Join our team at Terex GBS UK and embark on an exciting opportunity as we seek a passionate and dedicated Trainee Accountant to join the team in Lurgan, NI.

GBS UK is one of five worldwide shared service centres supporting Terex entities across the world. GBS is responsible for a range of financial functions including General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Business Tax.

Each year we recruit a select number of high-quality graduates who display real management potential. Good A- level grades and a First-class or 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent are required, preferably in finance or business-related degree.

Graduates work in an environment where from day one you will be adding value to our business by working in a real job, with real responsibility. Most learning will be in the form of on-the-job coaching from experienced colleagues and will also incorporate selected project work. There is also opportunity to participate in structured training programmes to assist you with both your work and studies.

Our scheme is highly flexible, and we offer a tailored approach rather than a “standard” graduate career path. Your progression will depend on your own performance, your career goals, and the needs of the business at the time. You will receive financial assistance to cover the costs of gaining your professional qualification (CIMA or Chartered Accountants Ireland) as well as paid study leave.

Graduates will work within our Accounting and Financial Reporting team, and you will also have the opportunity to network with Terex professionals in other finance departments both at GBS, business unit finance teams across the world and our Corporate Accounting team based in Connecticut, USA.

What you’ll do

  • Participating in month end close including the cash, fixed assets, intercompany, inventory and revenue cycles under US GAAP
  • Preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Key point of contact for Business Unit finance teams across the world
  • Preparation of statutory accounts under FRS 102 and IFRS
  • Liaison with Internal and External Auditors
  • Variance analysis
  • Process review, documentation, and improvement.
  • Project activities including system upgrades, migrations, and transition of work into GBS UK

What you’ll bring

  • Recent graduate / or graduating June 2024 with First Class or 2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent preferably in a finance/accountancy or business-related degree
  • Intention to pursue and obtain professional exams (CIMA or Chartered Accountants Ireland)
  • Strong computer skills including Excel
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Positive and energetic

Why join us

  • We are a global company, and our culture is defined by our Values — Integrity, Respect, Improvement, Servant Leadership, Courage, and Citizenship.
  • Safety is an absolute way of life. We expect all team members to prioritize safety and commit to Zero Harm.
  • Our top priority is creating an inclusive environment where every team member feels safe, supported, and valued.
  • We make a positive impact by providing innovative solutions, engaging our people, and operating in a sustainable way.
  • We are committed to helping team members reach their full potential.
  • Through innovation and collaboration, our vision remains forward-looking, and we aim to be a catalyst for change, inspiring others to build a better world for generations.
  • We offer competitive salaries, Team Member bonus of 7%, hybrid working, private healthcare, 32 holidays, pension, life assurance, 2pm finish on Fridays, LinkedIn Learning, on site free parking, Perks discount card,
  • For more information on why Terex is a great place to work click on the link! Careers | Terex Corporate

This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

How to apply

To apply for this role and view all available positions within Terex, please visit our careers page:

Terex is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of our community.

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.