Finance Graduate Programme

Location: Raunds

Hours: 37.5 hours

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

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Finance Graduate Programme

Finance Graduate Programme

We are looking for influential individuals who want a career in finance, delivering deeper value for money in an ever- changing organisation. If you want to work Howdens and believe that you can make a difference, our graduate scheme based on work placements offers outstanding development opportunities which will challenge you and reward you every day.

What you can expect from the scheme:

  • Career development from day one
  • Peer support and development with other trainees
  • Salaried role with full benefits package
  • 25 days annual leave and pension scheme
  • Study leave and full financial support
  • Help with securing your first job at the end of the scheme
  • Fully funded Professional accountancy qualification

Trainees will be placed within the finance functions and will gain experience in a broad range of finance including, financial services, financial management, financial accounting, financial planning and audit.


  • 2.1 degree or equivalent qualification e.g. AAT/NVQ with three years relevant work experience
  • Personal qualities:
  • Genuine desire to work in Howdens
  • Confident, positive outlook with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • High Energy, initiative and motivated to succeed.
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Flexibility
  • Hardworking
  • Drive and ambition to become a Director of Finance


  • Annual leave of 25 days plus 8 public holidays
  • Generous study leave and exam leave
  • Contributory pension scheme, inflation linked
  • Access to a wide range of training and development events
  • Networking opportunities with senior finance staff

If this sounds like the role and environment for you, just apply…

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