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22 Nov 2015

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Chartered Accountancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • UCAS Points: Accountancy Graduate Traineeship 2016
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Any
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Application Details: We look at applications on a first-come, first-served basis, so it's important to apply early as our vacancies fill quickly.
  • Degree Required: 2:1

Standard Life – your ambition, our ambition

At Standard Life we all have a part to play and a story to contribute to. It’s a story of helping to build a more prosperous world and that includes yours. We believe in integrity, innovation and ambition.

Our ethos is uncompromising– we do the right thing for our customers and clients. It’s in our DNA. Working together for the right reasons we can achieve great things; for you, for our customers, for the business, and for society as a whole.

Our accountants play a big part in helping to drive the performance of our company. It is a core part of what they do. On our accountancy graduate programme you will become part of our finance community.

You will take on challenging placements in finance and other related areas right across our group, including Standard Life Investments, and you will get exceptional support along the way. The opportunity to work in a variety of areas is a key part of the experience and your learning process.

You will get funding for your professional exams which lead to becoming a member of either the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

When you work at Standard Life we commit to growing your career and expertise by acknowledging your talent, rewarding you well, providing you with market-leading benefits and a great working environment. What are we looking for in return? Well, your energy, enthusiasm, your drive to deliver results and passion to make a difference every day. Together, we will achieve our goal which ultimately ensures the best for our customers.

As we grow, you can too. Investing your career with Standard Life means that you are part of a business with a reputation for integrity and a heritage of success. Our people drive us.

Programme Summary

  • Duration: Three year programme
  • Structure: Five to six different placements
  • Development: A series of professional exams to become a member of either the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
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