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REQ ID: 51155
JOB TITLE: Finance - Graduate
POSTING END DATE: 07/12/2020

Programme Duration – 2 years
Location – West Midlands 
Accreditation – CIMA level
Salary – Circa £29,000, with a £2,000 joining bonus.


Think beyond the future of mobility and see your vision come to life. Join us in creating automated, connected, electrified and shared vehicles. With ongoing training and development, this award-winning graduate programme has been designed to be just as inspiring as the strategy you’ll help drive for the next generation of vehicles we produce. In fact, we’ve designed our early careers programmes for you to shape the future with us. With opportunities right across our business, you’ll use your creativity to bring new ideas to life, develop specialist, commercial and project skills and push the boundaries of your potential.


Our graduate opportunities offer the perfect blend of personal and professional development. Network with other graduates, build relationships across the entire business, and watch your career grow. To make sure your programme is dynamic and engaging, we have a dedicated graduate development team, who will be working to design, update and develop a range of learning experiences for you.


Some of these will develop your expertise and enable you to perform confidently in the Finance team. Others will prepare you for your career after the scheme ends. You’ll also take part in training to help you understand yourself, others, and gain insight into our business. From the start, we’ll provide you with support specifically tailored to your role.



From the start, you will be adding real value to our business - experiencing the scale and breadth of an industry-leading Finance team. You will rotate through 2-4 placements (of varying lengths) over the 2-year programme, with a particular focus on the Management Information & Analysis or Business Partnering areas. There may also be opportunities in the Tax, Treasury, and Global Financial Services areas. 


Most of your work and development will centre around business partnering or supporting business projects, when needed, providing financial analysis and insight as you work alongside operational teams. You could also be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and profit planning, to strategy and investment appraisals.


You’ll experience all core finance roles and activities, and your placements will be based on your individual career development needs. This is a developmental programme that will provide you with a broad range of experiences through on-the-job learning and mentoring by senior Finance leaders and past graduates. You’ll gain technical Finance knowledge (CIMA level) and gain structured behavioural development. 

Having completed the 2-year programme you’ll have everything you need, in a well-rounded skill set, to fulfil your career ambitions. Initially you will find yourself working as a Finance Analyst within one of the departments such as Data Analytics Architecture, Business Services, Transaction Finance, or Business Partnering Finance.


Longer-term we would hope and expect that you progress into a leadership level role building on the broad base of knowledge and experiences provided by this scheme. 

What’s required

To be eligible for this graduate programme, you need to have obtained or be on track for a 2:2 degree qualification in one of the following; Economics, Business Studies, Finance, Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. 
You’ll need to have an appetite for learning, ability to see the big picture, strong interpersonal skills and a passion for problem solving. Overall you’ll have strong business acumen, analytical skills and be an excellent communicator able to engage at all levels in the organisation.

Additionally, please make only one application for our graduate programmes. 

Be sure to read all the information carefully and apply to the one position that aligns most with your qualifications, skills, experience and interests.

Rewards and Benefits

You will Join us on a starting salary of £29,000, you’ll also receive a £2,000 joining bonus to welcome you to Jaguar Land Rover.

A generous holiday allowance will also be yours, as will many other benefits such as our privilege car purchase scheme, our pension scheme and access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs. With on-site facilities like gyms and sports hall, plus regular social events, you’ll have plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

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Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.


Please be aware that if any of our programmes become oversubscribed, we will close them for applications before the stated deadline. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


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Jaguar Land Rover

This is such an important time to be part of Jaguar Land Rover. More will happen to the automotive industry in the next five years than the last 50 years. And those organisations with the foresight, bravery, determination, investment and innovation will emerge stronger and ready for tomorrow. 


Our strategy is strong, our facilities are world-class, and our people are prepared. Our partnership approach to business is unlocking new opportunities every day. Our long-term agreement with Waymo for example, will develop the world’s first premium electric vehicle for their driverless transportation service. Joining forces is the way forward. Join us and you’ll play your part making history.






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