Finance Industrial Placement at Triumph Motorcycles

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: January 8, 2018

Type: Placement Year

About the Company:

First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 110 years of motorcycle manufacturing in 2012. For more than two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character, charisma and performance. Building around 60,000 bikes per year, Triumph is the largest British Motorcycle Manufacturer and has over 750 Dealers across the world.

At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a commitment and passion to develop truly unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance to enjoy the perfect ride. This focus, innovation and engineering passion has today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders, including the striking 2.3 litre Rocket III, the unmistakable Speed Triple, the TT winning SuperSports Daytona 675R, class defining Tiger 800, transcontinental Tiger Explorer and the iconic Triumph Bonneville family.

Triumph currently employs around 2000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux, Brazil, India and Thailand, as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and India.

About the Role:

We are pleased to offer a twelve to fourteen month placement in our Finance Department for students who are currently studying Business and Finance or Accounting and on track to receive a 2.1 or above.

The placement students will be based within our fast-paced Finance Department and will involve working within one of three teams covering Manufacturing / Commercial Finance / Central Services & Treasury. Each role offers a complete experience of the working of a Finance department with exposure to very senior members of staff including the CEO and CFO as well as dealing with people from all over the world.

The role will include tasks ranging from book keeping, duty recovery, preparation work on Budgets and various other projects enabling you to make a real world contribution to the company.

The ideal candidate will be passionate and ambitious and want to make a real impact on the day to day running of the company and to help shape Triumph’s future. The work will cover:

  • Book Keeping/Accounting
  • Management Accounts
  • Cost Reporting
  • Duty Recovery
  • Preparation work on Statutory Accounts
  • Preparation work on Budgets
  • Project work
  • Data entry
  • Board packs

The recruitment process for this role will take place during early 2018 and will consist of online testing and an interview.

About the Benefits:

Triumph offers a variety of competitive benefit schemes which can be utilised by all staff including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Subsidised Canteen etc.

Additionally, all staff have the opportunity to purchase motorcycles, clothing and accessories at a heavily discounted rate.

How to Apply:

Please apply via Triumph website: