Graduate Apprentice Accountant – French/Italian Speaker Ref: 14859

£20,000 - £25,000 Plus Full Benefits Package

Ready to kick-start your career with an industry leader? Are you a bright and driven graduate with language skills wanting to develop a career within finance? Then our graduate programme within our Finance Shared Services Team could be for you. As a $9 billion leader in the chemicals industry we can provide stability and exciting challenges whilst supporting your growth and career ambitions.

Role Info:

Graduate Assistant Accountant – French/Italian Speaking – 36 Month Placement
BD3, Leeds / Bradford Border, UK
£20,000 – £25,000
Plus full support to complete a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA or ACCA) as part of a modern Apprenticeship.
Plus Excellent Company Benefits

Graduate Assistant Accountant Opportunity:

Are you a bright and driven graduate with language skills wanting to develop a career within finance? Then our graduate programme within our Finance Shared Services Team could be for you.

We are looking for a talented, driven individual to join us as a Graduate Assistant Accountant and complete a professional accountancy qualification.

We are particularly looking for French or Italian speakers, however, we are also interested in Dutch, Spanish, German, Flemish and Swedish speakers. Having a second language would be advantageous. No previous finance experience is required, however along with your language skills, you will have great people skills, be an analytical thinker and be able to tackle new and challenging problems.

This role would join our diverse EMEA Finance Shared Services team based in Bradford, UK, which is responsible for the financial accounting for several European countries. The successful candidate will have an exciting and challenging opportunity to gain invaluable experience in finance, while being able to use and develop their existing language skills.

You would join on a 36-month placement working towards the position of Assistant Accountant within our General Ledger team. Through this placement, the successful applicant will rotate around different teams to gain an exposure to a broad range of finance areas including accounts payable, cash allocation, credit control and general ledger.

As well as on the job learning, the successful candidate will also receive full support for their development and complete a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA or ACCA) as part of a modern apprenticeship.

What We Offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan options
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking

About us:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $9 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the automotive, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

It's an exciting time to join the team. We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

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