2020 Finance and Accounting Apprenticeship Programme
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Who we're looking for
If you've just finished school or college, and gained A-levels or BTECs, and you're not sure that university is for you, then our Finance and Accounting Apprenticeship Programme provides you with a chance to take the first step in your career and earn while you learn.
You'll be part of our Finance and Accounting team within our infrastructure business. You'll be part of a vital function helping support the wider business so we're looking for individuals who have a keen eye for numbers, an analytical mind-set and an appetite for challenge.
You will get hands-on experience with the different teams in the department, find out how the Finance and Accounting team operates within Schroders as well as working towards your Level 4 - Professional Accounting qualification.
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role.
The Finance and Accounting department serves a multitude of functions across the group. Some of its key activities include setting finance policies, reporting financial performance, and processing financial transactions to support different business areas across the globe.
More specifically, some of the main areas of the department include providing top-level financial reporting, providing localised management information that helps drive strategy, setting policies around tax and accounting practices, cash and cost management and billing investment management fees.
What you'll do
As a Schroders apprentice, you will spend 20% of your time working towards achieving the Level 4 Professional Accounting qualification, the rest of your time will be spent working with your team and gaining the skills you need to build your expertise. Some of the tasks and projects you'll be involved in are:
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Ultimately, we can teach what you need to know about the job we just need you to bring your drive, passion and enthusiasm to make the most of the opportunity to start building your career.
What you'll be like
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.
Please note we recruit on a rolling basis so recommend you apply early.
Start date: Monday 7 September 2020