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Finance Trainee/Graduate (J002550)

LOCATION: Warwick

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The Finance Graduate Trainee Rotational Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from a finance standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by rotations in the principal Finance Department at Head Office and in the Finance department at selected individual sites – where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a different Pilgrim’s location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Aspiring Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, and disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The Finance Graduate Trainee Development Programme is at the heart of the business and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. The rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge.

As part of the candidate’s future development Finance Graduates will be provided with study support towards qualification and membership of a recognised accountancy body (ACCA/CIMA).

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude, with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and grow within a friendly and team-orientated international business

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

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Finance Graduate (J002541)

LOCATION: Milton Keynes
SALARY: £30,000 plus generous bonus and benefits package

The Company

BMI Group is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe with a significant presence in parts of Asia and Africa.


BMI Group deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems, designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing protection, added value and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building- and homeowners alike.


Empower, Evolve, Inspire and Connect – these are the values that drive us and make BMI a company where you can thrive and grow.


BMI Group is not just a world leader in the supply of total roofing systems. It is a place where people can reach their full potential.


We have operations all around the world, and a wide range of different job roles and opportunities to offer. With our global resources, local knowledge, and commitment to career development, we are geared to enable you to succeed.


From our knowledgeable sales advisors to our digital specialists; our technical experts, to our skilled factory workers; we value every role. But it is the connection that we have as a team where the real magic happens.


Working together we can achieve great things. Broaden your horizons…come and join us!

The Role

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, BMI Group has identified the need to develop future leaders in the across its business. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated Finance Graduate to be part of a high-performance team joining our 2-year Graduate Programme.


In Finance, we have an agenda that spans across our entire business. As part of the finance team, you play a pivotal role in guiding our success. From managing the profitability of one of our product groups to being a key financial influence at one of our manufacturing operations or in our Global Business Services Centre, your impact will be felt across the company. Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Taxes and more – we’re looking for the best of the best to lead our business partners.


Your personal and professional development will be supported by the our Early Careers Recruitment partner Discovery’s ‘Aspiring Leaders’ programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

This role will operate across the entire Finance department both within the UK & Ireland business and, offering experience at our Global HQ. It will provide you with an enviable opportunity to learn from and contribute to:


• Business Partnering
o Decision support on customer and product profitability
o Business case development


• Financial Accounting
o General accounting (e.g. audit, SOX) and compliance
o Specialist function exposure – Tax, Treasury
o Controls and best practice roll out


• Management Accounting
o Performance evaluation and KPI reporting
o Planning, forecasting and analytics – commercial and operations


As part of the candidate’s future development Finance Graduates will be provided with study support towards qualification and membership of a recognised accountancy body (ACCA/CIMA).

The Individual

We are looking for a driven and ambitious Finance Graduate to join our team. To be successful you will:


• Be on track or have achieved, a 2:1 degree (or higher) in a related discipline such as Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Business or Economics
• Evidence good problem-solving skills and thrive under the challenge of doing so
• Have an inquisitive and forward-thinking mindset, who is always looking to learn and develop
• Be numerate and analytical – Handle numbers and numerical tasks confidently and effectively and comfortable and competent in managing large datasets.
• Possess the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels within, and outside the organisation
• Be confident in building effective working relationships and working as part of a team.
• Possess excellent leadership skills & self-starting capabilities demonstrating creativity & strategic understanding
• Be able to pick up and deliver projects, with the ability to work unsupervised
• Have a flexible approach and responsible attitude to work and driving development
• Be prepared to challenge appropriately and professionally
• Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non- academic activities
• Show great attention to detail
• Be PC Literate with an advanced level of Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets
• A flexible to travel around the UK&I for short periods would be desirable

Salary and Benefits

At BMI Group, we know how hard graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us an enviable package.


In addition to a highly competitive starting salary of £30,000, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things include the following:


• Generous bonus based on personal and business performance – details available on request
• Support towards professional qualifications and training in line with career aspirations and your role and fully funded enrolment onto the Discovery ‘Aspiring Leaders’ Programme
• Pension – matched contribution 5-8%
• 25 days holiday plus UK public holidays (typically 8 days per annum)
• Private health insurance – single cover
• Cycle 2 Work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Access to employee discount portal (days out, high street shops, restaurants, cinema etc)

PLEASE NOTE:

By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

Finance Industrial Placement (J002543)

LOCATION: Milton Keynes
SALARY: £24,000 and generous benefits package

The Company

BMI Group is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe with a significant presence in parts of Asia and Africa.


BMI Group deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems, designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing protection, added value and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building- and homeowners alike.


Empower, Evolve, Inspire and Connect – these are the values that drive us and make BMI a company where you can thrive and grow.


BMI Group is not just a world leader in the supply of total roofing systems. It is a place where people can reach their full potential.


We have operations all around the world, and a wide range of different job roles and opportunities to offer. With our global resources, local knowledge, and commitment to career development, we are geared to enable you to succeed.


From our knowledgeable sales advisors to our digital specialists; our technical experts, to our skilled factory workers; we value every role. But it is the connection that we have as a team where the real magic happens.


Working together we can achieve great things. Expand your horizons…come and join us!

The Role

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, BMI Group has identified the need to develop bright, driven and inquiring undergraduates in key areas, across its business. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated individual to be part of a high-performance team joining our 12-month Early Careers Undergraduate Programme.


The Finance Industrial Placement role is fundamental to our mission of developing Early Career talent to be the future of our business. In the 12 months you spend with us, you will be encouraged to learn and grow, within an encouraging team, driven by accountability and results. You will be trusted with key projects and supported to contribute to valuable business processes.


Your personal and professional development will be supported by our Early Careers partner Discovery’s ‘Introduction to Business & Customers’ programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

This Finance Industrial Placement role will operate across the Finance Department within the UK & Ireland. It will provide you with an enviable opportunity to learn from and contribute to:

• Financial Accounting

• Management Accounting

• Balance sheets

• Financial Statements

You will be assigned a mentor who will guide and support you through key projects and initiatives, you will be encouraged to make your mark in your placement, particularly around key business processes, such as forecasting and cash-flow monitoring, that will benefit from your fresh ideas and creativity.

The Individual

We are looking for a driven and ambitious undergraduate to join our team. To be successful you will:


• Be on track to achieve a 2:1 degree (or higher) in a related degree discipline e.g. Accounting/Finance degree, Engineering, Business, Economics
• Be able to handle numbers and numerical tasks confidently and effectively
• Have an accurate and thorough approach to work, can demonstrate attention to detail
• Be able to present findings in a clear, logical and professional manner.
• Possess the ability to manage a high volume of workload and have a flexible approach
• Evidence good problem-solving skills and thrive under the challenge of doing so
• Have an inquisitive and forward-thinking mindset, who is always looking to learn and develop
• Be prepared to challenge appropriately and professionally.
• Be PC Literate – Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets in particular
• Possess the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels within, and outside the organisation and with a diverse range of people
• Be a proactive team player who is comfortable and confident in building effective working relationships and working as part of a team.
• Possess excellent leadership skills & self-starting capabilities demonstrating creativity & strategic understanding
• Have a flexible approach and responsible attitude to work
• Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non- academic activities
• Be able to travel around the UK & Ireland (short periods)
• Have the availability to work for 12 months for the placement

Salary and Benefits

At BMI Group, we know how hard undergraduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us an enviable package.


In addition to a highly competitive starting salary of £24,000, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things include the following:


• Support towards professional qualifications and training in line with career aspirations and your role and fully funded enrolment onto the Discovery ‘Introduction to Business and its Customers’ Programme
• Pension – matched contribution 5-8%
• 25 days holiday plus UK public holidays (typically 8 days per annum)
• Cycle 2 Work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Access to employee discount portal (days out, high street shops, restaurants, cinema etc)

PLEASE NOTE:

By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.