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Finance Placement Ashby-de-la-Zouch 2024

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CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

Your role

We have an exciting opportunity for a University Placement Student to join our Finance department for 12 months, to gain hands-on experience mastering financial processes.

What are you going to do?

Throughout your 12-month placement, you will spend time within 3 core teams across our finance department. You will start your rotation with the purchasing to pay team which forms part of the accounts payable department, you will then move on to the record to report team where you will learn processes such as month-end and understand reporting in more detail, and finally you will spend time with the order to cash team where you will learn about processes such as billing and credit control.

Throughout your time in each department, you will be fully immersed in the financial processes, learning systems, and the best practices to ensure you leave your placement with new knowledge and skills to take forward in your studies and career. You will gain insight into financial reporting, raising invoices and processing payments accurately and timely, investigating and resolving overdue payments, liaising with suppliers and internal contacts to resolve any invoicing queries, and providing insightful and accurate information for finance performance reports. You will work with different stakeholders during each rotation you will be involved in any projects or new initiatives.

What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will be studying a Financial or Business-related Degree at University and looking for a 3rd-year placement opportunity to gain valuable work experience. We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in Finance, has good numeracy and analytics skills and has good attention to detail, is a logical thinker and natural problem solver. You will be IT literate and have a knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Excel. You must be confident with working with different areas of the business and be an excellent communicator.

What do we have to offer?

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

About tomorrow

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland. IND2

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