Full time permanent basis Graduate Trainee Accountant
We have an opportunity at Saga Group for a Graduate Trainee Accountant to join the team starting July 2018, based in Folkestone. You will join us on a full time permanent basis and will receive a highly competitive salary and package.
Saga is the UK’s leading provider of insurance, travel, personal finance and healthcare products and services tailored to the needs of the over 50s. When you join Saga we welcome you with open arms and we fuel your career possibilities. We support. We encourage. We champion you to reach your full potential.
In return for joining us, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast paced career with an excellent benefits package including life assurance, pension, high street and online discounts, and concessions for holidays and travel.
The Graduate Trainee Accountant role:
If you are a graduate looking for a career in finance, then this is a great opportunity to kick start your career and gain exposure in different areas of finance. We will provide study support for this role so you will also be able to work towards becoming a fully qualified ACCA or CIMA accountant.
Saga is a FTSE 250 company and the UK’s leading provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic and is recognised for its high quality, award winning products and services. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance and the Saga Magazine.
You will be a recent graduate and you will have strong analytical and numerical abilities. You will have well-developed communication skills and have experience of working towards deadlines.
Key responsibilities of the Graduate Trainee Accountant:
– Assisting with budgeting & forecasting
– Planning and analysis
– Financial reporting
– Maintaining and day to day management of financial software and financial control
Experience and skills required of our Graduate Trainee Accountant:
– Degree educated
– Strong numerical ability
– Analytically strong with the ability to challenge and think outside the box
– Well-developed communication skills
– Excellent interpersonal skills
– Proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel
– Looking to progress within your financial career
Closing Date: Thursday 31st May 2018
Interview Date: W/C Monday 4th June