Graduate Finance Analyst (L7 Apprenticeship)

Imperial College London

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Job abstract

Voted College of the Yr by the Guardian in 2023 and First in London by the QS World College Rankings for 2023, with a thriving neighborhood of round 8000 employees and 22,000 college students, Imperial School London is persistently recognised as being one of many world’s high 10 universities in science, engineering, enterprise and drugs.

The School is trying to recruit graduates to affix its 2024 Graduate Finance Scheme – a three-year programme designed to supply the candidate with intensive finance expertise and the chance to realize each an expert accountancy (CIMA) qualification as a part of a Stage 7 apprenticeship qualification.

We’re in search of candidates who’re motivated, personable, self-starters with the drive to ship excellence in Finance.

You should be obsessed with supporting the School in reaching its educational mission which incorporates biomedical analysis that impacts on the well being and wealth of societies, managing and delivering options for pandemics, instructing the subsequent enterprise leaders of the long run and main world-class analysis, coaching and innovation in direction of efficient motion on local weather change and the atmosphere.

Imperial is dedicated to equality of alternative.

Duties and tasks

Graduate Finance Analysts can count on to realize each operational and undertaking expertise on the three-year programme.

Profitable candidates will take part in a rotational programme consisting of not less than three placements. Examples of placements embrace working within the Finance groups supporting a College, industrial areas, help features and dealing in numerous monetary reporting and administration accounting roles.

In every placement, Graduate Finance Analysts can count on to realize in-depth data of Finance in Increased Training, in addition to publicity to senior management throughout each Finance and the broader Establishment.

Graduate Finance Analysts will probably be mentored by the CFO and supported by the Finance Improvement Supervisor and placement managers to develop and develop within the function and work in direction of long run profession aspirations. It’s meant that throughout the coaching scheme all Graduate Finance Analysts will develop the talents and expertise essential to use for a everlasting place at Imperial.

Graduate Finance Analysts work in a variety of roles throughout the School – uncover their tales and discover out extra in regards to the scheme on our web site:

Coaching and Qualification

Graduate Finance Analysts will probably be anticipated to finish their examine for the Chartered Institute of Administration Accountants (CIMA) qualification as a part of the Accounting and Taxation Skilled L7 apprenticeship qualification throughout the three years. The School will fund the total price of examine in direction of this together with related coaching programs, examination charges, and so on. Assist is obtainable within the division to assist Graduate Finance Analysts all through their research.

This beneficiant examine package deal contains time away from work (as much as 20%) to finish coaching programs for the accounting qualification with additional help is supplied on the job through a mix of coaching, 1:1 teaching and gentle expertise coaching.

Salaries will escalate all through the three years through a mix of annual pay increments and pay will increase linked to examination success.

Important necessities

Who’re we in search of?

We would like graduates who’re obsessed with greater training and who’re severe about constructing a profession in Finance within the greater training sector. We welcome graduates with undergraduate levels in any self-discipline.

To use you need to meet the beneath minimal entry necessities:

  • It’s best to have obtained or be predicted a minimal 2:1 undergraduate diploma, in any self-discipline.
  • Numeracy expertise and data are important so you need to have an A stage in Arithmetic in case your diploma is just not in a numerate topic (Grade B and above).
  • It’s best to have a minimal of 128 UCAS factors (or equal) excluding Normal Research based mostly on the brand new tariff.
  • It’s best to have grade 9 – 4 (A*- C) at GCSE stage (or equal) in Maths and English.
  • No prior expertise is important.


  • Numeracy expertise and data are important.


  • Proactive – enthusiastic and inquisitive, displaying initiative and searching for alternatives to enhance the way in which issues are performed
  • Downside-solving – capable of analyse data, draw conclusions and make suggestions
  • Communication – capable of get messages throughout clearly and succinctly, each orally and in writing
  • Teamwork – capable of liaise successfully with a variety of colleagues, welcoming totally different views
  • Time-management– capable of handle and prioritise a various workload concurrently learning for an accounting qualification


  • An curiosity in private {and professional} growth
  • An curiosity in growing a profession in Finance
  • An curiosity in Increased Training

Additional data

The coaching element of our Graduate Finance Trainee Scheme is funded by the apprenticeship levy and is totally aligned to the stage 7 Accountancy or Taxation Skilled apprenticeship normal. Please be aware that candidates ought to have the fitting to work in England and an eligible residency standing (please discuss with Training and Abilities Funding Company guidelines, Annex A, for additional data).

Please be aware that functions should be accomplished on the official kind through the Imperial web site . CVs is not going to be thought of.

To ensure your utility stands out, you might want to reveal the way you meet the important necessities and that you’ve got the fitting to work in England.

As a result of nature of this function we will probably be shortlisting candidate as functions are obtained. We subsequently reserve the fitting to shut this emptiness as quickly as an acceptable candidate has been appointed. It’s subsequently advisable that you just submit your utility as early as attainable to keep away from disappointment. We obtain a really excessive variety of functions yearly, with over 200 functions for the final consumption.

Screening calls and interviews for shortlisted candidates will happen in December 2023.

To use, go to our web site by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button and seek for Graduate Finance Trainee Scheme.


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