Graduate Trainee Accountant

Standard Life
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
14 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Graduate scheme
Level of qualification
Not qualified

About Us
As part of the largest Life and Pensions Consolidator in Europe – we’re committed to growing your career by acknowledging your talent, rewarding you well, providing you with market-leading benefits and a great working environment.
About the Role

As a graduate working as part of our Finance team, you’ll play a big part in how our business performs. As well as accurate budgeting, forecasting and reporting, we also provide expertise to help inform our business decisions.
You’ll have rotational placements across different teams in our finance department. You may also get involved with our key calendar events, delivering our financial results to the City and global markets.
The variety in our programme is tailored to help you play to your strengths. There is also plenty of study support on offer, as you work towards a qualification from one of two professional bodies – The Institute of Chartered Accountants for Scotland (ICAS) or the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Programme summary
Duration: Three years
Structure: Five to six different placements
Development: A series of professional exams to become a member of either ICAS or CIMA

About You
We’re looking for at least a 2:1 degree, ideally in an Accountancy or Finance related discipline. Other degree subjects may be considered for candidates who demonstrate a strong interest in Accountancy.
We look for people with excellent analytical skills and the ability to see the bigger picture.
Next Steps
If your application is shortlisted you’ll be invited to complete some online assessments.  This will be followed by a telephone interview. Successful candidates will then be invited to an Assessment Centre on Friday 29th March 2019.
We would be looking for the successful candidate to start in August 2019. 

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