Assistant Accountant Intern

Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
26 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Hastings Direct
Contract Type
Full Time

Hastings Direct, Assistant Accountant Intern

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant Intern to join our: finance team, based in the Bexhill office. This is a new and exciting opportunity to gain exposure to different areas of finance. Programme Overview; This 12 month placement is designed to give Interns the exposure to different areas of finance, supporting key accounting teams with two 6 month placements. Within these placements Interns will develop the core competencies expected of a finance professional, such as planning and forecasting, reporting and business performance management, alongside the characteristics which will make them a great asset to a future finance team

The placement could be within the following areas and further details will be shared at assessment;
·Financial Accounts
·Financial Reporting
·Business Partnership (Analyst)
·Management Reporting and Planning

During placement, relevant and challenging work will be allocated to provide a broad and comprehensive understanding of the function and the wider business. The placements will be chosen at least one month before the end of the current placement in view of your development needs and career goals, however placements in specific areas cannot be guaranteed.

·Ability to take the lead ·Ability to contribute to the conversation
·Able to challenge the norm and consider a range of views
·Agility and ability to move from task to task quickly and handle many things at once
·Studying towards a relevant degree with at least an upper second class in their first and second year at University

About us

Hastings Direct is a fast growing, agile, digitally focused general insurance provider of products and services to over 2.7 million customers in the UK. We've significantly grown our customer base over the last three years and we now employ over 3,400 colleagues.

It's our attitude and the way we run our business that makes us different. We focus on getting it right for our colleagues, customers, company and community. It's a dynamic, flexible, fun and constantly changing environment. You'll enjoy the scope to make a real difference for our customers, influence our company, benefit the communities we work in and have some fun along the way.

Benefits for you

Please find some of the great benefits we offer here at Hastings Direct;

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Up to 5% bonus pro rata
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Competitive pension- after 3 months in role
  • Flexible benefits - buy or sell holidays
  • Discounted Hastings Direct products

Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks

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