Finance Internship - Wales

The successful candidate will work within the Finance area of General Dynamics UK Ltd. Each business area consists of several smaller departments and can be divided into different projects. As a student, you will move between these departments ensuring that you gain experience and develop understanding of how General Dynamics UK operates. You will gain hands on experience undertaking activities under the supervision and guidance of a senior employee.

Students joining General Dynamics UK will be expected to add value from day one. Through the development programme and through work experience in departmental areas, graduates will develop into valuable members of the business.

Generic Level Description

  • General Accountabilities - Learns job/role requirements; begins to apply academic knowledge to job/role accountabilities
  • Supervision Required or Provided to Others - Works under close supervision, and requires significant direction on how assignments are to be executed
  • Complexity - Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Knowledge and Technical Expertise - Learns to apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues. Able to apply basic knowledge/skills to own work. Develops skills in basic theories, practices and procedures in one skill area through formal training
  • Problem Solving - Uses existing, clearly defined procedures to solve routine problems; applies limited judgment and discretion

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  • Planning & Organising - Organises own time to deliver against tasks set by others, with a short term horizon
  • Project Management Accountabilities - Carries out assignments within well-defined practices, procedures and approaches
  • Decision Making and Autonomy - Limited decision-making authority and autonomy; predominantly takes direction from others
  • Client/Business Orientation - Is introduced to the basic needs of the internal and external client and responds to standard requests. Understands relationship between work processes and the business but horizons limited to own team. Is aware of costs related to own work
  • Communication, Negotiation and Influencing - Asks questions, checks for understanding, provides explanation clearly and precisely
  • Leadership Requirements - Establishes co-operative relationships to work effectively with colleagues; supports others and participates as a team member, carrying out duties as directed
  • Key Contacts - Deals directly with immediate supervisor, co-workers and team members; engages in routine exchanges of information; interactions with external contacts, if applicable, would be monitored
  • Physical Effort - Little chance of injury. Duties may involve sitting, standing, keyboarding with frequent flexible breaks
  • Working Conditions - Standard Office Environment. May be required to travel and/or have overnight trips. Hours worked may exceed regular schedule

Responsibilities Include

The successful candidate will raise awareness of the:

  • GDLS Project Finance Team
  • GDLS Operations Finance Team
  • GDLS Planning Team

Required Skills & Abilities

Candidate must:

  • Be both self-motivated and able to work within a team
  • Act with professionalism
  • Have very strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Be flexible to support rapidly changing priorities
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise own workload
  • Have the ability to multi task and willingness to learn new skills
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Focus on detail
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Commitment to work towards CIMA/ACCA (Masters) level qualification

Education & Experience Required

Expected minimum 2.2 Degree in Mathematics related discipline.  Minimum of 300 UCAS points.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:2
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: Oakdale
  • Region: South Wales
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Maths

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