🚀 Internship

Finance Year in Industry placement

Network Rail

2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £17k
Rolling basis


In this unique placement, you’ll receive support from senior finance professionals and be encouraged to make a positive contribution from day one.

Run by our Finance Strategy and Development team, one of our current graduates will act as a buddy to support you at every step. You’ll be highly visible and potentially have a great future ahead of you.

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Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


You have a choice. You can either take one, 12-month placement or two six-month placements, working as an assistant management accountant or an assistant financial accountant. You’ll work alongside some of the most respected finance professionals in the industry and be part of a team affecting critical decisions throughout our organisation. You’ll gain valuable experience in of a variety of financial disciplines including reporting and analysis, periodic accounting and business planning. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in experience days, site visits and shadowing. At the end of your placement, we’ll ask you to put together a short presentation to reflect on your experiences and help improve the scheme for future intakes. If you would like to be considered for the following year’s graduate scheme, we will invite you for an interview. 
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We look for people with an analytical mind and a flair for financial planning. Enthusiastic about your work, you’ll enjoy collaborating with others and have the skills and ability to communicate with a variety of different people. We invest in you and give you vast exposure to different areas and aspects of finance, because we believe you will be the future of our business. In return, we respect year in industry students who are driven, hardworking and uphold Network Rail’s values and behaviours. You must be in your penultimate year of university and be on course to achieve at least a 2:2 in any degree subject.
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Education requirements

Penultimate Year


28 days annual leave plus bank holidays5 volunteer days to contribute to your favourite causesAccess to our employee assistance programUp to 75% discount on rail and underground season ticketsDiscounted online shoppingHealthcare club membership discountChildcare vouchersTwo weeks paid reserve leave for members of our Armed Forces community
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