Finance Graduate – West Midlands Job at Vertu Motors in Birmingham
Are you talented and driven with a passion to succeed in your career? Are you looking for the ideal graduate development opportunity to get your management career moving in the right direction? Are you excited by the prospect of working with a Group with over 140 locations across Great Britain? If so… we have the perfect challenge for you! We have celebrated success upon success since forming in 2006. In this short time frame our business has grown dramatically and we now represent in excess of 30 motor franchises over 140 sales outlets in 116 locations across the length and breadth of Great Britain from Dunfermline to Exeter. We trade as Bristol Street Motors, Farnell Jaguar Land Rover, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors. Motor Retail is now much more than physical dealerships, our on-line route to market must be just as good to satisfy today’s customers. Our on-line innovation and capability have also grown significantly bringing not only enhanced customer journeys but also increased efficiency and process automation. Being the 5th largest motor retailer in the UK we are proud of the strength of our relationships with our manufacturer franchise partners and our financial stability provides us with a rock-solid foundation to continue our journey to become the best motor retailer in the UK.
About the Role
We need inquisitive, mobile, innovative, passionate and enthusiastic new talent to play a pivotal part in the Group’s future growth. We want our Finance graduates to bring expertise and new ways of thinking to this key business area, this is even more essential today as the business continues to evolve to respond to changing customer demands. You will undertake a three-year programme – this will prepare you for a management role in Finance or even in Operations. You will receive internal training, a recognised qualification in your area of expertise, leadership development modules and a range of role specific placements in different Group locations. This will ensure you gain a real experience of the motor retail financial environment and prepare you for a potential role in management. All whilst being supported through your bespoke development plan by your Mentor and Group Management Team. We know you will have a wealth of knowledge and new ideas, so the Vertu Graduate Development Programme is a two-way street. We want you to mentor our leaders too. It’s all about sharing thoughts, innovation, and getting actively involved in shaping the future of Vertu Motors. Not only will you help our leaders gain a new appreciation of how to drive the business forward, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact and get a valuable insight into the world of strategic leadership. Sound exciting? Read on . . .
Our vision is to be our customers’ first choice for motoring sales and service. To achieve this, we need you to live our Mission Statement of “delivering an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust” and our core values: PASSION RESPECT PROFESSIONALISM INTEGRITY RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY COMMITMENT You will be talented with the drive, energy, attitude and character to be a key part of making Vertu Motors top of the UK dealership leagues tables . . . and a great place to work. Now the specifics! To be part of this challenging, but rewarding graduate programme we ask that you have: – a 2:1 degree in one of the following areas: Finance, Business or Accountancy related degree – minimum Grade B in GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and English – proof of your right to work in the United Kingdom – a full, clean driving licence – the flexibility to move to new locations around the UK, and work from home for long periods of time – a real drive and commitment to succeed and take responsibility for your own progression
What you can expect
As one of the largest motor retailers in the UK we can offer you a starting salary of £25,000 plus a company car. In addition, you will also receive a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice including 23 days’ holiday (with the option to purchase additional days), an accredited qualification, share incentive plan, a contributory pension scheme and free access to our Vertu Rewards platform which gets you access to discounts and cashback with nearly 900 retailers and service providers. How to apply? If you feel the Vertu Graduate Development Programme is for you then apply on our corporate careers site www.vertucareers.com
Job Reference: VMN00188
About the Company
Company: Vertu Motors
Company Location: Birmingham