Work Placement / Internship

Finance 10 Month Placements 2022

Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Multiple vacancies.

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Our vision in Finance is to operate as one coordinated team, which strives to deliver a consistent application of standard methodology, financial controls and processes. We look to challenge all areas of the business, improve shareholder value, protect the assets of MBDA and ensure we align with all national and shareholder requirements.

What's the opportunity?

Spend 10-months working within one area of Finance in a supportive, experienced team, gaining an understanding of how all teams fit together.

"The point of an internship is for you to learn"

Alice Baird, Systems Test Analyst, describes what you can expect from an internship with MBDA. Find out what Alice got up to, and what she got out of it! To watch the full Gradcracker/MBDA webinar, click here.

Role responsibilities may include;

  • support of budget and business plan preparation,
  • reconciliation of accounts,
  • data analysis,
  • understand and implement double entry bookkeeping and financial accounting;

You’ll be encouraged to improve processes and introduce new ones, and utilise your skills to contribute to the team as well as the company as a whole. In addition - attend training courses and have access to the online learning portal, to gain as much knowledge as you can through the year!

Entry criteria

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, unafraid of taking the initiative, enthusiastic about learning, and comfortable working in teams in a multicultural environment.

Currently studying for a degree in any STEM field. You do not need to have a finance background but it is beneficial that you have a general interest in Finance and have strong numerical skills. A lot of your work will require use of Microsoft Excel, SAP R3 and Business Warehouse.

Why choose us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 10 months
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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