Finance Appren­tice­ship 2024

Finance Apprenticeship

Preston, Hull (HU12 8TB)

Are you looking to kick-start your career in Finance? Here at Cranswick we offer a dynamic and diverse apprenticeship experience which will allow you to gain valuable experience and explore various aspects of financial operations whilst achieving an AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting through award winning Financial training provider Kaplan.

Cranswick is one of the UK’s most sustainable food producers. We produce and supply premium food to high-profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector, and other UK and global customers. The successful candidate will join the Finance team at our largest UK manufacturing site in Preston (HU12 8TB), one of the largest food manufacturing facilities in Europe and an industry-leading in innovation. The site is currently undergoing expansion with significant CAPEX committed to the sites development making this an even more exciting time to join our team.

What does the scheme look like?

  • 18 month apprenticeship which will see the completion of AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • Structured rotations around the Finance Department, giving the successful candidate exposure to the entire Finance process
  • Participate in various Finance projects and tasks as required whilst in your departmental rotations
  • Collaborate with team members to support financial planning and decision-making
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, statements, and analysis.
  • Learn to navigate financial systems and tools effectively.
  • Support to streamline financial processes and enhance controls

What are we looking for?

  • A-level grades of (B,C,C) or equivalent (Predicted Grades taken in to account for pre-exam candidates)
  • A passionate individual who is keen to pursue a career within the financial function of a large business
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player with an eagerness to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Adaptable and open to learning new skills, systems and technologies
  • A resilient attitude and progressive approach are essential to succeeding within our fast-paced industry.

We can offer;

  • Starting salary of £20,155 a year
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting through award winning Financial training provider Kaplan.
  • Progression on to ACCA Level 4 & 7 qualifications which will lead the successful candidate to becoming an ACCA chartered accountant within a 5 year period.
  • Permanent employment upon completion of 18-month apprenticeship with progression opportunities
  • Profit sharing through discounted share scheme
  • Hassle free auto-enrolment into company pension scheme including enhanced contribution options
  • Access to the Cranswick Package which includes Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Discounted products, ‘Feed your Wellbeing’ platform, ‘Hapi’ discounts app and buying extra holiday entitlement

To apply, please submit a CV and Cover letter to apprenticeships@cranswick.co.uk

Closing Date: May 1st 2024

Join one of the UK’s most sustainable food businesses