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Finance Roles - Placement

Type: 
Industrial placement
Locations: 
UK, United Kingdom
Sectors: 
Financial Services, Consulting
Deadline: 
31st January 2017

Overview

The best thing – you can make your mark on the business world and focus on the commercial side of IBM.

What you’ll do – accounting, financial planning, auditing, analysis or virtually any other area of finance. Most finance roles are based in our UK Head Office in North Harbour, Portsmouth. Most roles do not require regular travel, but you may be expected to travel to different locations to attend meetings etc.

What we look for

  • To begin with you should be interested in taking a year out as part of your degree and to be on target for at least a 2:1 in your honours degree.
  • You must also be in your penultimate year of study and be authorised to work in the UK for the whole placement.
  • Whilst you don’t need a specific degree background to apply, you do need to be enthusiastic, with plenty of energy and passion for the areas of our business that you’re applying for. Never fear, if you haven’t studied business or IT, we’re all about the person, not about their background.
  • University Placements are for a minimum of 1 year and must form part of your degree - normally prior to the final year of study.
  • University Placements run from June/July/August 2017 for 12 months.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • You should be interested in taking a year out as part of your degree.
  • You must be on target for at least a 2:1 in your honours degree.
  • You must also be in your penultimate year of study.
  • An interest in technology and how it can change business.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Authorisation to work in the UK for the duration of the placement (without sponsorship).