Group Finance Graduate Opportunity with Arqiva

05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Join the Digital Revolution - Group Finance Graduate Opportunity with Arqiva (2 year rotational programme)

Connected. Always.

Arqiva is all about connecting people. Our purpose is to connect people for an enriched and safer life. Surprised? Don’t be. We’ve been working behind the scenes connecting people and organisations as they go about their everyday lives for 90 years.

We provide much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK. In fact our engineers led the largest broadcast engineering project in UK history with the successful completion of the switch over from analogue to digital in 2012. Major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BSkyB, as well as independent radio groups, depend on us to keep them connected to their customers.

Let us connect you to a great career with superb opportunities. We work in a changing marketplace and have an ambitious growth agenda, so if you want to help shape the future of technology, then this is the place for you!


The role is for a two year rotational placement within the group finance function working across financial and management accounting, major capital projects and programmes, and corporate tax. The role provides an excellent opportunity with breath of experience across a number of financial disciplines, working alongside experienced professionals.

Job detail:

This rotational role will include spells within the following finance functions:

Financial and management accounting

- Supporting the delivery of the Group’s annual statutory financial reporting, as well as assistance in supporting information requests from the Group’s statutory auditor;

- Involvement in the delivery of interim financial reporting, including reporting to investors;

- Supporting the delivery of the Group’s monthly management accounts and internal financial reporting, performing analysis and summary schedules on financial data as required;

- Driving efficient and effective controls over the financial systems and processes; and

- Ad hoc tasks supporting the central and customer-facing business units with financial accounting queries.

Major capital projects and programmes

- Supporting the review and update of financial processes;

- Ensuring adherence to the financial control framework on projects;

- Analysing spend in support of programme decision making, escalating matters of a financial concern, or specifically trends identified that may result in unapproved spend occurring;

- Providing financial support to the project manager and team in preparation of an estimate at completion for specific projects; and

- Analysing costs for review and approval by the relevant project/programme manager

Corporate tax

- Analysis of expenditure to determine its tax status;

- Assistance with the preparation of the corporation tax returns for the Group; and

- Ad hoc assistant with other tax matters.