Work Placement / Internship

2022 - 2023 Finance Placement

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About Textron Specialized Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles, side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support equipment.

Turf Care Center of Excellence

Jacobsen begun moving all of its manufacturing to its facility in Ipswich, UK. The move began last fall and will be completed in stages over the next several months.

Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under several different brands. Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


We are seeking a Finance Purchase/Sales Ledger 12-month placement student to join our Finance team in Ipswich, Suffolk. This internship will provide a good background for students aiming for accounting qualifications.

Responsibilities include:

Purchase Ledger (75%)

  • Assist with the daily clearance of the dedicated Purchase Ledger email inbox;
  • To be responsible for the daily invoice scanning on to Hyland;
  • Enter 'order' related invoices on to Oracle and match to receipt;
  • Cover for other Purchase Ledger staff where required;
  • Maintain and reconcile supplier accounts and prepare payments for authorisation as required;
  • Perform any ad hoc tasks required by the Purchase Ledger Supervisor.

Sales Ledger (25%)

  • To accurately maintain the Sales Ledger (Oracle);
  • Assist with the control and issue of all invoices, credit notes and statements to customers;
  • Assist with the continuous review of all credit limits through ongoing trading experience and all available external data;
  • To be responsible for all customer balance refunds;
  • To be responsible for the processing of all spares credit notes;
  • Maximisation of cash flow of the Company;
  • Perform any ad hoc tasks and projects required by the Credit Controller;
  • Contribute to team spirit to achieve the team’s goals


  • A minimum of five GCSE’s grade A – C (including English and Maths) or equivalent;
  • You should be enrolled in a relevant Financial degree;
  • Prior internships/work experience in Finance roles is advantageous, but not essential;
  • You should be an energetic team player;
  • Numerically accurate, and methodical and thorough;
  • Computer literate;
  • Able to work under pressure with a flexible attitude;
  • Articulate but firm telephone manner.

What we offer

  • Competitive Intern salary
  • 9 day working fortnight – every other Friday off!
  • Company pension scheme
  • 30 days' holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme – offers you and your family free 24-hour confidential consultation and referrals for help with work, family, legal or financial problems
  • Textron University – delivers high-quality learning programmes that help you develop your skills and abilities to enhance your career
  • Employee Discounts – you are eligible for discounts with our strategic partners for purchases of products such as mobile phones, office supplies, cinema tickets etc.

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Job ID Number: 296693
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 year
  • Suffolk
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  • Finance

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