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Chartered Accountant Trainee

Core Skill:
Salary Details:
Approximately £25,000
Advertising End Date:
30 Nov 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description:

Edinburgh Airport is looking to recruit a Chartered Accountant trainee to join the Finance Team as it expands to match the airport’s continuing growth.

There is a vast, diverse range of activities at the Airport, including everything from operational activities supporting airlines and passengers, police service, fire safety service, transport links, retail units, car parking and so on. This ensures that the successful candidate would benefit from a unique experience as part of the Edinburgh Airport Finance team, working across our transactional team supporting billing and payments, the financial control team responsible for statutory accounts preparation and cashflow management (amongst many other activities) and the business partnering team providing insight on financial performance to the business.
  • Experience offered throughout 3-year training programme across various Finance disciplines:
    • Statutory accounts preparation
    • Management Accounting / Business Partnering
    • Financial Control
    • Taxation – Direct and Indirect
    • Internal Audit
    • Treasury function
  • Option to specialise in one discipline in final year
  • High number of Chartered Accountants within Finance team (and outwith Finance team) from Practice and Industry backgrounds to offer support with studies and to learn from day to day
  • Potential for secondments to other functions within Edinburgh Airport working for other Chartered Accountants, including:
    • Commercial team
    • Business Planning team
Please note that the start date of this position would be early September 2019.
Person Specification:

Key Attributes:

Successful candidate must be:

  • A high performer with a strong academic record
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic to learn and to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to communicate confidently and clearly with people from all levels and backgrounds
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Studying towards an Honours degree, preferably accountancy or business related, with a predicted grade of 2:1 or better.