As our next Finance Graduate, you'll become a valued member of our Finance team. As part of your role, you’ll learn how the department operates, and become familiar with the Aston Martin ways of working.
To excel in this role, you'll be responsible for establishing yourself as a trusted finance business partner. You will work with colleagues in the business to build accurate financial models and track business performance against relevant KPIs. Additionally, you will provide insight to business partners to enhance financial performance and ensure expenditure remains in line with the budget. It will be your responsibility to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the financial statements of the business operations under your control. Proficiency with Excel and data visualisation tools is essential, as is a strong desire to learn about the automotive industry and pursue a career in Finance.
Your strong work ethic, empathy for colleagues across functions, inquisitive nature, and the ability to deliver on your promises, make you the ideal candidate for this role. Working as part of a team, you'll be instrumental in driving the success of the finance function. Your day-to-day activities will revolve around financial planning, analysis, and reporting, all aimed at supporting the overall financial performance of the business.
You're not the type to shy away from challenges or lack the effort and dedication required. On the contrary, you're driven by exposure to various business functions and different facets of a finance team, and the opportunity to gain a professional accounting qualification, which will be supported and sponsored by the company. This role isn't just a job to you; it's about being part of a team and contributing to the success of the AML. It's a chance for you to showcase your skills and establish yourself as a valuable asset to the company.
The Key Requirements...
- Min 2.1 degree, ideally Finance background but not essential
- Aspiration/commitment to pursue a recognised accounting qualification and career in Finance
- Key skills are attention to detail, relationship building, effective communication, a proactive approach to problem-solving, and strong numerical and verbal reasoning
At Aston Martin, we are proud of our brand history, the family feel within the company, and the breadth of exposure we offer. Our mission is to become the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British brand. To achieve this, we need individuals who have the courage to embark on an exciting new era for the business and write their own chapter in our journey.
But we understand that no one builds an Aston Martin on their own. Behind our legends and landmarks are dreamers, darers, and doers who make extraordinary things happen every single day. That's why the name of everyone who has ever worn our famous wings is inscribed on the wall of our factory.
Your future within this role is promising, with opportunities to attain professional qualifications, and once you’ve completed this scheme you'll have the opportunity to move laterally across finance teams to build a comprehensive understanding of the business process and potentially progress into a finance leadership position
This is a two-year rotational scheme within different areas of the Finance department, where you’ll spend specific periods gaining invaluable experience and knowledge within our key areas, which may include
- Finance Operations
- Finance Sales and Marketing
- Financial Planning and Analysis
This scheme starts on Monday 2nd September 2024.
What you’ll gain…
- Enrol onto CIMA qualification
- Hands-on experience
- Be an integral part of the team
- Mon – Thurs 7.30am – 4.30pm and Fri 7.30am – 12.30pm
- Full-time onsite
- In-person learning
The Benefits and Perks...
- Starting salary £34,200
- Salary increments (subject to performance and criteria being met)
- Annual bonus (discretionary)
- Pension Scheme
- Medical Cover and Health Cash Plan
- Life Assurance
- Car Scheme
- Plus, a wide range of discounts with associated partners
The Next Step and time frames...
On application, you will receive an email acknowledgement response of your application received. If you meet the criteria, then the following will apply. At each stage of the following process, you will be advised of the outcome.
- Online psychometric gamification assessment (not timed)
- Phone interview – with a member of the Talent Acquisition team (20 minutes)
- In-person assessment centre – a chance to come and meet the team you’ve applied to join
- Outcome – we will let you know the outcome of your assessment centre attendance
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, apply today by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button.
Belong at Aston Martin
We understand that the incredible beauty, craft, and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.
We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. We celebrate diversity and are seeking applicants who can bring something different.
Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.