Finance Graduate Programme

Diageo (UK)
London, UK / Dublin, IE
Oct 21, 2019
Nov 21, 2019
Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified

Job Description

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.

Our spirit, passion and sense of adventure reaches every part of the globe. We want our employee base to reflect the world around us, and to create a culture that is open-minded and inclusive. You’ll find people from diverse backgrounds working together to make our business and our communities stronger.

Finance Graduate Programme

Finance is about having the right information at the right time and using it to expand and develop the business. Working in this function you will learn how to identify the wider opportunities that lie behind the figures.  You will help us plan where and when to market our premium brands, and whether to launch new products or campaigns. Your analysis will allow us to make informed decisions on when to push for even greater sales. Your predictions of risk versus potential reward will help us to decide whether or not to pursue an opportunity.

Over the course of the three-year programme you will have the opportunity to experience three different roles within Finance, both within the UK and wider European markets, and will also be supported through CIMA – a professional Finance Qualification.  You will be involved in a stimulating series of in-depth developmental activities, to help you advance at an accelerated pace and prepare you for a role after the Programme. However, it will be up to you to you’ll drive your own development and it will be up to you to seek out opportunities to gain experience in a variety of areas. These could range from preparing and maintaining accounting records to risk management and business assurance to working capital and project management.

You’ll need: In addition to the behaviours above you’ll need:

  • Obtained or expecting to obtain a minimum Bachelor 2.1 academic degree or equivalent
  • Excellent numerical & analytical ability
  • Fluency in English and in the relevant language to the market you are applying
  • Mobile and prepared to relocate geographically during the programme
  • Graduating in 2020 or within the last 3 years
  • Demonstrates a high level of curiosity


**Please note that selection is on a rolling basis and once positions are filled, the programme will be closed.