Finance Apprenticeship

Dream of being a finance accountant? Want to experience real moments of confidence amongst the fun, the adventure, and the buzz of being an apprentice? This is a great place to start. You’ll get stuck into real accounting projects. You’ll support the financial management of our entire business. And you’ll gain a globally recognised qualification while developing your personal and professional skills.

Learning on the job, you’ll enjoy lots of training, coaching and support. You’ll understand what makes us tick and how our business works. And you’ll gain lots of experience in our accounting & finance team. Financial control. Balance sheets. Purchase Orders. You name it. Putting your skills to the test, you’ll analyse and manage accounts and help us operate cost-effectively.

There are many good reasons to join us at O2. Getting to know our business teams, you’ll become a trusted advisor and help us make the right spending and investment decisions. You’ll also enjoy lots of great perks. We do everything we can for our people. You’re our number one.

Who we look for:

Whether you’ve just left school or college or already have some work experience, you must be:

  • Brilliant with numbers
  • Have a real passion for finance.
  • Quick thinking
  • Talented problem solver
  • Should also have eagle-eyes
  • Be a great organiser and communicator.

To qualify for this role, you must have lived in the UK or the European Economic Area for the last 3 consecutive years. You must also have a valid passport, birth certificate or residence permit and a national insurance number.

What you need Whether you’ve just left school, college or university, or have a few years’ work experience under your belt, you’ll need:

  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English Language and Maths at Grades C or above or levels 4-9) although some roles will require 2 A Levels or equivalent
  • To be a team player who can think for yourself
  • Creativity, innovation, ambition and a real passion for digital tech

What you’ll gain:

You’ll either gain a Level 4 CIMA or Level 3 in Risk on an apprenticeship that will last for at least 18 months.

Typical apprentice roles:

  • Finance Accountant

“O2 is an exceptionally forward thinking, vibrant and energising place to work. The people are what make it so great! O2 is way ahead of the workplace market in the amount of flexibility and benefits it provides to staff. Each day I learn new amazing things about the company!”

Alice Beswick – Partner Relationship Support – Contract & Commercial Team


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