Finance programme

We’re looking for finance graduates with a passion to learn – could this be you?

ImageAs a finance graduate, you’ll have the chance to gain hands-on experience in a range of different financial departments from Treasury to Taxation and Financial Control.

It’s no ordinary job here at United Utilities. From day one, you’ll have the chance to take on new challenges and responsibilities as you work on projects that put your analytical and creative thinking to the test. We’ll equip you with all the skills you need to become an expert in your field.

You’ll have the chance to travel around our different financial departments and gain hands on experience in a range of critical teams. You’ll spend time understanding how we manage financial risk, implement robust financial controls, maintain good relationships with our investors and manage taxation.

Don’t worry, you won’t be going it alone. From specialist training to mentoring and coaching, we’ll be with you every step of the way. Managers, mentors and buddies will be on hand to support you through your CIMA studies, help you set personal targets and make sure you’re on the road to success.

And we’ve got a good track record! We’re proud of our overall 100% CIMA pass rate for finance graduates.

Don’t believe us? Hear from our grads

Rebecca – Finance Graduate

“The finance graduate scheme is extremely fast paced and exciting. You have the opportunity to move around the finance function and work in a range of diverse teams; gaining valuable business knowledge and skills.
The scheme also allows you to develop a varied work experience portfolio that will contribute towards your final CIMA qualification.

Finance graduateOver the past three years, I’ve gained some invaluable experiences that have allowed me to develop both personally and professionally.

I have been given my own responsibilities throughout my placement and have had the opportunity to work on a number of initiatives outside of my day role. This has been a great chance to network and understand the wider business function."

Think you’ve got what it takes? Take the next step and submit your application.

You’ll need at least a 2:1 degree classification and a minimum of 340 UCAS points

Application stage for 2017 is now closed

Application for our 2017 Finance programmes is now closed. Check back in September 2017 for our 2018 Finance programmes.

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