Finance Graduate
News UK
Peterborough, GBR
4d ago

Your Role :

Being a News UK Finance Graduate is a gateway to a great career in Finance. During your time with us you will earn a competitive salary, get work experience with the opportunity to take responsibility and ownership in your own role, and study towards full qualification in either CIMA or ACCA.

You will study as part of our finance training policy, which provides full funding towards lessons, course material, exams, student membership.

You will have a study mentor, an annual study days allowance, and will be eligible for bonuses based on your exam progress.

The Team

The Finance team has a track record of developing staff successfully into future opportunities and leaders of tomorrow. You work in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same which means that this opportunity will present a chance to work within various Finance teams here in Peterborough, helping you gain valuable experience and exposure to how each team operates.

These could include working within the following teams :

  • Corporate Reporting & Controls
  • Management Accounting

    Operational HR

    You may also have the opportunity to spend some time working in the London Finance team.

    What will my day to day look like?

    You will work within a busy team perform finance & administrative duties which could include some or all of the following :

  • Learning how to compile month end reporting, forecasts and budgets in our management accounting teams, covering areas such as production, logistics, advertising revenue, marketing costs, overhead costs and capital expenditure
  • Processing payments, investigating purchase orders and looking in to on-hold items in our accounts payable team

    Creating sales invoices across the News UK titles and chasing outstanding payments with accounts receivable

    Helping the payroll team with their administration

    Learning about News UK’s statutory accounts process, supporting in preparing them and liaising with the auditors alongside the Corporate Reporting team

    Understanding the importance of internal controls within a large organisation and the requirements of SOX on a US listed business

    Supporting the Treasury team in daily, weekly and monthly control, reporting and forecasting activities

    Providing basic tax support

    Experience on data entry across our finance systems - SAP and TM1

    Talking to and working with business stakeholders across Peterborough and London, such as the marketing teams, editorial teams and operations team

    In your training time, you’ll need to meet the requirements of your qualification - attending the training provider’s courses when required, meeting their deadlines and passing the ACCA or CIMA exams.

    What can we offer you?

  • Support with study towards full qualification in either CIMA or ACCA
  • The opportunity to work on ad-hoc projects across Peterborough and London

    Study Mentor

    Annual Study days allowance

    Bonuses based on exam progress

    Social committee

    Summer and Christmas Party

    Fundraisers

    What we’re looking for from you :

  • Someone with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn and work as part of an exciting, dynamic finance team.

    Excellent communication skills to interact with people across multiple functions at different levels.

    Minimum entry requirement is a relevant degree from a Finance and Accounting, Business related or STEM subject area.

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