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Reference V00451 Programme Graduate programme Department Finance Location Livingston Description

Whizz with numbers? Join our finance team and be right at the heart of all the action. Dive right into exciting projects and learn on the job while studying for your CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) qualification. 

Find out how accounts payable and receivable functions work. Prepare month-end accounts. Set and track budgets. Analyse data. Work with teams across the business to meet and exceed our targets. There’s only one place you’ll see action like this in your career – and that’s Sky. 

What you’ll be doing 

Boost your accounting skills with three exciting years in various cross market finance functions, such as Finance Operations and Actuals Reporting. Enjoy full support to study for your CIMA qualification, giving you membership to the world’s leading professional body of management accountants. 

Our Finance team is rooted at the core of what we do, meaning you’ll get hands-on experience of being an Accountant in business. You’ll gain experience in producing the financial and operational reporting that will enable us to continue growing every year and, in addition, you’ll complete analysis and partner the business supporting our customer service function. 

Programme facts

  • These roles are based in Livingston, Scotland
  • Programme duration is 3 years with the opportunity to roll off into a permanent position
  • Expected start is August 2022. 
  • What we’re looking for

    The one essential requirement is that you’re a graduate, or soon will be. It doesn’t matter what your degree is in. We’re much more interested in your passion for numbers and the drive and ambition you can bring to the team. 

    Other skills we’re looking for include:

  • Commercially minded and a problem-solver 
  • A confident communicator 
  • A team player 
  • A self-starter, eager to drive change in an exciting and dynamic environment.
  • Your application journey

    First, complete our short application form by entering your details and academic information. Once your application has been submitted, you will be invited (so look out for our email, you may need to check your junk mail just in case) to our immersive digital assessments. Your programme requires two digital assessments to be completed prior to shortlisting to the assessment centre. 

    The first digital assessment looks at your behavioural and cognitive strengths through several questions. In the second digital assessment, you will be required to review various sets of information and be asked questions related to this. Part of this stage will include a recorded video interview. But don’t worry there will be practice round. The final digital assessment will be a numerical reasoning test.

    The final stage of your application will be a (surprise, digital) assessment day You’ll have the opportunity to impress us through a variety of tasks, which may include a group discussion, an individual interview, and smaller programme related exercises.

    Once you’ve completed your assessment day, we’ll let you know when you can expect to hear back from us.

    Your development journey

    You’ll enjoy a brand new, action-packed, learning experience with us as part of your graduate programme. We’ll help you grow into a great future leader, with the right tools and support. Our 2-year learning and development programme sits alongside your graduate programme and supports you during your programme and beyond with:

  • Growth – Every project and role you take on will be a chance to learn and grow. And you’ll be supported by passionate colleagues along the way.
  • Confidence – Whatever your background, you can make a valuable and valued contribution. You’ll build confidence by getting involved and stepping outside of comfort zone.
  • Belonging – You’re trusted to own your day, but there’s always someone on hand to make sure you succeed. With fellow grads, inspiring each other to think big and take action. Or with your manager and wider Sky team to help build your own unique career.
  • Plus, you’ll have access to a range of tools, from workshops to digital courses (like LinkedIn Learning), which will help you along the way.
    It’s a journey and we want you to see your progress, so you’ll get your very own development report to track your success.

    Why Inclusion is important

    It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best. CV’s aren’t everything. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential what you’ll bring to Sky. 

    We celebrate diversity because different people, with different perspectives make Sky a better business. Our customers are incredibly diverse, so we should be, too. 

    So why wait?

    Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

    The current closing date for applications is 31 October 2021 . But things move quickly around here, so apply now to avoid disappointment. 

    If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check. 

    #AtSkyYouCan

    Professional qualifications achieved You’ll have our full support to study for your CIMA qualification. Perks

    There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of benefits really are something special, here are our highlights: free Sky Q (for the TV you love all in one place), a generous pension, 25 days paid annual leave, discounted Mobile and broadband and private health care. You’ll also get access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development.

    Eligibility criteria

    NA

    Open Date 13 September 2021 Closing Date 31 October 2021

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