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Accounting Graduate Programme- London 2024

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Finance

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Company Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to earn while you learn?

The L&G Graduate scheme has been designed to help you reach your potential.  You will develop your skill set, gain valuable work experience and complete a fully funded professional qualification, all whilst earning a competitive salary with access to outstanding employee benefits.

With support every step of the way and access to core skills training, you will contribute to the success of a team and be supported by a dedicated line manager.  As part of a cohort of graduates, you will also have the opportunity to connect with your peers and colleagues though networking opportunities and social events.

Joining L&G is the beginning to a future that will be anything but familiar. So take a closer look, get involved, be curious and find out how we will enable you to be at your best no matter who you are.

Please note this is a rotational programme (Cardiff, Hove and London) with the first rotation starting in London.

We can only accept one application per cycle for our graduate roles, so please consider this before submitting as your first application will be considered your only application. 

We recruit on a rolling basis and expect this vacancy to close before the deadline. To be in with the best chance of securing a role, please submit your application ASAP 


Job Description

Accounting is central to ensuring a profitable, well run insurance business and your work will support the success of a FTSE 100 company. Our Accounting teams work throughout the Group functions including Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Risk Analytics and Expense and Ledger Management. 

You’ll rotate annually over the three years into different business areas and office locations, developing your professional network and expanding on your quantitative and qualitative skills whilst you study towards a professional qualification. Your first rotation will be in London, followed by one of our other central hub locations- either Cardiff or Hove.

Our Graduate Programme has been designed to give you the fundamental experience and skill set to excel at Legal and General.  You’ll join with a cohort of graduates and take part in our thoughtfully designed Legal and General Induction, providing you with insights about our business and helping you connect with your new peers to grow your professional network. 

In this role, you will join us on a full-time permanent basis and receive on the job training and coaching from your line manager and team to help you expand on both your business acumen and quantitative and qualitative skills.  Alongside this you’ll study for an industry recognised Professional Qualification. Combined, these will fully equip you to be successful in your role, with the knowledge and skills required to apply to real world business challenges.

The programme offers insight into a breadth of finance functions giving you exposure to Commercial Finance, Financial Reporting and Controls & Governance and by the end of the programme, you will have built a clear picture of where your interests and experience can take you within Legal and General, beyond the Graduate Scheme.


Qualifications

We are looking for people with an inquisitive mind and a desire to learn. We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have the tools to develop quickly. These include:

  • 2.1 degree in a numerate subject; if you are applying from a non-numerate subject, an A level in Maths in essential.
  • Strong analytical skills and a high level of numeracy
  • Someone flexible who is also a team-player
  • Great communication skills
  • A highly organised individual, who has the ability to prioritise effectively

Additional Information

Our rotational programme means that you could be working in any of our divisions which include Group, Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Retirement Institutional (LGRI) and Legal & General Retail. This also means moving to different office locations for each rotation too; you will have placements in all of our main offices, which are Hove, Cardiff and London. If your first rotation is in Cardiff, your second will be Hove or London and so on. Wherever you are placed you will be delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

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Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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