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Here you can see a list of vacancies and opportunities from employers who are seeking to employ Sheffield University Management School students and graduates.

These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

Graduate Programme at Schneider Electric

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

About the Role:

Our programme is designed with you at the core giving you the experience of our diverse business through rotations across the UK&I Zone in both technical and commercial placements. This is supported through a tailored off the job training schedule that gives you the right support at the right time during the 12 months. We also recognise the importance in giving you access to our senior leaders and importance in gaining the right exposure during this early time in your career. Though our strategic country projects you will have the opportunity to own and deliver real value to our business.

You’ll be fast tracked into high performing teams to have an exciting, attractive and diverse career, with the opportunity at the end of the programme to apply for your chosen career path job roles.

Requirements:

With the opportunities and support Schneider Electric can provide, you can create a very prosperous career for yourselves. We are looking for ambitious, self-driven and dedicated individuals to take charge of their own career and shape it to what they want it to be. With the options to work across UK&I, you need to be open to new challenges, flexible and motivated to succeed.

  • Minimum 2:2 in any degree discipline
  • Full UK driving licence and flexibility to work across the UK/multiple locations
  • Right to work in the UK

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O97L2'

Accounts Payable / Accounting Specialist at Mars

Where: Portland, Oregon, USA

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the role:

  • Establish records of accounts and input accounting data entries.
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel.
  • Organize financial documents to proper filing.
  • Create excel spreadsheets to approve and update credit card payments.
  • Track, prepare and verify all company payments, invoicing, expenditures, and employee paychecks.
  • Process payments through bank accounts and credit cards and follows up with the Purchasing Department regarding any questions and/or concerns.
  • Reconcile processed documents by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Assist customers and employees with accounts payable questions, and handle billing inquiries from company utility representatives.
  • Resolves invoice/purchase order discrepancies effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Contribute new strategies and knowledge to the department to effectively improve the payment process.
  • Handle special projects / assigned tasks as needed from the team and the Controller.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounting, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable within a professional environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and Google‐based programs such as Google Sheets/Docs.
  • Previous Experience with SAP by Design, QuickBooks highly preferred

How to apply:

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Graduate Training Programme (ACA) at Sagars Accountants Ltd

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

With a team of 90 including eight partners, Sagars is one of the largest independent firms of accountants, tax and business advisers in Yorkshire. Our team is a mix of home grown talent and senior advisers who’ve joined us from the ‘Big 4’ and national firms – which means our clients enjoy a high level of expertise and a very personal service.

About the Role:

Realise your potential and enjoy a wealth of opportunities in a graduate role at Sagars.

Successful candidates will gain quality work experience with us whilst studying for the ACA qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) under a Level 7 Accounting Professional Apprenticeship. Throughout your training contract you’ll have your own mentor and you can expect the full support of our award-winning team. You’ll get the very best technical training and early responsibility with practical experience across a wide range of audit, accounting and tax work in a progressive firm that’s embracing the latest technological developments and is a recognised cloud accounting leader.

The average length of service across our team is 11 years - testament to the flexible and supportive working environment that we’ve created. Two of our current partners and many of our senior managers joined us as graduates - proof of the excellent career prospects that exist for the right people.

Requirements:

To guarantee the very best technical and personal levels of service, we’re looking for up to six high calibre graduates with the drive and personality to help us meet our clients’ needs. Competition is tough and you’ll need a minimum ABB at A level (or equivalent) and a 2:1 degree classification (in any discipline) to be considered.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YG7NV'

Business Operations Management Graduate Programme 2020 at Toyota Manufacturing (UK) LTD

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

There are two manufacturing plants in the UK representing a total investment in excess of £2.2 billion and currently approximately 3,400 members (including Agency) are employed. The vehicle manufacturing plant is located at Burnaston in Derbyshire, the engine manufacturing plant is located at Deeside in North Wales.

About the Role:

Everything starts and stops with Logistics. Join us here and you’ll be at the centre of our manufacturing operation bringing the world-famous Toyota Production System (TPS) to life. This is your chance to learn about concepts like jidoka and just-in-time first-hand from the company that pioneered them.

Graduates who join us in Logistics get to tackle challenging problems in an exciting, fast-paced environment. You can potentially make a huge difference to our overall competitiveness and customer satisfaction.

Specific roles are diverse. You could be directing thousands of parts from hundreds of suppliers through the plant every day. Or, you might find yourself keeping production lines running smoothly by planning volumes, spotting issues and taking swift action to put things right. You’ll certainly learn valuable supplier management skills as well as developing as a communicator and a problem-solver.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N4GQ3'

HR Graduate Programme 2020 at Toyota Manufacturing (UK) LTD

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

There are two manufacturing plants in the UK representing a total investment in excess of £2.2 billion and currently approximately 3,400 members (including Agency) are employed. The vehicle manufacturing plant is located at Burnaston in Derbyshire, the engine manufacturing plant is located at Deeside in North Wales.

About the Role:

Wherever you join us, you'll experience working life on the shop floor where at Burnaston we produce the all new Corolla model as well as engines for vehicles such as the C-HR and Prius plus in Deeside. It's demanding - but we think it's the only way to understand our unique culture and the world-famous Toyota Production System

We place great emphasis on learning by doing - usually through structured, on-the-job training. So, over the course of our programme, you'll find yourself tackling live projects and taking on real responsibilities in your chosen field. Our graduate programme lasts just over 2 years, it is assessed and designed to help you reach the standard needed to move into a specialist position at the end of the programme.

You'll be well supported - by your managers and a personal mentor. That said, we'll expect you to take charge of your own development. Curiosity and new concepts drive our business forward - so we encourage our graduates to broaden their own horizons.

Requirements:

We're looking for individuals who will share our values and believe that there's always a better way. So, if you thrive on analysing problems from different angles to develop solutions and take a practical approach to your work, you could go a long way with us. You will also have a consistently strong academic record, with a minimum 2:1 predicted/recently achieved at degree level.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LO4V'

Production Control Graduate Programme 2020 at Toyota Manufacturing (UK) LTD

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: November 4, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

There are two manufacturing plants in the UK representing a total investment in excess of £2.2 billion and currently approximately 3,400 members (including Agency) are employed. The vehicle manufacturing plant is located at Burnaston in Derbyshire, the engine manufacturing plant is located at Deeside in North Wales.

About the Role:

Wherever you join us, you'll experience working life on the shop floor where at Burnaston we produce the all new Corolla model as well as engines for vehicles such as the C-HR and Prius plus in Deeside. It's demanding - but we think it's the only way to understand our unique culture and the world-famous Toyota Production System.

We place great emphasis on learning by doing - usually through structured, on-the-job training. So, over the course of our programme, you'll find yourself tackling live projects and taking on real responsibilities in your chosen field. Our graduate programme lasts just over 2 years, it is assessed and designed to help you reach the standard needed to move into a specialist position at the end of the programme.

You'll be well supported - by your managers and a personal mentor. That said, we'll expect you to take charge of your own development. Curiosity and new concepts drive our business forward - so we encourage our graduates to broaden their own horizons.

Requirements:

We're looking for individuals who will share our values and believe that there's always a better way. So, if you thrive on analysing problems from different angles to develop solutions and take a practical approach to your work, you could go a long way with us. You will also have a consistently strong academic record, with a minimum 2:1 predicted/recently achieved at degree level.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'O9W3K'

Graduate Business Improvement Specialist - Purchasing Excellence at Greencore

Where: England - South Yorkshire, East Midlands

Deadline: November 7, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

About the Role:

Are you naturally inquisitive? Driven with a desire to understand, challenge and improve? A fan of Inside the Factory?

As a leading producer of convenience foods in the UK, we're used to grocery shopping on a huge scale! Our experienced team buy everything from cheese to aubergines to lorries; but are they getting the best deals?

Were looking for bright, ambitious individuals to join our new Greencore Purchasing Excellence (GPE) team to consult, support and challenge our Buyers. In this exciting new venture you'll receive specialist training to understand the entire process, from seed to salad, and identify savings opportunities throughout. Using this insight you'll support the Buyers to make the best financial decisions in high-level negotiations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to Greencore Excellence community to support the delivery of specific projects
  • Provide facilitation and challenge existing norms for purchasing, to support the embedding of new ways of working
  • Take joint ownership with purchasing peers for the identification and delivery of targeted cost saving
  • Act as an advocate for GPE by coaching colleagues in the routine use of GPE tools/methods
  • Identify and coach non BI/Excellence colleagues to ensure that they build their excellence capability and where appropriate are identified as excellence talent for the future
  • Participate in the supplier negotiation activity; contribute insight, analysis and describe the logic for suggested cost savings so that the supplier is persuaded to accept the revised terms/costings
  • Through research, facilitation and general data gathering activities create cost models (cost build, could costs and should costs) which identify and direct cost saving

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree calibre preferably in Maths, Science or Business.
  • Advanced numeracy and analytical skills; ability to review finance and commercial information and draw new insights/understanding
  • Structured approach and mindset; able to see the end to end process. With experience of purchasing, improvement activity and manufacturing preferred, but not essential
  • Inquisitive and challenging; ability to investigate and challenge costs across the supplier base
  • Demonstrable ability to manage and engage people with change

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YGL4G'

Multi Asset Placement at Fidelity International

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: November 8, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Fidelity International invests money on behalf of institutions and private individuals.

Because we’re privately owned, we’re fully focused on the long-term interests of our clients – with both the commitment and the resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help them achieve their financial goals.

About the Role:

You’ll learn how different asset classes behave in the markets and research strategies across equities, bonds, currencies and more. You’ll leave us with an understanding of how we build multi-asset portfolios that deliver in the short and long term. And we’ll know if you've got the skills and potential to be offered a place on our graduate programme.

Whatever you’re studying, we will teach you the skills and knowledge you need and help you to get the most out of your time with us. You’ll need intellectual curiosity and the absolute commitment to serving clients that everyone at Fidelity shares.

Requirements:

Evaluating asset classes takes strong powers of deduction, keen attention to detail and good technical skills - it’s a matter of being able to think strategically. Numerical and analytical capabilities alone aren't enough – you also need to be decisive, communicative and adaptable. You will be in your penultimate year and need to have a minimum of 3C's at A level or equivalent and be on track for a 2:1 or above.

How to Apply:

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