Finance Graduate

Burnley, UK
24 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a leading global technology distribution company with a £multi-billion annual turnover, our 'best in class' finance teams need to make sure we maintain the highest standards of business support and accounting.

Our specialist teams work closely together to underpin the business. From Accounts Payable through Accounts Receivable and Core Finance, to Financial Planning & Analysis and Commercial Finance, we manage the full spectrum of financial support for the company.

Our key priorities include monitoring and measuring financial performance, planning for the future and providing insightful analysis. We encourage our teams to act as finance partners to all business areas, applying financial expertise with a commercial bias. We strive to provide all business areas with the right information, at the right time, with the right advice so that between us, we can make the right decisions.

All of this is achieved through the great work of our finance operational teams that protect and help our business to operate day to day, upholding our fundamental controls and thereby giving everyone internally and externally confidence in Exertis' financial results.

As a department we strive to attract the best people by offering them great opportunities to gain 'hands on' financial experience, professional qualifications, become an instrumental part of our team and have some fun along the way.

Why Join Us?

Candidates join Exertis because we offer great training, development and career progression prospects along with a supportive and fun culture.

The working environment is fast paced, dynamic and professional. It's a company that will enable you to be the best you can be, achieve your aspirations and build on your knowledge in the 'real world' whilst gaining valuable experience in finance and our business.

In essence, we provide the essential building blocks from which you can launch an exciting career in finance and truly maximise your potential.

In addition, we are an inclusive and caring organisation keen to appeal to all areas of the community to enhance our diverse and supportive culture.

What's In It For You?

* Competitive salary and benefits, including 23 days holiday (rising to 27 and the option to buy 5 more in any year); life insurance; pension; health cashback scheme; and the option to purchase any products we sell at cost price, whether that is gaming products, TVs, mobile phones, premium audio equipment, a new laptop... the list is almost endless!
* Company funded educational assistance program for a professional accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with additional days of leave for exam study
* Professional development, mentoring and support through a Senior Finance Leader and local Line Managers
* Individual Development Plan personal to you and your learning needs, with reviews of your development, performance, key skills, and future aspirations
* An extensive Finance Competency Framework, which enables you to map your progress in the key functional skills to support your career aspirations in Exertis and help you track your progress towards gaining the experience you need to support your professional membership application
* Web based training in key skills, including Decision Making, Team Working, Change Management, Problem Solving, Organising & Planning, MS applications and many more. This will be aligned with internal and external training courses where appropriate.

What will you bring to Exertis?

* Impressive communication skills, whether in writing, over the phone or face-to-face
* Effective interpersonal and team working skills
* Demonstrable leadership potential
* High levels of self motivation and desire to succeed, a pro-active 'can-do' approach, and a willingness get stuck in and to learn.

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