Profile Overview

Agility Resourcing

Human Resources

Agility Resourcing are a team of highly experienced Recruitment Consultants within the Accountancy & Finance Sector. Collectively we have over 50 years of experience recruiting throughout Lancashire and Cumbria working with SME businesses and multinationals across the private sector and public practice. We pride ourselves on our consultative approach and ensuring that we deliver a service that is perceived as good value to both candidates and clients.

Rotational Finance Scheme - Glasgow/Cardiff/Sheffield

£29k - £30k
Full-time permanent
Manchester, UK
Work environment
On site
Finance, Legal & Compliance
Valid until
June 21, 2024

We’re exclusively partnering with Finsbury Food Group PLC to recruit for their Finance Graduate scheme. 

They have a very successful Finance Graduate scheme, where candidates have developed within the company upon completion of their graduate scheme. They are now recruiting for their next graduate intakes.

Their 3-year Finance Graduate programme comprises of 3 placements lasting 12 months each, across the Finance function. The Finance function is there to support every step of the way across roles such as Cost Accounting, Commercial Finance, Operational Finance and/or Financial Planning and Analysis. Candidates will spend time at the different factories on the 12-month rotation, requiring relocation; the locations are Sheffield, Cardiff and Glasgow.

The scheme will ensure you gain a well-rounded and broad experience to complement your studies (CIMA). This is a fast-paced working environment where you will gain exposure across all areas of the business and matrix leadership. On completion of the graduate scheme, you will find a role which suits your interests as a qualified finance professional.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background (2:1), have excellent numeric and attention to detail skills. They’ll be able to communicate effectively to build relationships across all areas of their business, along with demonstrating consistency and a desire to create a career for themselves.

Further Information

Finsbury Food Group is a market leading baking manufacturer with a turnover of £350+ million. They constantly raise quality and efficiency standards and build long-term relationships with major multiple retailers and the foodservice channel; the likes of Tesco, Aldi, Costa and Thorntons. They make 75% of the UK’s sharing cakes from retailer own brands cakes, tray bakes through to party cakes like Caterpillar cakes.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply today!

Finsbury Food Group PLC is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, age, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, race, or pregnancy and maternity, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Any CVs submitted to Finsbury directly by any other source will be dealt with by Agility Resourcing.

Skills you will practice

  • Financial Analysis & Reporting
  • Budgeting & Financial Planning
  • Financial Modelling
  • Accounting Software
  • Invoicing & Payment Processing


  • 33 days holiday
  • CIMA study support
  • Structure salary increases
  • Fantastic mentors
Driving License
Offers visa sponsorship

What does an average week look like?

  • Weekly and monthly reporting of sales and procurement performance
  • Updating customer, technical and sales trackers
  • Maintaining sales prices list approvals
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly sales and purchasing journals
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Reconciliation of purchasing balance sheet accruals
  • Ad-hoc support on commercial and procurement scenarios and analysis

What you will learn

  • A well rounded exposure to finance alongside further study of a chartered accountancy qualification.

Progression paths

  • Progression to a qualified chartered accountant.

What type of person would fit best?

  • Effective communicator
  • Hands-on approach with a solution minded outlook
  • Keen eye for detail
  • A strong desire to attain a professional Finance qualification e.g. CIMA
  • Predicted/degree in Accounting/Maths/Economics/Business etc (2:1 or above)
  • Enthusiastic and driven