- Watford, UK
- Full-time employment
- Apply by 12 Dec, 2018
- Start date:
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Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity.
In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.
Welcome to TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of clothing and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2018, TJX had over $35 billion in sales, more than 4000 shops and 249,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!
Finance European Placement Programme – 12 months
Open to discovering more?
Become one of the brains behind a completely unique off-price business model.
Who is TJX Europe?
You might not have heard of TJX Europe, but you’ve probably heard of our brands – TK Maxx and Homesense. We’re part of the world’s leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer – TJX Companies, Inc. We’ve an annual global turnover of over $35bn
* and our business just keeps on growing.
As Finance touches every part of our business, we rely on our financial strength to be agile, adaptable and, ultimately, to grow the business. That’s where you come in.
Our Finance Placement Programme
We’ll give you real responsibility – fast. Finance at TJX Europe is dynamic, strategic, and forward-looking, so you won’t be balancing the books. Instead, you’ll work with all parts of the business and get great exposure to different ways of working, plus our diverse and talented teams.
As you’ll work in one of our core Finance areas, you’ll have the chance to gain in-depth professional knowledge of one particular area, as well as an appreciation for the wider business. You’ll also develop an understanding of how finance adds real value to everything we do. The skills you grow might include financial reporting, analysis, and accountancy techniques.
The experience you’ll gain
Ultimately, you’re not only looking to start your career. You’re looking for an unforgettable journey. You want to be part of something huge. Something global. A 12-month Finance placement with TJX Europe is where it can all begin.
Wherever your placement takes you, you’ll get lots of training, both on and off the job. So you can expect plenty of practical opportunities to put your new abilities to the test and see the difference you can make. Perform well and you could earn yourself a place on our European Graduate Programme.
The skills you’ll need
- Studying towards a degree in any discipline – but must have a genuine interest in finance
- About to undergo a 12-month Industrial Placement as part of your third year
- Natural curiosity, flexibility, and a talent for connecting with people
- Good communication skills are really important, as challenging views and influencing decisions will be a big part of your role
Alongside the requirements listed above, if you have European language skills – particularly German or Polish – that would be great. And if you’ve lived and worked in mainland Europe, even better. In a business like ours, these are great assets to have.
Apply now for our 2019 intake.
*Fiscal year ending January 30, 2018
What's In It For You?
As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future. Apply now.