Finance Graduate Scheme - Civil Service Fast Stream
- South East, South West, London, The East, East Midlands, West Midlands, Wales, North West, North East, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Yorkshire, Nationwide
- 23rd October 2019
- Start date:
- Job type:
- Graduate job
The award-winning Fast Stream is the leadership development programme that develops the highest potential graduates to become the future leaders of the Civil Service. Joining the Fast Stream offers the unique opportunity to make a difference to the whole of society. The Civil Service supports the government of the day to implement its policies effectively. Fast Streamers help to shape the decisions that will affect everyone’s lives and to deliver the public services that we all rely on.
Strong financial management and placing finance at the heart of senior decision making is vitally important in the Civil Service. As a Finance fast streamer, you will work in some of the most fascinating, high-profile environments in government and will be part of a 10,000-strong finance community.
You'll help shape the government's financial policy and make sure that public services are delivered effectively and efficiently, whilst also gaining a professional accountancy qualification.
You’ll have the opportunity to engage with senior stakeholders both
inside and outside of government from day one. You’ll build
relationships and help to put finance at the heart of the
The minimum starting salary is £28,000. Once you finish the scheme, you'll be a fully qualified accountant. Promotion and successful completion of the scheme will see you earn around £45,000 to £55,000.
You’ll get support to become a Civil Service finance professional, including:
- Cross-government projects to gain a broad range of technical skills
- A buddy to help you prepare to join the Fast Stream, and to settle you into the department
- A qualified and trained mentor and cohort leader
- A professional accountancy qualification
- Opportunity to meet members of the professional bodies, including their current students and recently qualified accountants
- Free registration and annual membership with the professional body and tuition provided.
- Paid for learning materials, tuition, exams and any exemption fees, plus study leave.
We support applicants with health conditions, learning difficulties and disabilities, with their applications and through their Civil Service careers. We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you have a disability and meet the minimum qualifying criteria for your chosen scheme, you may choose to skip part of the first stage of the assessment process.
You can choose up to 4 scheme preferences when you apply to the Fast Stream. So, whether you are looking for your first graduate role, seeking to return to work, or change profession, the Fast Stream is the ideal place to progress a meaningful, fulfilling career.
Civil Service Fast Stream
The Civil Service is one of the largest employers in the UK. We support the government of the day to implement their policies and deliver high quality services to the public.
Civil Service Fast Stream Interview Reviews
14 February 2018
The INTERVIEW itself was one on one and competency-based. It lasted 40 minutes. Questions included one on my present employment, one on what attracted me to a civil service...
22 February 2017
The video interview took place after successful online tests. The interview was based around the civil service key competencies asking for evidence of leadership, collaborating...
30 July 2015
After applying online I completed several psychometric tests, including verbal and numeracy. Following this I completed an E-tray exercise where you given a fake email account...
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