Finance Apprentice - Newcastle 2018

Balfour Beatty

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About the role

We are offering a 12 month apprenticeship  scheme based at our head office in Newcastle, with the potential to extending this to an 18 month scheme depending on business needs and performance. You will work in Finance & Reporting.

The aim is to provide you with a career path and progress through the organisation.


What you'll be doing

The role will require direct interaction with projects and head office. There will be a need to understand costs and charge these out to the business. There will be training throughout, including: balance sheet reconciliations, system training, and advanced Excel. The role of finance within the business is varied, interesting, and through a placement in finance you will be in the centre of everything that happens within a corporate business environment working in a highly motivated team.


Who we're looking for

  • Have good attention to detail and ensure your work is accurate
    •Possess an eagerness to learn and develop in different parts of a business in an office-based role
    •Have a minimum 3 A Levels, grade  A-C or equivalent (A in GCSE Mathematics)
    •Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    •Be comfortable with and interested in working with numbers
    •Have good interpersonal skills
    •Be team focussed
    •Ideally have an NVQ level 2 in AAT (desirable)

About us

We are the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and renovated the Olympic Stadium and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees will be covered.

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