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Finance - 2021 Student Placement

Salary: £19000 + Benefits

Location: Surrey

Job type:

Category: Graduate

We are proud to offer a 12 month placement as part of your undergraduate degree, giving you Industry experience in a global brand (but with family feel) organisation. As part of the emerging talent community, you’ll get access to our 70:20:10 learning and development framework*, you’ll have the support of the student community and roll your sleeves up to get involved in specific projects & fundraising to make a genuine difference.

Weather you know the exact path you want to take, just want to dip your toe into working life or you’ve not really thought about what happens after uni, we’re able to provide you with experience in a generalist sales and marketing business, we’re inclusive and we’ll give you the tools for you to grow into a well-rounded employable graduate.

Employer description

You may already follow Toyota or Lexus on social media or in the news and have heard about the great things that we continue to achieve globally, well, what we do here at TGB helps achieve those great things! Here at out ECO HQ in Surrey, we support the car dealership network as the sales and marketing functions for both Toyota and Lexus in the UK. We are a diverse team with a common goal, to do business the way that customers love.

Vacancy description

As the finance student, not only will you be delivering monthly reports and analysing our business’s financial results, but you’ll be supporting our overall commercial decision making processes. You can expect exposure to vital financial processes including, budgeting, cost control and getting to grips with general analysis.  You’re going to get experience working in a high performing finance division as well as nailing the fundamental accounting principles on the way. The Role in a nutshell: Support the finance department as a whole including the delivery of its monthly reporting requirements, review and analysis of financial results and provide the business with accurate and timely information to support the commercial decision making process. Please visit Toyota website for a full job profile.

Person specification

To be considered for this role, you’ll need to be:

  • You’ll need to be completing a finance related degree (which includes a year in industry)
  • Confident in communicating with a wide demographic of customers
  • Positive outlook and problem solving mind-set.
  • Really team focussed and able to build relationships
  • Passionate about customers & obsessed with delivering a service the way that customers LOVE!
  • Residing in the UK and either living within or willing to relocate to within a commutable distance of our ECO HQ

Skills required

Qualifications and experience you’ll need :

Essential

  • Undergraduate level with an active interest to pursue a career within Finance and/or Accountancy.
  • Skills & Behaviours you'll have:  

Essential

  • Confident communicator who is able to interact with all other departments across the business.
  • Numerate and IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills (particularly Microsoft Excel).
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work within tight deadlines.
  • Team player who is prepared to contribute at all levels and to each function within the wider finance team.
  • Ability to use own initiative and continuously think of ways to improve the efficiency of tasks.

Desirable 

  • Basic understanding of double-entry accounting.

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