Graduate Finance Analyst Apprentice

Ilke Homes Ltd
Flaxby Industrial Estate, Knaresborough, HG5 0XJ
£26,000.00 annually
13 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The role will support the FP&A Manager in day to day and ad-hoc matters to ensure robust financial information is available for the business.

Duties include:
  • Supporting the creation of forecasts and budgets
  • Challenge against these metrics
  • Detailed variance analysis with particular focus on cash, profit and working capital
  • Support the creation of monthly reporting to the executive team with focus on where value could you obtained
  • Highlight where value can be unlocked from within the company evidenced using strong financial reporting
  • Improve the quality, timeliness and accuracy of financial information with the wider finance team
  • Support the FP&A Manager with challenging stakeholders as necessary

Ilke has invested in a Group PMO targeted to transformation the company forward. This role will support the FP&A Manager with fundamental robust and accurate financial reporting for PMO.

  • 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

  • Learners will follow the full ACCA Qualification syllabus and learn the technical knowledge, skills, and behaviours required for the Level 7 apprenticeship standard; this includes business insight, professionalscepticism, and leadership. Apprentices must also complete ACCA's Ethics and Professional Skills module so they can understand and apply the relevant ethical standards to their own behaviour
  • Development focuses on the drivers of change that will shape the role finance professionals will play in your organisation, such as digital technologies, increased regulation, stronger governance, globalisation and higher expectations overall. This means they will be fully trained to future-proof your organisation, and add value to your organisation from day one with their professional skills, business acumen, and strategic thinking
  • On completion of the ACCA apprenticeship, the learner will achieve ACCA chartered certified status and the option to work towards professional membership with the ACCA

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A strong willingness to learn
  • An ability to challenge and be challenged
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Good language
  • Strong numerical and communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Commitment
  • An interest in the function of the department and the industry the business operates in

Desired qualifications

  • Degree obtained in suitable field (e.g. maths, Economics, Sciences, Finance, etc.)

  • 3 A-level (Grade B/6 or above including maths) & 9 GCSEs (Grade B/6 or above including English) or equivalents

Future prospects

Progression within the business.

Ilke has won numerous awards since its inception.

The focus when recruiting people is only part qualification based. The type of person they are, their motivations, their values and how they will fit and grow within the organisation is also as equally important.

Development of Ilke only happens when people within are developed and therefore training is considered an important part of an employee's work.

Things to consider

Ilke is a young business growing quickly in an expanding market. It looks to all its employees to drive value and improvement through active & positive two-way engagement.

Ilke operates in a relatively new industry and is different from many of its competitors as it spans manufacturing, construction, and residential development. This role allows an individual to learn how these different industries operate.

Basic pay is considered just part of the remuneration package with additional benefits such as a bonus, corporate discount scheme and pension offered.

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