Finance Graduate Programme 2021
The Accenture Finance Graduate Programme:
Salary: £31,000 + cumulative 10% bonus for successful completion of the 3-year rotation scheme + up to £5,500 bonus for first time exam passes
Career Level: Level 11
Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and when combined with human ingenuity, the potential is unlimited. We believe that positive change happens by bringing together different people with diverse experiences and perspectives. Join us and never stop learning new ways to build a better future.
We look for passionate, curious, and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
Who we are and what we do
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
As a team:
As part of Accenture's Finance department, you’ll join other outstanding finance professionals who partner with our Accenture businesses - Accenture Strategy & Consulting, Accenture Interactive, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations - to help drive and sustain profitable growth as they help to transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements, and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance your career in finance.
The Finance Graduate Programme
This role will be working within our finance team where you will encounter a vast array of exciting experience as you develop the financials for proposals, supervise the economic performance of contracts and projects, and report on countrywide operations. This will equip you to become a highly effective and rounded finance professional with the commercial, personal and technical skills that are crucial for the modern business professional to thrive in the dynamic world in which we live.
Accenture Finance in the UK is a progressive and diverse team that advises the business in crafting and executing the economics for outsourcing and consulting engagements for our key clients. At approximately 200 strong, the team has a very high profile across the business both within the UK and globally.
A role in our Finance Graduate Programme provides you with:
- An entry point into understanding business decision making in a large dynamic global organisation
- 36 months of an established rotation programme that has at its core the aim of developing talent for future finance leadership positions. The rotations will address several practical roles across an engagement lifecycle from business origination to operational execution.
- Ongoing support for a professional accounting qualification (CIMA)
- Ongoing support and mentoring from Accenture finance leadership
- The chance to work within multiple faceted deal teams on a wide variety of opportunities
- The opportunity to develop your communication skills
Please note that these are not opportunities within our consulting practice and the positions do not work directly within our financial services practice with our banking, insurance or capital markets clients.
What’s in it for you
All of our employees receive comprehensive training covering business insight, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.
What is the application process?
Please include a covering letter along with your CV as part of your application. This is a mandatory part of your application in order to be considered for the role. The covering letter must be no longer than a page and clearly state why you are interested in the Finance Graduate Programme.
Step 1 – Online application
Apply online by submitting your CV and a covering letter. Please ensure that you complete all questions in the online application form, as your application will not be progressed without this.
Step 2 - Digital video interview
Impress us with your application, and we'll invite you to take part in a digital video interview.
Step 3 - Assessment centre
The last stage of the process will be a virtual assessment centre.
Start date is September 2021.
Deadline for applications is 14th May 2021. Places are filled on a first come, first served basis. We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.