Finance Placement Student 2024

Auris Health

Auris Health

Accounting & Finance
Wokingham, UK
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023


Finance Student Placement 2024

Duration : 12 months
Locations : High Wycombe-Buckinghamshire, Wokingham - Berkshire

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

That is why we in the UK are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

With $82.6 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 130,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.
Whether it’s making a major investment in developing new products or providing global brands to our customers at affordable prices - finance is at the heart of our business. Throughout Johnson & Johnson, Finance Leaders make an important contribution in every aspect of our businesses - helping deliver solutions to critical healthcare needs around the world.

Position summary:
You will find yourself working alongside senior finance and accounting professionals to supporting either our Commercial functions, Tax Planning, Treasury, Global Services or Internal Audit. You will be involved in accounting activities, supporting decision making in future resource investments, and will carry reporting and analytical responsibilities for financial information in your area.

When you join Johnson and Johnson as a Finance Placement Student you will embark on an industrial placement year that gives you a high level of exposure to decision making and places you at the very heart of our business.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring processes are compliant and meet J&J’s internal controls.
  • Reviewing and evaluating financial statements
  • Working with the finance and commercial teams to manage opex spending in line with budgets
  • Engaging with the UK cross sector and international teams to investigate and resolve ad hoc issues
  • Reporting planned and actual figures within the finance team and to our business partners
  • Exposure in financial planning and forecasting for UK and Ireland
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation in areas of responsibility
  • Collaborating on team projects and driving process efficiencies
  • Applying and interpreting accounting theory and corporate financial policies
  • Coordinating monthly Finance Leadership Council meeting
  • Support in planning of team events
  • Data analysis and reporting using tools such as Excel


Requirements of the role:

  • 2 years of degree level study completed
  • A minimum of 2:1 achieved in first year of study
  • Accounting and Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Sciences and Business-related degree types preferred

Key skills and competencies:

  • Confident and outgoing communicator
  • Ability to build strong relationships through communication
  • Ability to relay challenging or complex messages
  • Strong team working skills
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent level of analytical ability
  • Assertive and diplomatic
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze situations
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with ambition
  • Strong organization skills
  • Experience with Excel is beneficial but not required

Please note that we plan to close for first round of applications on 30 September, but could close earlier if we receive too many applications

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