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Finance Graduate
Graduate - Nationwide

Finance Graduates


Locations: Birmingham and Wakefield


Starting Salary: £27,000 per annum


3 Year Scheme


Start date: September 2023


Become a Graduate at 2 Sisters and open up a world of possibilities


A taste of the future!


Our Finance Graduate scheme aims to introduce talented graduates to our operations, learn how we work, provide fresh insights and perspectives; to progress into management roles in the longer term and become the next generation of our future leaders. As a Finance Graduate you will be joining one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years.


About us

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, with an annual turnover of £3billion+. More than 13,500 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - from poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s. From there, 2 Sisters has grown to become one of Europe's leading food manufacturing companies, producing excellent quality, great value food.


About the role

Finance plays a huge part in 2 Sisters and our Graduate Scheme offers you the opportunity to understand the scale and complexity around finance for one of the largest food manufacturers. You will be given real projects and be empowered to make real decisions by rolling your sleeves up and getting stuck into life at 2 Sisters. 


You will have 3 separate placements in the first year, followed by 2 placements in the second and third year of the scheme, so you can gain experience across a broad spectrum of Finance. These areas include Commercial Finance, Operations Finance, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Shared Services: Internal Audit and Tax & Treasury. You will have exposure to people at all different levels and learn from some of the best in the industry.


We will support you right from the start as well as giving you a structured development plan. You will also be partnered with a mentor who will be with you every step of the way.


About our Graduate Scheme

The scheme is a three-year placement starting in September 2023. We will be proactively working with you throughout the three-years to secure your permanent role with 2 Sisters at the end of the three years. We invest a lot in your development and endeavor to offer every Graduate who meets the required standards a permanent role, subject to business needs.


We enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions, giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work. We see our Graduates driving innovation and change and using their ideas to help shape our future. 


We will offer you:

•       Starting salary of £27k per annum with 6 month salary reviews, subject to passing exams and meeting set objectives

•       You will have access to a qualified coach, mentor and a buddy

•       Regular reviews and 121s with your line manager

•       Unique Personal Development Plan to support your learning

•       We will support and fund your CIMA qualification right from the start

•       Experience in different areas of our operations

•       Development Days to build your confidence, network and performance

•       Exposure and opportunity to meet our Senior Management Team


Additionally, you will be supported to complete our internal LEAD Management Development Programme, which will help you to further develop your management and leadership skills.


Our commitment to you!

·        We will target your development for future growth as a finance professional

·        Develop your specific knowledge of finance in the food industry

·        Show you your real potential and provide opportunities for your career development as a future leader in our Finance Function

·        Build your people management and communication skills to help you on your journey to become a leader of the future

Can I apply?

We are looking for graduates who are:

·        Naturally curious about improving the way things work and happy to work with others to do so. 

·        Highly motivated, self-starters who are up for the challenge

·        Comfortable to debate, listen, learn and contribute value

·        Pragmatic in your approach

·        Capable of making decisions with a passion to drive our business forward

·        Thirst for knowledge and the right attributes to learn from others and reflect on own thoughts and approaches

Our eligibility criteria for our Finance Graduate Scheme is as follows:

-         2.1 minimum degree in any discipline

-         Graduated within the last 3 years

-         Strongly analytical and numerical skills

-         Communication skills

-         Attention to detail

-         A real passion for all things food and finance!


Graduates are expected to relocate to any of our sites throughout the UK during your 3 years on the programme.


So if you are ambitious, driven, and relish the idea of working for one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, then apply today.


To apply please submit your CV including a Personal Statement, which must evidence your proven passion for finance, why you are interested in the role and why we should consider your application.


Please be aware of the following key dates:

·          Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 10th March

  • Subject to volume of applications, we reserve the right to close earlier than this date

·          Assessment centres are to be held during: March/April 2023

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