Graduate Trainee - Accountant/Business Analyst

Job Title: Graduate Trainee - Accountant/Business Analyst
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: City of London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: GA001
Contact Name: Julie Kitto
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2019 09:35

Job Description

Global Aerospace is a leading provider of aerospace and aviation insurance with a worldwide portfolio of clients who are engaged in every aspect of the aviation and aerospace industries.  Our unique culture is built around innovation and we continually invest in technology that supports creative thinking and effective collaboration both internally and with our clients and their brokers. 

We are looking for a new or recent graduate to work in our insurance financial reporting and business analysis/planning teams.  The role will be split with an approximate ratio of 70% financial reporting and 30% business analysis/planning and the successful candidate will join the UK head office insurance finance/actuarial team of 6, part of the UK financial team of 15.

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic background with a first or upper second-class degree in a mathematical, scientific, engineering or economics discipline.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has an eye for detail and a positive “can do” attitude.  With a bright, inquisitive mind, you will be IT literate and enjoy involvement in a variety of challenging tasks.  The successful candidate will have exposure to staff at all levels of the Company and will need strong communication skills.

The Company is an ICAEW accredited employer and will support study for the ACA professional qualification.  This will include training and exam fees, as well as a study leave package.

This is a role offering exposure to a variety of insurance accounting and business analysis areas.  Working closely with the Head of Insurance Finance and the Actuarial Business Analyst, the jobholder will liaise with the Company’s IT and underwriting departments, overseas operations and insurance pool insurers.

The role is wide-ranging and will evolve to fit the talents of the successful candidate.  It will include a significant amount of data querying and manipulation and offers the potential for the jobholder to develop a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power BI tools.

Global Aerospace is accredited as an Investor in People and has received the Mayor of London’s Healthy Workplace Award at Achievement Level.