Graduate Programme - Finance at Ocado

Where: England - South East

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Type: Graduate

About the Company:

Ocado is the world’s largest dedicated online grocery supermarket, and a completely independent business, listed in the FTSE 250 index of the London Stock Exchange in 2010. Launching in 2000 with just 3 employees, we now employ over 12,000 people and deliver 260,000 orders a week on average. Every day, our brilliant teams devise innovative solutions that help us to give our customers exactly what they ordered – and more. We win countless consumer awards for our incredible, customer-centric business and our range is the largest of any UK supermarket.

About the Role:

The programme is designed to support you in becoming a Finance leader of tomorrow. This 3 year programme will involve a series of one year placements across a variety of Finance areas including: Retail, Operations, Central, Technology and Group Finance. You will have the opportunity to gain essential skills in key accounting techniques, information reporting, budgeting/forecasting and ad hoc analysis. These skills will allow you to aid business decisions, work on business specific projects and spend time learning about the intricacies of our unique business model.

Why you should take a role in Finance:

  • Varied work and responsibilities, it is not all about numbers and requires a creative approach
  • Get to work with people in all areas of our business
  • Gain good insight and understanding of all areas of our business
  • Involvement in supporting the entire business in key decision making
  • Opportunities to build some essential analytical, commercial and communication skills


  • You do not need to have any finance experience, just a flair for working with numbers
  • Strong A-Levels with BBB or equivalent, and have, or be expecting, a 2:1 degree or above in any discipline
  • Ability to build effective working relations with a variety of people and different levels
  • Highly motivated, self-sufficient and adept at planning and organising yourself within tight deadlines
  • Highly inquisitive and confident at putting ideas forward
  • Analytical with an eye for detail
  • Ability to present work in an interesting and clear way
  • Solve problems and approach tasks creatively
  • Share our sense of adventure
  • You must have the right to work in the UK for the full duration of the programme (36 months), be flexible to travel whilst on a placement and be fluent in English.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'XX2L4'