"As part of my development, Avon Protection have provided funding towards my finance qualification which is paving the way to allowing me more responsibility, and opening up an exciting career. I’ve had real responsibilities and impact on a wide variety of projects and with guidance from my manager and the team around me, I’ve had the support I need." - Rory Wiltshire, Financial Planning & Analysis Manager Overheads


Avon Protection’s Finance Graduate Traineeship is a 3-year structured programme that is designed to provide the successful applicant with a comprehensive range of financial experience whilst supporting the individual through their professional exams. Over the course of 3 years, the Finance Graduate will have the opportunity to:

  • Work across the different Finance teams, learning how financial data is captured and processed
  • Learn how financial performance and key metrics are analysed internally in order to support the Company’s decision-making process
  • Learn how to report and control financial data

In order to obtain this wide range of financial experience, the graduate will rotate across different finance teams including the local finance team (responsible for financial processing of local based trading entity), the FP&A team (financial planning & analysis) and the Group controlling team (reporting & controlling). Alongside the practical experience of working within the Finance Team, the Graduate will have the opportunity to qualify for a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).

The Traineeship provides the right candidate with a unique opportunity and insight to all finance related functions and how they support the wider business. Having successfully concluded the 3-year programme and accounting qualification, numerous job opportunities are available within the business, allowing the right candidate to forge a growing career with Avon Protection.

The Traineeship will be based at our head office near Bath in Melksham, Wiltshire, though some remote working may be required.

Through continuous reviews and feedback, and with the help of your own personal mentor, you will grow into a well-rounded qualified accountant with business acumen, taking you from entry-level position to expert and beyond, in a company which is growing fast and offers opportunity for progression.

After the programme, our past graduates have gone on to take important roles within the company, you can read about their experiences on our website.

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