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Finance Industrial Placement

Whiteley, Hampshire

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Who are NATS?

NATS is the UK’s leading Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). Every year we handle 2.6 million flights and keep 250 million passengers safe whilst in UK airspace. We provide air traffic management services to 13 airports in the UK as well as providing these services around the world spanning Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.

We are shaping the future of air traffic management through our focus on ‘advancing aviation and keeping the skies safe’ and we believe that the size and diversity of our business makes us an exciting choice for undergraduates considering their future careers.

What we do

We do everything we can to keep NATS running safely

What will the Finance Industrial Placement scheme involve?

This scheme is based at our Head Office in Whiteley (Hampshire) or in our Air Traffic Control Centre in Swanwick (Hampshire) however we have adopted ‘agile working’ which will enable you, where possible, to have the opportunity and flexibility to work in our modern office facilities as well as at home.

Your placement will be within the Finance Division.

NATS is offering an opportunity for an Industrial Placement within the Finance team. The team is accountable for accounting, monitoring and forecasting the performance across NATS. NATS generates turnover of c£900m per annum and employs c.5,000 staff. The finance team work very closely with all levels of management to provide insight, guidance and analysis to support NATS’ commercial performance and growth aspirations.

The role will offer broad financial and commercial experience working in the day to day activities of the finance team. The successful candidate will also be given regular responsibilities within the team; including preparation of financial results, generating analysis and reports for departments and transactional processing within NATS’ SAP system.

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for driven, proactive and committed individuals who will embrace the challenging targets that we have set ourselves over the next few years. One thing is clear to us; we can only achieve these targets through our people. We will be leading the way technically, operationally, commercially and politically and you can help us shape the future.
  • We are looking for individuals who share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe. We provide answers to the critical issues faced by the aviation industry around the world – such as cost-efficiency, environment and data use – and have built our reputation on delivering a first rate, safe and efficient service.
  • Applicants should be studying for a degree with a specific focus on business, finance or accounting where there is a strong commercial focus and be competent in MS Office applications.
  • You will also need to pass NATS pre-employment security clearance checks.

Why choose NATS?

By joining NATS not only will you be working for the UK’s leading ANSP, you will also be working at the heart of our organisation, alongside other Graduates, Undergraduate Students and Professionals. You will gain valuable insight into our business and make a tangible contribution to our success.

Your placement experience will be unique to you so you can build on the knowledge you have gained at university. We are committed to your personal and professional development and – with the support of our skilled advisors - will help you achieve your goals.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 31st, 2022
  • £18,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 year
  • Whiteley, Hampshire
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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