LifeScan - Finance Apprenticeship

Are you looking to have a career in Finance within a growing Healthcare business, helping others lead healthier lives? If the answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity to work and learn at our LifeScan Scotland facility in Inverness.  LifeScan is a Johnson & Johnson Company. LifeScan Scotland was created in 2001 when Johnson & Johnson acquired the UK assets of Inverness Medical Ltd, a medical device company established in Inverness in 1995 to design and manufacture glucose test strips, and design electronic meters for the global diabetes market.

We are looking for bright individuals who want to push themselves to help us deliver the next generation of products for the worlds largest healthcare company. This is a fantastic opportunity to study and gain valuable, practical knowledge & skills whilst being paid a salary. You will be proactive and want to excel in the finance sector. You will be dedicated to improving your knowledge and skill set and want to make a difference to our customers all around the world.

Working closely with the Highlands and Islands Univeristy in Inverness, learning new skills in a fast paced and exciting environment; as well as on the job training and personal development; this 3 year apprentice-training program will result in the attainment of the equivalent of Higher National Diploma.  This HND will exempt you from the foundation stages of ACCA Professional Accounting Papers. 

This is what Romain, one of our Finance colleagues has to say “The Finance function is evolving and is a great place to be if you like to have a global career or perspectives as well as an impactful job that makes a difference for your company and ultimately for the patient we serve. The apprentice road is a great path toward a fast and fruitful career by giving you both the theoretical knowledge as well as the possibility to practice it on the field. Learning in school as well as applying these knowledge immediately is personally a great opportunity”

Ideally we are looking for candidates to have attained a good range of National 5 subjects including Mathematics and/or Accounting/Business/Economics and:

  • Good communication and team working skills
  • Having a basic understanding of finance principles
  • The willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A desire to make a difference and continuously improve

For further information and/or to apply for this position click -> HERE

CLOSING DATE: 4th May 2018

Posted by DYW I&C on 21 March 2018 at 10:23

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