Finance Intern Government Initiatives

Baker Hughes
Aberdeen City, United Kingdom
02 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Graduate scheme, Internship
Level of qualification
Not qualified

Role Summary:
The Finance Intern supporting Government initiatives is responsible for all financial activities related to the Scottish Enterprise grant received for R&D and Training activities within the BHGE manufacturing center of excellence in Montrose. The role requires an elevated level of interaction with BHGE internal and external teams to consolidate & successfully submit grant claims & forecast future claims.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with BHGE internal teams across Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, HR and Finance functions to consolidate actual spend data for projects eligible for Scottish Enterprise grant
  • Prepare grant claim for submission to external auditors & work with internal teams to close out any audit queries
  • Submit audit approved claim to Scottish Enterprise team & work with internal teams to close out any queries & ensure successful claim receipt
  • Work with BHGE internal teams across Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management and Finance functions to forecast spend data for projects eligible for Scottish Enterprise grant. Ensure any changes to project schedules are communicated to internal and external stakeholders
  • Support internal operating rhythm to monitor Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, and Finance actual versus forecast spend data highlighting and collating data on any variations versus plan
  • Setup sustainable process for claim consolidation, submission & forecasting to ensure timely quarterly receipts
  • Support Finance & Manufacturing teams to explore additional sources of grant funding in future


  • 2:1 degree grade or above (or equivalent) predicted or obtained
  • Degree/Masters subject related to Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
  • Good written communication skills
  • Eligibility to undertake placement - the internship is for 12 months, all candidates should confirm on their application that they are available for this time period
  • Right to work – candidates who are studying on a visa need to confirm that they are on a tier 4 visa which is valid for their placement and the remainder of their Degree/Masters course
  • Interns will ideally (not essential) have: some non-academic/extra-curricular experience - i.e. sports team, charity, employment

Desired Characteristics:

  • PC proficiency – Knowledge of Excel, Spreadsheets is highly desired; Knowledge of ERP systems would also be preferred
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritize under pressure
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment and embrace change
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, process management & leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and accounting skills - able to analyze information & identify implications
  • Ability to work with teams across different functions across different locations

Similar jobs

Similar jobs