Graduate Accountancy - Highways England

Salary: £24,000
Location: Nationwide
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Accounting, Banking, Engineering, Management, Finance

About Us

The Strategic Road Network (SRN) is arguably the biggest and single most important piece of infrastructure in the country. It is at the core of our national transport system. England’s strategic road network consists of more than 4,300 miles of motorway and major A roads including a highly complex asset bae of more than 16,000 structures 21,870 miles of pavement and 110,000 technology assets.

What we are looking for

Our standards are extremely high and our atmosphere is friendly and stimulating. We are looking for ambitious graduates who can thrive in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. Good communication skills, both written and oral are also a must, as are the personal skills necessary to work as a member of a team and to maintain good relations with stakeholders. You pride yourself on your integrity, and on the quality of your work. This role will provide lots of opportunity for both personal and professional development in a large evolving organisation.

Location: Nationwide

Work Experience

Through a series of internal 9 -12 month placements (across a 3 year period) we are able to offer our graduates variety, stimulation, challenge and early responsibility. We are also committed to the development of our graduates.

You’ll enjoy placements in different areas of our finance directorate, giving you a bigger picture of how your new skills can make an impact. At the same time, you’ll complete accredited accountancy training through the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a major professional body.


With support from senior colleagues, you will enjoy the chance to plan and manage your own training. Your professional training will involve release from your day to day responsibilities for study. Ultimately, you will acquire all the knowledge necessary to become a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Package Overview

•Salary of £ 24,000.00.
•3 years of training leading to ICAEW qualification.
•On-the-job training with a chance to experience many different aspects of project management through placement rotation.
•Flexible working arrangements.
•Additional study days.
•Mentoring programme with senior project manages to provide support and guidance, along with helping trainees plan for their future development.
•All trainees are offered an opportunity of promotion upon successful completion of the scheme.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Together with some experience of accountancy, gained during your education, we ask that you hold the following:

•2:2 degree or above in any subject.
•300 + UCAS points at A Level (or equivalents) from your top three grades.
•GCSE English & Maths.

For further information and to apply please click here or via the apply button below.

Closing date: 22nd January 2018