Diageo Careers: Finance Graduate Programme 2023

Job description: Finance Graduate Programme 2023 

European Locations 

Diageo graduates have the best of all worlds. Our hands-on, accelerated learning programmes are perfect for people who are curious and have an ability to learn.  If you want to gain depth and breadth of an organisation to be set up for a career to be proud of, you’re in the right place. 

Look no further than our Finance Graduate Programme. With opportunities across European locations, this three-year programme has an exciting workplace learning approach that means you will spend your days right at the heart of an enormous global organisation. 

Who are we? 

Diageo is one of the world’s leading producers of premium drinks. We have an outstanding collection of over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local – that are enjoyed in more than 180 countries around the world. 

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to our purpose which values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity. We know that for our business to thrive, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.  

How does the programme work? 

Our aim is to help build the strongest finance talent possible, where our graduates and future leaders of the finance organization, it is important to have exposure to a broad range of finance disciplines.  We believe that building capability in both corporate and commercial finance capabilities will set a solid base from which a great career can be built upon. You could find yourself in rotations where your involved in preparing and maintaining accounts; statutory and regulatory reporting; planning, budgeting, and forecasting; risk management and business assurance; project and activity appraisal or working capital and project management. 

Finance depends on quality information. Having it at the right time, using it in the right way, and harnessing it to help our business to grow and evolve. You’ll learn how to see the story behind the figures. What they say about our current performance and what might be over the horizon. Your astute analysis and appreciation for risk verses rewards will guide others’ thinking and drive our strategies. 

Over the course of the three-year programme you’ll be supported through CIMA – a professional Finance Qualification which is globally recognised and funded by Diageo through a flexible learning curriculum. You will have the opportunity to experience up to three different rotations within Finance, with the rotations being in exciting locations across Europe.  

Who are we looking for? 

On the qualification side, you’ll need to have acquired or be expecting to obtain an academic degree in an Accountancy / Finance / Maths related field, graduating in 2023 or within the last 5 years. You must be proficient in English and a second European language would be helpful. With opportunities across Europe, you must be mobile and prepared to relocate geographically during the programme. 

You’ll need to be a curious, flexible, self-motivated team-player who loves to turn ideas into action and someone who shows integrity, respect for others and, above all, a passion for learning something new every day.   

Most importantly, we ask you to be you. Come as you are, with your own ideas and ambitions, and let’s celebrate your talent and empower you to reach your fullest potential.  

What are the rewards? 

With everything you can learn here, and the long-term opportunities we have to offer, the Finance Graduate Programme could just be the best decision you’ve ever made. 

Join us and you can also expect to receive a highly competitive salary (salary is dependent on the location of your rotations, as an example your year one salary based within the UK will be in the region of £36,400), along with an annual bonus opportunity and industry leading benefits package. 

Application details  

We have several graduate opportunities across the business. For the best chance of being successful we recommend applying for one programme. Applications are on a rolling process, and we will close roles when we find our graduates for September 2023. Here’s hoping it’s you!   

Join our Graduate programme and support us in delivering our ‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress‘ agenda—a 10-year action plan to help create a more inclusive and sustainable world!  

NB: Pymetrics is the first stage of the application process for all of our Early Career’s programmes at Diageo and after completion your result will be used for all applications that require it within a one-year period.  

Interested, but want to learn more? 

The Early Careers team will be hosting a series of insight and coaching events as well as live chats over the coming months, and we want to hear from you! For more info and to register today visit: https://meetandengage.com/diageoearlycareers

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London, England, United Kingdom

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Madrid, Spain

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Budapest, Hungary

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Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Ireland