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Finance Graduate Apprentice

Bradford - United Kingdom

Apr 06, 2021

Full time


Finance Apprentice

An outstanding opportunity to turbocharge your career!

BorgWarner is a key strategic partner to some of the worlds’ leading automotive brands, and a recognised innovator and market leader in our sector. We have an impressive track record of developing future talent and offer exciting pathways for those with ambition, drive and passion for innovation - to match our own.

We are inviting interest from a highly motivated, energetic, self – starter with an appetite for learning and a can-do attitude; who is equally effective as a team player as they are working independently.

The position will give an opportunity to gain a broad insight and play a key role within finance in a manufacturing plant environment. The successful candidate will become familiar with finance reporting & analysis techniques and will gain invaluable experience towards their personal development; there is a strong focus on the application of lean manufacturing principals and financial accounting & control. Additionally, they will benefit from gaining enhanced communication skills and the experience of working within a small efficient team. 

You can expect to:

  • Maintain and report costing data within SAP.
  • Perform variance analysis and prepare periodic reports to support management information.
  • Finance business partnering; work with program management.
  • Work closely with the management accountant and provide ad-hoc support to the financial analyst.
  • Assist in the creation of Value Stream Maps within the Finance department to ensure removal of waste within internal systems.
  • Compile cost information to be used in forecast and budget preparation.
  • Produce cost centre reports and work with cost centre managers. 
  • Control maintenance and facilities spend.
  • Understand and evaluate current Finance processes and identify areas for improvement. 
  • Take a key role in the rolling five-year asset audit.
  • Form collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Support with adhoc project work as and when required.
  • Complete general administration.
  • Support Finance functional roles through periods of holiday absence.

What you can expect in return:

  • Accounting and Taxation Professional Apprenticeship Level 7.
  • Enhanced holiday package.
  • On site gym and car parking.
  • Quality, onsite subsidised canteen.
  • Access to our flexible benefits scheme.
  • Qualify for our business performance bonus.

What you’ll need:

  • Good analytical and numerical skills.
  • Resilience, determination and good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to meet the changing needs of our business.
  • 120 UCAS points minimum (Maths A Level preferred).
  • Level 7 GCSE in Maths.  
  • High proficiency in MS Office.
  • To live within commuting distance of our Bradford Office.

You will also benefit from working with an outstanding team of accomplished professionals across a range of diverse, exciting and challenging projects. BorgWarner boasts many strong role models and has a culture of high standards, quality and achievement.

Our manufacturing facility boasts a 400 strong workforce, committed to design and manufacture of innovative turbo charger technologies across both passenger and commercial vehicle markets.

If you are ready to turbocharge your career and future, this opportunity could be the right one for you! Please apply through our Careers website

The deadline for all Apprenticeship positions is the 16th April 2021.

Our intention is to undertake first interviews week commencing 26th April 2021.

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