Finance Apprentice Accountancy Professional Level 7 (CIMA)

Recruiter
ESTEE LAUDER COSMETICS LIMITED
Location
52, Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8HQ
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
26 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC001686426
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
April
Duration
Permanent
The finance apprenticeship is a 2.5-year programme during which the successful candidate will gain exposure to all aspects of the Jo Malone London finance operations, having the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills through on the job coaching and structured training. In addition, as part of this programme, you will be supported both financially and professionally to study towards the CIMA qualification (level 7) underpinned by a robust learning and development program.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Month End and Estimate:
  • Calculation and completion of accruals, prepayments and reclass for GSE costs, ensuring accuracy and adherence to corporate finance policies
  • Variance analysis to estimate providing explanation of variance to estimate and plan
  • Support in the completion of monthly rebills process
  • Support in the completion of the estimate process, working alongside cost centre owners to complete monthly and quarterly estimate cycles
  • Support in validation of regional estimate submission

Budgeting:
  • Support in the collation of annual budget, partnering with cost centre owners in collation of their respective annual budgets
  • Completion of analysis comparing year on year variances and drivers behind such changes

Financial Analysis:
  • Global, Region and Market Level Analysis across the P+L
  • SMAP (Selling, Marketing, Advertising and Promotion) Analysis
  • Supports in providing ahoc financial analysis to management

CIMA:
  • Successful completion of CIMA's professional qualification will lead to the designation of Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). The qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in business
  • Management Accounting combines accounting, finance and management with the business skills and techniques you'll need to add real value. Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMAs) are qualified to work across businesses, not just in finance, advising managers on the financial implications of big decisions, formulating business strategy and monitoring risk


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong Office skills with focus on Excel
  • Confident communicator and be able to work collaboratively with a variety of teams
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills
  • Detailed Orientated
  • Strong Office skills with focus on Excel


Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Trustworthy
  • Patient
  • Hardworking
  • Self-motivated
  • Honest
  • Keen desire to learn and quickly put learnings into practice


Desired qualifications

To qualify for our apprenticeship programme, we expect you to have a solid academic record as evidenced in:
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in and Accounting or Finance related role
  • Achieved or be expecting to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree in the UK or international equivalent
  • 260 UCAS points and B or above in GCSE Mathematics and English Language


Future prospects

  • Progression into the business


Things to consider

  • At Jo Malone London we understand the importance of employee wellbeing which is why we partner with a number of mental health charities within the UK. In addition to this we recognise that continuous career advancement is important which is why we offer a range of learning opportunities to all employees
  • Gym Membership, Product allocation, discount to Estee Lauder Companies free standing stores (including Jo Malone London)
  • Understanding of finance and elements of strategy from a global brand. A number of development opportunities
  • Travel to London required
  • Extra hours during busy periods to meet the needs of the business
  • You have the right to work in the UK & Ireland

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