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Finance Apprentice



Posted 3 weeks ago


Join WaterAid as a Finance Apprentice and be part of a global mission to make clean water accessible for all.


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£24113 - £25319

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London, UK (Hybrid Working)

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Expires at anytime

WaterAid is an inspiring international charity dedicated to ensuring access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene for people around the world. Joining WaterAid means becoming part of a passionate and creative team that works tirelessly to make significant, sustainable impacts on global health and well-being.

Role Summary:

  • Gain hands-on experience in management and financial accounting.
  • Rotate between UK Management Accounting and International Financial Accounting teams.
  • Receive comprehensive training and development in various finance aspects.
  • Contribute to an organization making a vital difference internationally.

Role Requirements:

  • A degree-level education.
  • Grade B or above in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent.
  • Eligibility to meet ACCA and CIMA qualification prerequisites.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities.


  • 36 days of holiday, including Bank Holidays, with the option to purchase additional leave.
  • Generous pension plan with up to 10% employer contribution.
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements.
  • Season Ticket Loan and free annual eye tests.
  • Charitable giving schemes and enhanced parental leave policies.
  • Sabbaticals, Volunteer Day, and more.

To apply, candidates must demonstrate eligibility to work in the UK and will be subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities.

WaterAid is a global community dedicated to making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere. We are passionate, creative and dedicated people who are encouraged and empowered to be ourselves at our very best. Together, we will make a bigger difference.

The role of Finance Apprentice is a unique opportunity for a motivated and analytical individual to join our UK Finance team based in London. This position will offer training and development across various finance aspects within both management and financial accounting in the UK and Internationally. The role will involve rotating between a role in the UK Management Accounting Team and International Financial Accounting Team.

Job requirements include a degree level education, Grade B or above in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent, and meeting the prerequisites for ACCA and CIMA qualifications. Strong time management and general organisational skills are essential, along with good verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits include 36 days' holiday (including 8 Bank Holidays), option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave, a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%, wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement, Season Ticket Loan, free annual eye tests, Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme, Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave, Sabbaticals, Volunteer Day and more.

To apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. All our vacancies require a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to comply with our Safer Recruitment policy.

We are an equal opportunity, disability-confident employer and are dedicated to achieving the highest standards of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, beliefs, customs, traditions and ways of life. This includes, but is not limited to, race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or social origin, health status, and economic or social situation. We are also committed to protecting everyone we come into contact with. We have a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of power, privilege or trust across our global work, and any form of inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, abuse, bullying, harassment, or exploitation.


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