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Standard Life Aberdeen Company Overview
Together we invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference to the lives of our clients and customers, our employees, society and our shareholders.
Standard Life Aberdeen is headquartered in Edinburgh and listed in London, with around 6,000 employees in offices in over 50 locations worldwide.
We meet the evolving needs of investors and savers. We do this by building lasting relationships and developing innovative products and services.
We invest in our employee’s development because we know that engaged people are central to achieving our vision. We’ll continue to attract the best talent to make our ambitions a reality.
About the Role
The role, based in Edinburgh, will provide a wide variety of experience across the finance function, where our graduates will play a meaningful role in helping their teams deliver their goals. Typical experience includes;
Delivering financial results to market
Preparing monthly and quarterly management information
Partnering the business to enable timely decision making
Working through Business Planning and budgeting cycles
Completing varied Tax projects and returns
Financial reporting and analysis
Supporting Finance operations – including developing understanding of transactional processes, cash balances and controls
This is a great opportunity for highly motivated graduates who are looking for an exciting career in accountancy with a FTSE 100 company. To help you achieve your ICAS CA qualification we have a well-structured 3 year training programme involving a series of five placements with a support network including Mentor, Counselling member and Placement Manager. You will also be part of the company wide Graduate network.
Our graduate development programme provides you with the opportunity to rotate around the business for six month placements giving you exposure to the wider business as well as first-hand experience within our finance teams. To support our graduates to get going quickly we provide an extensive induction giving you access to hear from senior professionals across the company, complete soft and technical skills training courses and get to know your cohort of graduates.
Further to formal structured development programme and rotational opportunities, as a graduate you will be supported to work towards a recognised industry qualification (ICAS).
We are looking for motivated individuals in their final year of university studies, who demonstrate the following skills:
Communication: Can clearly and optimal communicate both written and verbally.
Analytical: Effective in collecting and analysing information to facilitate and support decisions.
Trust & Integrity: Demonstrates the organisations’ values to deliver work with integrity and to high ethical standards.
Planning & Prioritising: Organises and priorities to efficiently accomplish tasks and meet objectives based on relative value, importance, and urgency.
Attention to detail: Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and organisation in work.
Team Work: Encourages team work, collaboration and breaking down boundaries when working with others.
The application process is made up of three easy to follow stages.
- CV & online application – If you’re serious about a role with us, it’s worth taking the time at this stage to get your CV and application right.
- Online tests – When doing the tests, it is always best to choose a quiet location where you won’t be disturbed.
- Telephone Interview
- Assessment Centre – This is the final stage in the process, where we get to meet you and you have the chance to really make an impression.
TO FIND OUT MORE & APPLY:
Application deadline: 22 January 2021
We have a long-term dedication to building inclusive work environments; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone.
Please contact us (email@example.com) if you require reasonable accommodation to be made to any stage of the recruitment process. Our Early Careers team will be pleased to discuss your needs and ensure that these are accommodated.
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