this placement is completed. We view our Industrial Placements as a pipeline into our Graduate Programmes.

Please ensure you apply early, due to the popularity of our Early Career opportunities we will close adverts before the application deadline if sufficient application numbers have been reached.


What you’ll be doing

This is a real job and you’ll be on the ground ensuring we spend our members’ money wisely, improving efficiency and productivity in everything we do.
Building and maintaining strong working relationships will give you a firm foundation upon which to tackle complex and sometimes ambiguous challenges. Attention to detail and an eagerness to find solutions is the key to succeeding.

On the Finance programme, you could be working in areas such as: Financial Reporting, Financial Controls and Operations, Treasury, Financial Planning and Stress Testing, Efficiency and Cost Management and Strategy & Change.

Within the Treasury Specialist Programme, you will undertake all your placements within the Treasury sub-community over 2 years.

Our Finance Graduate Programme is 3 years and to continue your development we will support you with funding and study leave to earn a relevant professional qualification. We can support CIMA and ACA in Finance.

About you

If you’re ambitious and driven to succeed, you’ve come to the right place.

We’re all about the power of the collective, so you’ll be using your good communication skills to build strong and lasting working relationships. You’ll be a quick learner, inquisitive, always focused on solutions and have the tenacity to bring them to life. In this digital age, we need people who are familiar with all the apps and devices that make our world go around too.

Our members are at the heart of everything we do, so a passion for providing excellent customer service is a must. The path to the right result is rarely straightforward so you’ll have to be comfortable navigating challenges and managing ambiguity. As a high performing, ambitious deliverer, we’ll rely on you to be decisive, organised and proactive.

We’re also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse.

The extras you’ll get

Our Graduate programme is a permanent contract with a starting salary of £28,000, and our Industrial Placements are a 12-month fixed-term contract from September 2022 – September 2023 with a starting salary of £18,200.

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:
• A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
• Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
• Access to an annual performance related bonus
• Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
• 25 days holiday

Why work at Nationwide

We’re different from other financial service providers. We’re a building society, owned by our members. And for over 130 years, we’ve supported those members to make the most of their money and achieve what they want from life. That’s reflected in the way we work here at Nationwide. We come together to make sure we’re doing things in the best way possible, both for each other and for our members. If you join us, you’ll be part of that. You’ll be able to help us build something really quite special. And you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference. On top of that, we always want you to be yourself. To use your skills and experience to make our Society stronger. To feel valued for who you are, not just what you do. Because here at Nationwide, we understand that we can do more together than we ever could alone., you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.

We’ll send you our online assessments to complete and there will also be a short video interview to find out more about you. If you are successful, you’ll then be invited to attend one of our Virtual assessment centres which run from mid-November through to December, with some also taking place early in the New Year. More details on our Graduate schemes can be found at

More details on our Industrial Placement schemes can be found at

We respond to everyone, so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.
For more information on our application process and useful hints and tips, please visit

If you have any further questions, please contact us at

Good luck!

2022 Finance & Treasury Graduate & Industrial Placements

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