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Finance Apprentice

Employer
Jet2.com
Location
Ingram Street, Leeds, LS11 9AW
Salary
£23,290.00 annually
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a new and exciting opportunity to work in the finance department of one of the largest and fastest-growing Aim-listed companies in the UK - Jet2 Plc.

The role represents an incredible opportunity to see and experience how a large finance team operates, whilst also providing the support and structure for the candidate to obtain a professional accountancy qualification.

Over a period of three years, whilst studying towards a Level 7 Accountancy and Taxation Professional Apprenticeship (CIMA/ACCA Accreditation), you will gain a broad range of finance experience, working within a number of different teams across the finance function. It is anticipated that you will typically rotate into a new role every 12 months.

The areas of Finance in which you may gain experience are:

Finance Business Partnering & Reporting:
  • Working with business partners across the company.
  • Providing support and analysis to understand and forecast performance.
  • Identify opportunities and risks and also quantify the impact of business decisions on financial performance.

Group Finance - there are a wide range of roles within the Group Finance team, covering the following areas:
  • Group Reporting.
  • Group Taxation.
  • Financial Control.

Treasury Risk & Internal Audit:
  • Working with business stakeholders to provide assurance to the board on key risk areas.

At the end of the initial three year training programme, candidates will be offered a permanent role within the finance function subject to performance and completion of the apprenticeship qualification.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases. Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays!

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

CIMA CIMA is split into Certificate, a standalone 'beginner' qualification, and Professional, which is split into three levels: Operational, Management, and Strategic. The Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) is your starting point if you're new to accountancy. You'll learn the fundamentals of business economics, financial accounting, management accounting, and ethical considerations of commercial activity. Professional Level - The professional levels are each made up of three Objective Test subjects and one Case Study. You must pass all three Objective Tests before moving onto the Case Study, which tests what you've learned overall in the level. CIMA Operational teaches you about organisational management, costs and analysis used in production, and financial reporting and taxation. CIMA Management equips you with the skills to perform advanced management accounting and advanced financial reporting tasks. You'll learn how to manage companies, from internal and external co ...

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the initial three-year training programme, candidates will be offered a permanent role within the finance function subject to performance and completion of the apprenticeship qualification.

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C - 9/A*) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C - 9/A*) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits Include: We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: Competitive salary. Contributory pension scheme. 26 days holiday entitlement per annum (plus bank holidays). 3 x salary life assurance. Generous Discretionary. Profit Share Scheme. Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and Jet2.com holidays and flights. Share Save scheme. Cycle to Work Scheme Access to Mental Health First Aiders. Annual pay review. Many retail discounts on - travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle We offer an excellent remuneration package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business. Although this role is office based, we are currently operating a hybrid-working system due to Covid-19, where office-based employees are required to work from home Monday, Thursday and Friday, and work in the office Tuesday and Wednesday. This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.
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