Graduate - Finance

24000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Start Date
Finance Graduate
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Bellway is a FTSE 250 five-star house builder, headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, which operates 22 trading divisions across England, Scotland and Wales. The company has grown from a family firm, established more than 70 years ago, into a respected national brand.
We are currently recruiting for the next cohort of our Graduate Programme 'Great Careers built with us' for September 2021 start.
The exciting and innovative programme is designed to develop talented individuals who will grow and potentially lead our business in the future. This means providing you with the technical expertise, business knowledge, professional skills and ongoing support to be the best you can be.
You will have the opportunity to work across several different business functions to gain a full appreciation of the build life cycle, and understand how Bellway have earned an enviable reputation, built on the principles of quality, service and trust.
Finance plays a key role across all aspects of our business. Working as Graduate within the Finance department you will be given the opportunity to gain an understanding in all areas of the Finance function, including:
* Preparation of key management information, including management accounts, half year and year end reporting.
* Budgeting & Forecasting - assisting the delivery our business plans.
* Cashflow management, reporting and forecasting.
* Costing and supplier management.
* Sales revenues reporting.
* Valuations - working with the Commercial, Sales & Construction departments to ensure our developments are thoroughly understood and appraised.
* Ad-hoc reporting and analysis - providing information which can be utilised to make key strategic decisions.
* Process improvement initiatives.
Great Careers built with us
The programme is a 2 year scheme where you will predominantly based within the finance department, however you will get to spend time within key areas of the business such as land and planning, construction, sales, commercial and technical to help your understanding of Bellway.
An overview of the programme is as follows:
* Successful candidates will attend a 3 day residential induction programme where you will be given the opportunity to learn more about the business, the 2 year programme and meet the other graduates.
* You will spend time working within key areas of the business including construction, sales, commercial/technical, land and finance.
* Over the course of the programme you will attend 'skills camps' and work on projects with your fellow graduates that provide ongoing development and support.
You will be allocated a local buddy to help you settle into your role and a mentor to support your ongoing development.
About you
The quality of our developments, the standard of our customer service, the strength of our business strategy and the value we deliver for our stakeholders are all a result of the talented people who, together, make up Bellway.
Because of this we are much more interested in what you could do, than what you have already done. We are looking for graduates who can demonstrate the following behaviours:
* Demonstrates financial and commercial acumen
* Ability to make reasoned decisions
* Ability to work with people at all levels and from all backgrounds
* Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and have good time management skills
* Committed to diversity and inclusion
In addition to this, we are looking for graduates with the following:
* 2:2 degree (or above) in BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BSc (Hons) Business Accounting, BSc (Hons) Accountancy, BSc (Hons) Business Finance or similar
* Willing to travel around the UK and stay away from home for short periods of time
* Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business
* In order to be considered for this programme you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK
The Selection Process
The selection process for the Graduate roles is as follows:
Stage 1: Initial Application - to demonstrate you meet the essential criteria for the role.
Stage 2: Telephone interview - to assess values and behavioural competencies
Stage 3: Assessment centre - a half day event which may include a multiple-choice test, group presentation, team activity and competency-based interview
Stage 4: Final stage interview - a discussion of your technical competencies and overall performance with the senior management team in your chosen location and discipline
You will be informed of the outcome of each stage by e-mail.
This is a re-advertised position and although we welcome all applicants, we advise that previously applicants need not apply