The Centrica Finance Management Programme
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Our three year programme will give you exposure to a variety of Centrica businesses and will help you to build the foundations of a successful career in finance.
You will study for either a CIMA or ACCA qualification and we will give you the appropriate support in place to help you decide which of these is best for you. We will pay for your qualifications and give you the time off you need for study.
During the programme you will have three one year placements, These will give you exposure to a number of Centrica businesses ensuring you gain a breadth of knowledge across the individual business units. International placements were offered in 2006 for the finance graduate programme for the first time and we will be looking to increase this in 2007.
During your first year you will be given a mentor from the senior management team in finance as well as a graduate buddy to support you through this first stage of the programme.
The finance leadership team are committed to developing talent through the graduate scheme and the proof is given when our graduates move off the programme into their substantive role offering permanent long term investment to the business
Our assessment process is designed to identify candidates who can demonstrate strengths in the following competencies:
Understanding of complex business and commercial issues
Ability to quickly gain new skills and knowledge
Adaptability in a changing environment
Planning and problem solving skills
Exceptional customer service
Experience of effective delegation, collaborative working and people management skills
2:2 degree is also required
The Application Process
We use online application forms and not CV based recruitment due to the nature of our competency based assessment process. There is an opportunity to record your work experience and extra-curricular activities within the application form. In addition, there is space to provide evidence that you possess the skills we are looking for, not something you would necessarily include in a CV.
All submitted applications are read in full, so if you invest the time in completing an application, we promise to spend the time reading it.
Applications accepted until the end of July 2007 - keep in mind that places on the scheme are already being offered and we would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible
Apply online - we'll respond via email within four days
You can book your own assessment centre timings directly online, to suit your schedule
We'll notify you about the results of your assessment centre within 24 hours
So get the ball rolling and click apply now