Graduate Financial Planning Analyst

Fareham, Hampshire
20 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Job Role
Finance Graduate
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Graduate scheme
Level of qualification
Not qualified

Graduate Financial Planning Analyst 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Estee Lauder UK Finance team as a Graduate within our Financial Planning & Analysis team. 

Estee Lauder Companies is a global leader in prestige beauty with a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in 150 countries. Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a high-performing public company. This unique mix translates into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding – with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation. 

Our UK Financial Planning & Analysis Team play a significant role in driving Estee Lauder UK’s performance, providing business partnering support to all our brands, distribution channels and functions. It supports from the strategic planning process to the annual budgeting cycle to the monthly estimate and supporting the monthly close. It provides ongoing timely high-quality information to analyse and monitor the business, providing insight to support decision-making to help the business grow and evolve. 

The Graduate programme is a 3-year programme during which the successful candidate will gain exposure to all aspects of UK FP&A as well as completing their CIMA professional qualification. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills through on the job coaching, structured training courses as well as the support of an experienced mentor 

You will be contributing and adding value from day one undertaking a variety of tasks to support the needs of the FP&A team and your tasks will evolve as you develop your knowledge and skills. Day to day tasks could include producing reports and analysis, providing information to the Financial Control team to support the monthly close or liaising with brand teams in London on budget management. 

The graduates of today become the leaders and decision makers of tomorrow with several of our previous graduates now holding senior positions within the company. 


To qualify for our graduate programme, we expect you to have a solid academic record as evidenced in:

  • achieved or be expecting to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree in the UK or international equivalent
  • 260 UCAS points
  • B or above in GCSE Mathematics and English Language 

You must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK without the support of a work visa. You will be able to speak and write fluently in business English, be numerate, and demonstrate strong communication skills. You’ll enjoy building relationships, be curious and keen to learn and try new things and be motivated and proactive. 


Occasional travel to London as required

Extra hours during busy periods to meet the needs of the business

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th June

The assessment half day will take place w/c 17th June

Estee Lauder Companies is an equal opportunities employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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