Next PLC

Group Finance Apprentice - Level 4

Next PLC
Enderby - Leicester
Competitive salary + benefits
26 Jan 2022
26 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship

If you're looking to gain experience in a FTSE 100 Finance function and want to work towards a professional qualification, we might have the perfect role for you.

About the Role

As a Finance Apprentice in Group Finance at Next, you will have a unique opportunity to gain experience across technical and varied areas of finance:

    Group AccountsTaxInternal auditTreasuryPensionsCompany Secretarial

Based at our Leicestershire Head Office, you'll quickly learn the skills needed to help your team provide all kinds of vital support for a wide range of processes. The Apprenticeship scheme is expected to last around 18 months and should enable you to gain a CIMA or ACCA certificate level, fully supported by the Company.

**Please note that we will be running an Assessment Centre for these Apprenticeships on Thursday 3rd March at our Head Office in Enderby, Leicestershire**

About the Role:

    Work with the Group Accounting team to produce monthly consolidated management accounts and budgets, giving you an oversight of the performance of the entire Group.Assist with the production of the interim and year-end consolidated financial statements, which are published to shareholders.Support the Internal Audit team who are responsible for checking the control environment for the NEXT Group. You will work as a trusted partner to the business to help perform audits and provide advice to minimise risk and add value.Work with the Tax team ensuring compliance with UK and international Tax laws and practice.Support the Company Secretarial team who are responsible for ensuring the NEXT Group are compliant with the laws and regulations that govern us as a large PLC.Learn about some of the work undertaken by our Group Treasury team including how the Group manages its currency risk, cash and debt


About You:

    Excellent educational achievements including 3 A Levels or equivalent qualification and good GCSEs in Maths and English.Strong IT skills.Enthusiastic about studying for an accounting qualification – you’ll even get support from the business to do this!Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise your workload and ensure challenging deadlines are met.Naturally clear and confident communicator who can share ideas and findings in an engaging and logical way, as well as being able to build relationships with a range of colleagues and stakeholders across the business.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery
About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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