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Are you eager to learn the ins and outs of maintaining a streamlined and precise finance function within one of the world's largest organisations?
As a Finance Apprentice, you take on the role of a Financial Analyst in one of Amazon’s many business areas, from AWS to Fresh, from Retail to Prime Video. Not only that, you rotate across 3 different roles over the 3 year apprenticeship, and so gain experience from different areas across Accounting, Finance and Tax. Every role is different, but each one will require strong numerical skills and high attention to detail, which you’ll put into place in a fast-paced environment and working to deadlines. In order to explain complex topics to your business partners and stakeholders, good communication skills are also essential.
|Programme Duration||42 months|
|Qualification & Level||Apprentices will gain the L7 Apprenticeship standard- Accountancy/ Taxation Professional Apprenticeship standard and certification from The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)|
|Weekly Working Hours||Apprentices will work a 40-hour working week Monday to Friday|
|Office Type||The positions will be based in an office of the fulfilment centre or a corporate office|
Apprentices will attend and complete modules in order to completing all Knowledge Skills behaviours culminating in an independent End Point Assessment.
The training is delivered in mix of remote and face to face sessions
Each week Apprentices will be allocated time away from their day-to-day roles to work on their Apprenticeship studies. You will spend approximately 80% of your working week learning from skilled members of the team whilst supporting learning on the job.
|Required Skills & Qualifications|
5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A-C) or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English Plus
3 A Levels BBC or equivalent
You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship
What are the core components of this apprenticeship?
During your apprenticeship, you will acquire valuable skills and knowledge, including:
Accounting Principles: Developing a deep understanding of accounting principles and practices.
Budgeting and Forecasting: Learning how to create budgets and make financial forecasts.
Client Relations: Building and maintaining strong relationships with teams and stakeholders.
Financial Analysis: Mastering the art of analysing financial data and making strategic decisions.
Financial Software Proficiency: Becoming proficient in using financial software and managing financial databases.
Regulatory Compliance: Understanding the legal and ethical aspects of accountancy to ensure you are acting in the public interest and maintaining the highest standards of professional conduct and competency
Taxation: Gaining expertise in taxation and its impact on financial decision-making.
What will I learn as I progress through my course?
- Conducting financial analysis and reporting.
- Assisting in the preparation of financial statements.
- Collaborating with senior accountants and financial experts.
- Providing financial insights and recommendations to stakeholders
- Managing financial records and data.
- Staying updated on changes in financial regulations and standards.
- Assisting with budgeting and forecasting.
- Learning from experienced professionals and participating in real-world financial projects.
What qualifications will I gain?
- CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) certification.
- Level 7 Accountancy Apprenticeship qualification.
What are my career prospects after graduating?
Your journey as a Finance Apprentice opens the door to a world of exciting career prospects. You'll have the skills and knowledge to explore and progress towards high-level roles in the financial sector, including:
Management Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Controller, Tax Consultant, Senior Accountant, Audit Associate, Finance Manager, Investment Analyst & Risk Manager
"Industry experience has been vital to my learning and development. I have been exposed to so many areas and teams and I have been given opportunities to showcase my skills."
Application Process and Timeline
(Applications open 11th December 2023)
(The start date for this programme is September 2024)