Finance Apprentice with Zurich

  • BPP Apprenticeships
  • Swindon, UK
  • 20 Mar, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship Accounting Banking & Finance

Job Description

Deadline: 30/05/2018

Salary: £320.95

Locations: Swindon

Are you ready to learn, quickly? Do you thrive on responsibility? Will you show us what you can do, if we give you the chance?If you’re looking for a challenging, dynamic work environment with recognition and rewards for your creativity, innovation and determination, work with us. A Zurich apprenticeship is an opportunity to be part of a global company that has a real desire to make a difference to our customers, whilst developing new technologies to help them protect what they love most.

Our Finance Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone with an aptitude for numbers who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies. You’ll be able to earn and learn in an apprenticeship role that will give you a real job with real responsibility from day one in a truly global company.

As a Finance apprentice you will support the completion and reporting of the financial result. Whilst governance is an important part of the role of Finance we look beyond the numbers and spreadsheets to add value and insight to our customers and stakeholders. Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests and you’ll receive all the training, support and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us.

It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As an aspiring individual, you’ll be encouraged and guided to develop the skills you need. And as part of a diverse international team, you’ll have all the opportunities you need to learn and grow, both personally and professionally.

How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us.

The Company

Zurich Insurance Group is one of the world’s largest insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a truly global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees.

Training to be Provided

As an Accountancy Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at Level 3. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the AAT Level 3 qualification. The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.

Skills Required

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to work in a team

  • Effective personal planning and organisation

  • The know-how to handle varying workloads and pressures

  • Appetite to learn and achieve professional qualifications

  • Strong numeracy skills

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic

  • Self starter

  • Diligent

  • Accurate

  • Determined

  • Tenacious

  • People focused.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 5 GCSEs at grades C or above or equivalent qualifications including Maths and English. A Levels or equivalent qualifications desirable but not essential.