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Finance - Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Job/scheme locations: 
High Wycombe
Type of opportunity: 
Application deadline: 

Duration: 12 months

Sectors & Locations:

Medical Devices – Wokingham
Pharmaceuticals – High Wycombe

Working at Johnson & Johnson can change everything. Including YOU. By joining a company that has been carving out the future of healthcare for more than 130 years, you will be offered a career as limitless as the lives it touches. It’s as simple as that. Start building a career with purpose at J&J and make the next generation the healthiest yet.

Position summary:

Whether it’s making a major investment in developing new products or providing global brands to our customers at affordable prices - finance is at the heart of our business. We partner with all of our different teams to help the business keep growing and make important decisions to meet the needs of our customers, making every penny count. When you join Johnson and Johnson as a Finance Placement Student you will embark on an industrial placement year that gives you a high level of exposure to commercial decision making and places you at the very heart of our business.

Finance/Financial Accounting:

You will find yourself working alongside senior finance and accounting professionals to support our commercial functions. You will be involved in accounting activities, supporting commercial decision making in future resource investments, and will carry reporting and analytical responsibilities for financial information in your area.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Involvement in financial planning and forecasting for UK and Ireland
  • Reporting planned and actual figures within the finance team and to our commercial business partners
  • Reviewing and evaluating financial statements
  • Working with the UK/Ireland finance and commercial teams to manage opex spending in line with budgets
  • Engaging with the UK cross sector and international teams to investigate and resolve ad hoc issues
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation in areas of responsibility
  • Collaborating on team projects and driving process efficiencies
  • Applying and interpreting accounting theory and corporate financial policies
  • Coordinating monthly Finance Leadership Council meeting
  • Support in planning of team events

Requirements of the role:

  • 2 years of degree level study completed
  • A minimum of 2:1 achieved in first year of study
  • Accounting and Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Sciences and Business-related degree types preferred

Key skills and competencies:

  • Competent and skilled using Microsoft Excel
  • Confident and outgoing communicator
  • Ability to build strong relationships through communication
  • Ability to relay challenging or complex messages
  • Strong team working skills
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent level of analytical ability
  • Assertive and diplomatic
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze situations
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with ambition
  • Strong organization skills 

Please note that we will close for first round of applications on the 15th November

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Wokingham-
Other Locations
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe
Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd. - fka -Ethicon Ltd. (7355)
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