Finance Graduate Programme
Start Date: 01st September 2020.
Our programme at a glance
A 3-year programme designed to build a strong foundation in finance. You’ll have rotations across our beloved brands and across different areas of finance which could include financial and management accounting, commercial, tax and internal audit. You’ll be supported by a rigorous development programme including studying for CIMA.
Read on for a more in depth profile....
Over the last 25 years we’ve grown to become a leading digital distributor, ranked number 5 in the 2018 Sunday Times Top track mid-market growth companies. We’re home to some well-known brands, such as comparethemarket.com, Beagle Street and our French price comparison site, LesFurets.com.
What can you expect?
Our three-year programme is designed to develop you into our leaders of tomorrow; talented graduates like you who have the desire, capability and potential to become one of our future CFOs.
You’re given responsibility from day one and will be working for some of our infamous brands, like comparethemarket.com. The programme will expose you to lots of areas of finance and related disciplines which could include, financial and management accounting, commercial, tax and internal audit. With the variety of rotations, you’ll not only get to know the business but the scheme aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in Finance, working on projects that have a real impact to the business. You’ll get lots of exposure to stakeholders developing first rate stakeholder management skills.
Your support and development
As a CIMA Premier Partner, we’ll sponsor your CIMA qualification. You’ll have 20% time dedicated to achieving your studies. At BGL we’re dedicated to providing you with a rigorous development plan over the three-year programme, focusing on leadership and strategic decision-making. And there’s more, you’ll have a senior level mentor and graduate buddy to support you in both your professional and academic development.
Who are we looking for?
- ANY university degree: an excellent academic background
- Impeccable numeracy skills
- Strong analytical capability
- Entrepreneurial flair to spot new business opportunities and help us grow
- Energy and ambition to make the most of our fast-paced environment
- Motivation to build your career to become a Finance leader of tomorrow
Why choose us?
Based in Cambridgeshire, we have a great benefits package and a competitive salary and bonus scheme. You’ll of course enjoy a contributory pension, life assurance, a progressive workplace and 25 days holiday! We’re proud of our fun culture at BGL and enjoy celebrating the outstanding people who work at BGL, so we also have a great rewards scheme.
From monthly prize draws, Awards Balls and being able to Dress for your Day – a new incentive this year, which lets you dress according your day at work, without the formal dress code!
What do you think? Want to take on a new adventure in a thriving environment?
The first step is to click apply, we’re looking forward to hearing from you.
1) Online Application > 2) Online Assessment > 3) Telephone Interview > 4) Assessment Centre
Timelines (subject to change)
Application closing date: 15th December 2019
Assessment centres: 30th January 2020
Start date: 1st September 2020
Check us out on Instagram, @BGLGroupGraduates, to find out more about life at BGL and what it’s like to be a grad!
You can always find out more information on our website too: https://www.bglgroup.co.uk/graduates
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.
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