Finance Industrial Placement, Wolverhampton, UK

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Wolverhampton, UK

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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

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Job Title: Finance Industrial Placement

Time Commitment:  37 hours a week

Department: Finance

Location: Wolverhampton

Start Date: July 2023

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Role Overview       

We are looking for talented individuals to undertake a 12-month paid work placement, as part of our Finance Placement Programme. The role is based at our Wolverhampton site, you will either be selected to work in Head Office or work with the local Wolverhampton team.

You will work in our Finance department, starting in July 2023.

You will have the opportunity to build a deep knowledge of business imperatives and operational issues, as well as the opportunity to fully participate in the business. The Finance function is a site based team who work closely with all areas of the business to deliver our strategic people priorities with solutions that are linked directly to aerospace leadership using best-in-class Finance practices.

The challenges start on day one, as you share responsibility for major business decisions. We are proud of our long standing tradition of developing talent, and investing great energy in developing top class professionals who can operate effectively across our diverse workforce.

Upon joining our team your typical responsibilities might include:

Assist with the preparation of monthly accounts, including completing tasks on behalf of both the financial accounts and management accounts functions
Completion of monthly financial control processes such as journal and spreadsheet checks
Preparation and ownership of assigned balance sheet reconciliations
Assistance with Sarbanes Oxley self-assessment audits & documentation
Preparation of management information
Participate in department meetings and workshops; helping the department to achieve its strategic plan and continuous improvement objectives.
Work with the programs, engineering, operations and commercial teams to create a financial bid model through to completion
Assist with reviewing Supply Chain cost reduction activities for the 2023 plan and monitoring progress and inclusion in P&L, with all depts. aligned
Work with the finance team to improve/automate processes
Present one topic every 6 months on finance for non-finance to the business
Assist finance analyst with variance analysis and resolution with operations teams
Ad hoc projects where required


Undergraduate studying a degree relating to the Finance function (Accounting and Finance, Business Administration) who has a genuine interest in the Finance function.

You will be able to demonstrate

Self-Motivated individual
Able to multi-task and prioritise own work
A can do, find a way, attitude
Experience of delivering high quality work to deadline
Must display initiative and integrity
Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically the use of Microsoft Excel to filter, clean, identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Finance Work Placement with Collins Aerospace, we would love to hear from you.

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at Collins Aerospace including neuro-diverse candidates, females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the 25 days annual holiday).

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

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