High Level Apprentice - Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Higher Level Apprentice Finance
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £17,309
Role Type: Permanent
Job ID: SF43671


A Higher Level Business Apprenticeship in Finance is a three year programme where you will work gaining essential skills, knowledge and experience for your future career. As well as work place experience the Apprenticeship will also give you qualifications relevant to the area of the business you are working within.

With annual revenue of over £5.2bn in 2019, it's fair to say our finances need just as much expertise as our projects. During the apprenticeship you'll have the opportunity to explore what it takes to work in a finance team whilst developing you analytical, mathematical and communicational skills.

The next apprenticeship scheme will commence on Monday 5th September 2022.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Higher Level Finance Apprentice who is looking for a career in Finance. You should be able to work as part of a team, be organised, have the ability to problem solve and be decisive and confident.

What will you be doing?
From day one we will assign you a mentor that understands your business area and can mentor you through your 3 year development programme. Together with the direction of your line manager and support from our Early Careers team you will be given the opportunity to work on interesting projects, meet key stakeholders in the business, and deliver real outputs that will make a difference. If you are looking for an apprenticeship that gives you responsibility, the chance to progress, and the chance to work for an international organisation in Plymouth that focuses their work on the Defence sector, then the Higher Level Business Apprenticeship may interest you.

The experience you'll bring
* Minimum of 5 GCSE's A* - C or 4 or above including English and Mathematics or equivalent and a minimum of 2 A-Levels at grade C or above. One to be in Business, Law or a related subject area.

* You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Closing date: 19th May 2022

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