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Level 3 Finance Apprenticeship with MSD

Our 24-Month Apprenticeship programme offers an excellent opportunity for those eager to take their first steps into a career in Finance and Accounting.

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Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Our Finance team brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.

Level 3 Finance Apprenticeship


Our 24-Month Apprenticeship programme offers an excellent opportunity for those eager to take their first steps into a career in Finance and Accounting.

As an apprentice, you will be a key member of our Finance team, working alongside subject matter experts delivering on meaningful projects that make a real difference. You will have the opportunity to develop key skills, gain valuable experiences, network with professionals across our organisation all whilst receiving full support from a friendly team and studying towards a fully funded externally recognised qualification.



You will get the opportunity to collaborate and support on a variety of projects throughout your apprenticeship programme that will support you in your learning and achieving your qualification.

Some of your duties could include:


  • Working to understand the structure of our organisation; our products and services we deliver and the sector in which we operate
  • Understanding the role of our Finance business unit, understanding our business strategy and these apply to your role
  • Gain an understanding of our finance systems, tools and processes (including internal controls) we use in Finance and how to apply them to required tasks
  • Understanding how to enter and check transactions, perform reconciliations and produce reports using our systems
  • Understanding elements of bookkeeping and accounting standards required to process financial transactions and collate supporting documentation
  • Understanding how to recognise and use different accounting approaches and being able to gather, analyse and report information to support decision making
  • Effectively recording and analysing financial data
  • Effectively managing relationships with stakeholders (internal and external) via phone, email and face-to-face
  • Collaborating within finance to support the production of the annual statutory financial statements and annual taxation submissions
  • Support the wider finance team in relation to internal and external audits
  • Maintaining relevant records and/or data where required

Qualifications Required:

  • You will have completed your GCSE’s or equivalent studies
  • You will have also completed, or you will also need to have completed your further education or equivalent by September 2021

Level 3 Finance Apprenticeship with MSD

London, UK
Full Time

Published on 9 Jun 2021

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