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Business and Finance Industrial Placement

Placement at Collins Aerospace

Business and Finance Industrial Placement

Placement at Collins Aerospace

  • LocationWidnes, UK
  • Position levelPlacement
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 16 Feb, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 17 Dec, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Business and Finance Industrial Placement

Collins Aerospace is a global leader in aerospace and defence. There are few – if any – aircraft around which don’t have our equipment in them somewhere. Delavan Limited are world class at design and manufacture of Industrial spray nozzles. You will get to work in a finance department supporting a business of 49 employees and dealing with both Industrial and Aerospace accounting. For someone who’s bright, switched on and willing to learn, it’s the best possible place to begin a career within the Finance function. We are looking to offer an undergraduate an opportunity to join us in a 12 month Industrial Placement to work within a dedicated professional Finance Team. The placement will provide direct exposure to:
  • Preparation of daily and weekly finance Key Performance Indicators for the site, including daily hours, sales reporting, inventory reconciliation etc.
  • Inter-company invoice coding and processing
  • Inter-company account reconciliations
  • Debtor and Creditor Analysis
  • Intercompany and third party goods received not invoiced reconciliations
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly journals and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Maintain clean audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Ensure compliance with UTC accounting policies and procedures in line with US GAAP
  • General support to the finance department as required.
  • Liaising with shared service centre with regards to processing invoices
  • Other administration projects to support the business needs
We’re looking for a student who has a genuine interest in the Finance function (ideally with appropriate Finance course modules). This is an ideal opportunity for a positive minded individual to gain ‘hands on experience’ in a fast paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

Undergraduate studying accounting/ business studies etc.

You must be:

  • Self-Motivated individual
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise own work
  • Highly computer literate (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Must display initiative and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The position has a competitive salary along with 25 days paid annual holiday. IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the above holidays). Start Date: June 2019

How to apply

To apply for this role please forward your CV along with the Screening Question to

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