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Salary: £20,000 (pro rata)
Closing date for this role is midnight on Thursday 16th November
What we can offer you:
10 month undergraduate placement starting September 2024
Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals and free car parking
A placement that allows you to apply your university learning to real-world engineering projects and technologies
Your working week will be a blend of working in the office with the team, and working from home, with an expectation of a minimum level of attendance in the office, as agreed between yourself and your manager (e.g. 2/3 days working from home and 2/3 days working in office). In the initial phases of each placement, face to face interaction is likely to provide better opportunity to learn quickly and build on the knowledge base of your co-workers.
Our vision in Finance is to operate as one coordinated team, which strives to deliver a consistent application of standard methodology, financial controls and processes. We look to challenge all areas of the business, improve shareholder value, protect the assets of MBDA and ensure we align with all national and shareholder requirements.
Your placement will be working within one area of Finance in a supportive, experienced team, gaining an understanding of how teams work together across the function.
Role responsibilities may include;
support of budget and business plan preparation,
reconciliation of accounts,
understand and implement double entry bookkeeping and financial accounting;
You'll be encouraged to improve processes and introduce new ones, and utilise your skills to contribute to the team as well as the company as a whole. In addition - attend training courses and have access to the online learning portal in order to gain as much knowledge as you can through the year.
What we're looking for from you
Currently studying for a degree in any field. You do not need to have a finance background but it is beneficial that you have a general interest in Finance and have strong numerical skills.
We value new perspectives, collaboration, and diversity. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.
We encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process.
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Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.
Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.