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Graduate Job Finance Industrial Placement 2016

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Kimberly-Clark
Reference: J1088
Salary: £18,000 + Relocation  

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Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Andrex and Huggies, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in 80 countries, and employs 42,500 employees. If innovative-thinking and a passion to win inspire you, give your career a fantastic start with Kimberly Clark.

Based in the UK, you will take on a 12-month, structured programme based at one of our UK sites.

Undergraduate Finance trainees join us in real jobs with individual responsibility from day one. This year will be both challenging and rewarding, where you will work as part of a global team in a collaborative cross-functional environment. The scheme will give you the opportunity to work in Treasury/In-House Bank, Order-to-Cash, Management Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, or Risk and Credit Management – key finance functions at the heart of our organisation.

What’s in it for you

At Kimberly-Clark, we know what a substantial contribution our Industrial Placement candidates make to our business. Because of this, we offer candidates a very attractive package.

  • Starting salary of £18,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Relocation assistance
  • One–year structured training programme
  • A conditional offer to fast track onto our Graduate Training Programme (subject to performance) without need to re-apply

If you perform well with us throughout the 12-month programme, you will have the opportunity to join our CIMA-accredited Finance Graduate Training Programme, starting once you have finished your degree. This 3-year development programme is established to identify the next generation of Kimberly Clark talent: providing candidates the opportunity to work in at least three teams within finance: Financial and Management Reporting; Business Analysis – providing decision support for business leaders; and Product Supply Accounting at one of our strategic manufacturing sites.

What we are looking for

We look for candidates who:

  • Are undertaking a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Accounting / Business / Numerate-related degree subject, and are on track for a 2:1 or better
  • Can lead, challenge and influence all levels of the organisation
  • Are analytical, problem solvers
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have permanent visa to work in UK

You are also able to take advantage of our flexible benefits:

  • Holiday trading – ability to buy additional or sell excess holiday
  • Share purchase plan
  • Dental care plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Health screening
  • Gym membership
  • Personal lease green car scheme
  • Personal mobile phone and iPad scheme
  • Shopping discount vouchers
  • Sabbatical bank

There is a strong social and team ethic at Kimberly-Clark with many team building activities as well as formal and informal events. Our biggest annual event is our Community Day, where the UK team spends a day working with a local community project across the UK.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: South East England

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates

0121 665 4060

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