Finance Undergraduate Placement 2023

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£20,000 pro rata
Stevenage (South East)
23rd December 2022
Start date:
Job type:
Graduate job, Internship


MBDA Missile Systems – Together. For the Future of Defence.

Finance 10 month Placement

Our vision in Finance is to operate as one coordinated team, which strives to deliver a consistent application of standard methodology, financial controls and processes. We look to challenge all areas of the business, improve shareholder value, protect the assets of MBDA and ensure we align with all national and shareholder requirements.

What's the opportunity?

Spend 10-months working within one area of Finance in a supportive, experienced team, gaining an understanding of how all teams fit together.

Role responsibilities may include;

  • support of budget and business plan preparation,
  • reconciliation of accounts,
  • data analysis,
  • understand and implement double entry bookkeeping and financial accounting;

You'll be encouraged to improve processes and introduce new ones, and utilise your skills to contribute to the team as well as the company as a whole. In addition - attend training courses and have access to the online learning portal, to gain as much knowledge as you can through the year!

Entry criteria, Salary and Start Date

  • We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, unafraid of taking the initiative, enthusiastic about learning, and comfortable working in teams in a multicultural environment.
  • Currently studying for a degree in any field. You do not need to have a finance background but it is beneficial that you have a general interest in Finance and have strong numerical skills.
  • A lot of your work will require use of Microsoft Excel, SAP R3 and Business Warehouse.
  • £20,000 salary (pro rata)
  • 10 month placement to start September 2023

Why choose us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

Apply now by clicking here, or using the 'apply now' button below.


MBDA UK Limited

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multinational group with 10,000 employees at industrial facilities in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States.

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