Finance Graduate Trainee

3 days left

New Malden, Surrey
22 Aug 2016
30 Sep 2016
Job Type
Graduate schemes

The Hays Finance function provides financial support and partners with the operations recruitment business to offer a world class service to clients and candidates alike. The graduate trainees will have the opportunity to gain experience in every sector of the Shared Service Centre. You will be expected to provide MI analysis to corporate clients as well as deliver financial and management accounting. You will have the opportunity to work closely with operations providing financial decision support. It is essential to become an expert in business and operational practices whilst working closely with colleagues and management to develop, learn and use them in conjunction with the Hays vision. Over the 3 years you will develop a sound knowledge of accounting practices whilst building your experience and gaining your ACA qualification.


Hays places great importance on the development of our staff and we are offering a development opportunity in our Central Finance function. Whilst a lot of your training will be on the job, it will be structured and you will cover multiple rotations across the Finance Shared Service Centre over the 3 years. We are also offering support to complete your ACA qualification. This includes funding for your exams, materials and tutorial sessions as well as 40 days study leave over the 3 years you are training and studying with Hays.

Duties will include;

Management Accounting: Monthly management reporting for operations, budgeting and forecasting

Financial Accounting:
Statutory reporting, taxation and balance sheet management

Building effective and supportive relationships with senior managers across the business

Person Specification

We are looking for a motivated, talented graduate of 2015/16 with strong analytical and numerical skills including A level Math’s (Grade b or above), educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 degree (a financial background would be advantageous but this is not essential). Applicants must be articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills, ambitious and driven, and possess the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. No experience necessary as full training and development will be provided.

To discuss this in more detail, please send your CV and covering letter to the Talent Engagement Team by clicking the apply button marking it clearly with “Finance Graduate” in the title.

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