Finance Graduate Programme

Job Title: Finance Graduate Programme
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: R5193
Contact Name: Laura Howarth
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2020 11:53

Job Description

The RELX Finance Graduate Programme is the perfect way to start your career in finance with a multi-national company. We are looking for passionate, analytical graduates with strong communication skills and a drive to challenge the status quo, to join us in our office in London. During this three-year scheme, you will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience with a variety of global teams in different finance functions. You will complete six- or twelve-month placements in a selection of the following functions: 

  • Financial Planning and Analysis 

  • Audit 

  • Tax 

  • Investor Relations 

  • Finance Decision Making  

As part of the three-year programme, we will also support you to complete a professional accountancy qualification (ACA or CIMA) with tuition and exam costs, and study leave. You will also have twice yearly goal and study reviews to monitor your progress with the qualification and to ensure your professional development is progressing in your desired direction.  

Find out more about the programme from Sophie Wright, who is in her third year :  

Apply if you: 

  • Are a recent graduate, or will graduate in 2020 

  • Have achieved or are expected to achieve a 2.1 or above, preferably in a finance, accounting or business-related discipline  

  • Are comfortable using standard office software, especially Excel

  • Are passionate to learn- you will receive on-the-job training for any additional software packages/platforms you are expected to use 

Please include an up-to-date CV with your predicted/achieved university grade.  

Career development is highly important to us and we take our professional development process (Enabling Performance Process) very seriously; we want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and we will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. The great thing about RELX career-wise is that we’re a business made up of leading providers of information and analytics for a wide array of customer and markets. This breath will enable you to develop in three dimensions: vertically through the business, across different products/markets, and across different functions within finance. We’re also a global business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis. 

General RELX benefits package 

  • Regular incremental pay progression as experience and professional qualification progresses 

  • Additional study / exam days leave 

  • Full support for professional institute fees (ACA and CIMA) 

RELX is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.