Graduate Trainee

United Kingdom
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Graduate Trainee Business Support

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £20,238

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  Wednesday 19 October 2016

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Reference: 788416RR

The University is looking to appoint a Graduate trainee wishing to pursue a career with the University of Southampton.  The Graduate Trainee Programme invites applications from Southampton graduates who can work effectively in complex and diverse situations.  You will be required to work with people at all levels across the University.  We are looking for future managerial leaders, so we want graduates who are adaptable, resourceful and passionate about making a difference and having the right attitudes and beliefs for a rewarding career. 

Over the three years of the programme you will be provided with full training and support to become a fully qualified accountant, and you will also be supported in taking part in a range of Learning and Development opportunities which will contribute to meeting the needs of the University. 

You should be well organized, analytical and self motivated. Good communication and IT skills are essential.  

This scheme is open to graduates who are on track to achieve a minimum 2:1 degree and applicants must be currently studying at the University of Southampton, or have graduated from Southampton within the last 2 years. 


Salary:£20,238 in Year 1, increasing to £26,052 in Year 2. 

Additional Benefits:

  • A generous holiday allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts and free eye test
  • Health Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • An occupational Health Service

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 788416RR on all correspondence.