Finance plays a vital role in our dynamic and progressive business. From budgeting and forecasting, to responding to an ever-evolving regulatory environment, Finance touches every part of Santander. As a financial professional of the future, you will have the opportunity to make a real contribution at Santander and in return, we will support you in getting your career off to a great start.
Santander is a diverse business and as such, our Finance function offers a huge amount of variety. As a Finance Graduate you can expect exposure to a number of banking sector industries and numerous specialist departments within the Finance division.
Our Graduate scheme is a rotational program and it’s designed to provide a broad overview of how the Finance division operates so you can expect placements in a number of different areas over the course of the scheme.
As the programme is designed to fast track our future financial leaders, you’ll receive ‘on the job’ training by some of the most experienced and qualified professionals in the Finance industry.
We also recognise the importance of qualifying for membership of a respected professional institute, so you will be fully funded and supported in gaining your CIMA or ACCA qualification. You can also expect additional development in regard to your technical and people skills through a variety of training approaches.
Most placements are based at our London Head Office, however you may also undertake placements in Milton Keynes and Leicester – so a willingness to travel between these sites is crucial.
We welcome applicants for all degree disciplines but whatever your degree subject, you will need to have strong analytical and numerical skills as well as the energy and determination to succeed in our progressive organisation. You will also need to be an excellent communicator and be able to work both on your own initiative and in a team. A positive approach and a desire for self-development are also vital.
To be considered, you will need a minimum 2:1 degree. Your pre-university academic achievements will need to show that you are both highly numerate and highly literate and ideally you will be able to demonstrate high achievement across a broad range of subjects. Additionally, you must satisfy the entrance requirements of CIMA and the ACCA and we shall be looking for evidence of a keen interest in the financial industry.