Accounting and Finance Internship - Aldershot

Aldershot, Surrey, United Kingdom
GBP 20,000.00 per year
13 Jan 2023
02 Feb 2023
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Experience level
Entry level, Internship

Enterprise's internships give you the chance to get ahead in the job market - but don't just take our word for it; our interns have been voted Best Intern of the Year at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards for two consecutive years. It's learning by doing, not by getting coffee all day. From winning regular diversity awards to being a Top 50 Place for Women to Work for 1 7 years running, it's no surprise that we were also voted the Graduate Employer of the Year.

We are excited to announce openings for Internships within our Business Management / Finance Department based in Aldershot, Hampshire.

As part of our year-long placement, our students play an integral role in the success of Enterprise. For a university student, real world professional business experience can put you above the rest when you enter the job market.

It's learning by doing, not by getting coffee or filing all day. Our university interns take on the same challenges on their internship as our first and second year full-time professionals. You'll be part of a team-based environment where Enterprise employees are supportive and fun to work with.

This position will commence in summer 2023 and offers a varied role with exciting and unique learning and development opportunities. The ideal candidate will portray strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent organisational and time management skills and exceptional attention to detail.


  • Review and approval of sales ledger journal entries
  • Administrative support in terms of billing corrections and adjustments
  • Assisting the financial statement preparer in producing monthly management accounts
  • Assisting the accounts payable function by taking ownership of a number of suppliers, chasing appropriate authorisation of their invoices, coding them in accordance with our chart of accounts and processing for payment
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Prepare financial entries and monthly account schedules
  • Monthly preparation of P&L and Balance Sheet schedules
  • Preparing and submitting Ledger Journal entries
  • Review timely completion of internal controls and processes on a daily basis
  • Review and analyse monthly statements to ensure their integrity and accuracy
  • Work with other departments to understand and support our business as a whole


Attributes needed for this role will be:
  • Excellent problem solving, communication & time management skills
  • Detail orientation and strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines and think independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to 'think outside the box' and willingness to question current practices
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain sensitive information and records
  • Solid PC skills, Microsoft Word and Excel at a minimum

The successful candidate will:
  • Be able to pass a security check including financial probity/basic criminality
  • Students must be eligible to work in the UK and be available to commence the placement during summer 2023 for 12 months

What you need to know:
  • Application Deadline: 27th January 2023 (this is subject to change, early applications are encouraged)
  • Hours: 40 per week
  • Salary: £20,000 per annum
  • Duration: July 2023 for 12 months

We accept applications for our Placement Programme from undergraduate university students that are due to take undertake a placement year starting summer 2023.

How to Apply

We take great care in our recruitment process to find the ideal candidate. But it's not all about us; we want you to have the chance to find out what we're all about.
  • The first step is our application form, which takes about 30 minutes to complete. As well as telling us lots about you, it helps us identify the kind of competencies in you that we look for in our placement students.
  • If your application is successful one of our Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to arrange a competency based telephone interview.
  • Finally, you will be invited to an interview with the hiring manager.

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