Graduate Accountant / Graduate Opportunities
Based Leeds, West Yorkshire
Starting Salary £18,000 plus study support
Our client is a leading European energy group and the 5th largest supplier of gas in the world today, with a presence in 33 countries, serving 15 million customers. The company is active in every aspect of the gas industry, from exploration and production, trading and transmission, to services, distribution and supply. They entered the UK gas market in 1999 and the UK electricity market in 2002.
In the UK, their company focuses on large industrial and commercial business customers and has built a market share of almost 10% to date. The UK turnover in 2006 was in excess of £1.3 billion with significant further growth planned. 180 people are employed by the company in Leeds.
The successful candidate will be employed in the Finance Department located close to the city centre of Leeds. The Finance Department currently has 7 qualified accountants and 20 actively studying graduate part qualified accountants. They are very supportive of the needs of developing accountants both in terms of gaining practical experience and in furthering their educational development.
You will have defined roles within the Finance Department. In those roles they will be given training to develop the necessary experience towards professional qualification. As opportunities develop within the Department and the whole Company, studying accountants will be considered for those opportunities.
Fully expensed study support will be provided for CIMA or ACCA.
They are looking for someone who can show achievement in practical experience and educational success will be rewarded with positive career development and acknowledgement of their successful development through salary progression.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate with good A Level grades, Also having a strong Mathematical ability, good analytical skills and a desire to pursue a career as a professional accountant. You will have good communication skills and a positive confident proactive approach.