Whirlpool Shared Service Centre, established in 1995, provides Finance and Accounting leadership to 35+ entities across Europe, with a combined turnover in excess of $2.5 billion. We are Ireland's first and longest established Shared Service Centre, have deep industry and business process expertise, and a proven track record in Performance Management innovation.
Number of employees: Approximately 80.
We are currently offering a three-year Graduate Finance Trainee Programme. It is open to suitably qualified finance students who wish to gain the relevant accounting experience, allowing them to obtain their professional qualification.
During the three years, trainees will gain exposure to the different process areas thus developing and enhancing their accountancy skills. At Whirlpool we believe that successful careers are those based on mutual benefit and gain. It is the combined responsibility of both the employee and Whirlpool to maximise every opportunity. We are confident that in our tremendously diverse organisation there are opportunities for everyone to shine if they are ready to embrace the challenge. Our expectations are high, as a company we raise the bar and expect our employees to reach for the sky. In return we make a commitment to make every possible resource available to our employees, including an open environment and informal culture, (which has been awarded the status of Best Company to Work for in Ireland for 6 years) regular in-house training, mentoring sessions with the Senior Finance Team, personalised development plans and performance related rewards, in order to help employees realise their full potential and shape Whirlpool's future.
NUMBER OF VACANCIES
Typically 4-6 finance trainee contracts available annually and summer and work placement opportunities also available.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Competitive salary with progressive pay scale, 10% bonus potential, life assurance, long term disability insurance, generous company pension contribution (3%-8%), comprehensive health insurance, generous study sponsorship to include course, exams, revision courses and books, 25 days holidays, additional 15 days study leave, mentoring by senior management, targeted in-house training, work experience fully accredited by ACCA, large discounts on Whirlpool products, flexible working hours, opportunities to travel and potential for short term assignments abroad.
HOW TO APPLY
We review applications in October of each year. Application is by CV and cover letter. Please include: any relevant work experience, details of college subjects and grades and expected final grades, your reasons for choosing Whirlpool as a potential employer, your reasons for choosing to study ACCA, your reasons for accountancy as a career and details of your mobility in terms of travel and potential to relocate to other countries across EMEA.