Finance Graduate Trainee

Recruiter
DS Smith
Location
Kent
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DS Smith has an excellent opportunity for a Finance Graduate to join the team at our Paper Mill located in Kemsley. At DS Smith, we are united by two strong factors: the incredible passion for our products and the strong commitment to serve and delight our customers, particularly our DS Smith internal customers! The successful candidate will be a key member of the Finance Team, supporting both the local Finance Team and the team located at the Shared Service Centre, alongside the site operation team; initially with the Procure to Pay process before developing into the area of Record to Report. What being a Finance Graduate Trainee at DS Smith will involve: • Initially looking at the local aspects of the Procure to Pay process including supporting the Shared Service Centre in terms of query resolution and escalation. • Supporting the preparation of the monthly accounts by completing the required data submissions to the R2R team • Contributing to the analysis of the monthly management account data • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly forecasts, the annual budget and the corporate plan • Assisting with any projects, developments, OPOM and any other initiatives as and when required • Supporting the local Finance Business Partners with any ad-hoc work as desired What we would like our candidate to have: • Degree educated – ideally Finance. Wanting to study towards a relevant qualification (ACCA/AAT/CIMA/ACA) or equivalent experience • Natural aptitude for understanding and using systems • Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn and develop • Understanding of the importance of meeting deadlines/business needs • Ability to effectively prioritise competing tasks and objectives About DS Smith: DS Smith is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 250 listed business with a turnover in excess of £4 billion, the organisation employs over 26,000 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition. Benefits: •25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays •Competitive Pension and Life Insurance Package •Annual cycle to work scheme •Childcare vouchers