2024 corporate opportunities

We are searching for bright, driven, and curious graduates who are keen to develop a career within a dynamic trading environment.

We offer on the job experience within the corporate Finance functions. Graduates are given the opportunity to add value to the business from day one.   

2024 Finance Graduate Programme

This training programme offers a rotational structure across Treasury and Trade Finance, Financial Operations and Credit Risk. The programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to be successful within Glencore’s Finance departments that are critical to the success of the Energy business.

You will be trusted with individual responsibility from day one; managing end to end processes, investigating and resolving irregularities, responding to queries from banks and working with all areas of the business to support global trade flows. 

Our trainees work in the following areas

Treasury and Trade Finance

During this rotation you will be supporting a team that play a key role in facilitating the international trade and commerce whilst also being a critical team for the management of financial risk. Your responsibilities will play an important part in providing cashflow forecasts to group treasury, requesting funding as needed, liaising daily with banks and the trading desks to resolve queries in relation to cash management. 

Financial Operations- Settlements

As a Settlements Analyst your role will be central to ensuring a smooth end-to-end process for payments and invoicing including; physical receivables, physical payables, swaps, gas and power netting agreements, investigating errors and monitoring receivables. This team work together to ensure the final step of the transaction lifecycle is completed. 

2024 Accounting Finance Graduate Programme 

This rotational programme would suit individuals with a keen interest in the commodities sector who aspire to become qualified accountants, as each rotation is designed to equip you with the key skills you will need. You will have on the job experience from day one and will have responsibility that will vary across budgeting & forecasting, reporting preparing & analysing monthly trading desk results, preparation of our financial statements, management reporting and coordination with our internal and external auditors. 

These activities all play a critical role in working with the business to accurately report the financial performance of the business by capturing data in our systems and ultimately our financial statements.

2024 Industrial Placement Programme

This programme is suitable for undergraduate students who are completing a degree that includes a year in industry. You will be equipped with the highest level of professionalism, personal ownership and commercial aptitude. 

Placements take place for 12 months between July and June and range across the commercial, corporate finance, Health and Safety and Engineering teams within both the Marketing and Industrial Assets areas of the business. 

Next steps: how to apply

We are looking for individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong influencing and decision-making skills
  • Professional attitude keen to develop and build relationships with stakeholders 
  • Ability to get things organised
  • Experienced in working with a high level of trust and integrity
  • Demonstrates common sense, work on own initiative as well as part of a team, with a willingness to work for the benefit of the team as a whole.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy in all tasks, strong attention to detail, analytical, meticulous and efficient whilst under pressure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Aptitude to learn new skills

We are looking for students who are currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from a Bachelors or Masters degree and are available to start in 2024. We welcome graduates to join us from January through to December, based on your availability. 

Educated to bachelor’s degree at 2.1 or above (Finance, Science, Mathematics or related degree is advantageous)

Applications for the 2024 graduate intake closed on 16 October.

Applications for placement year opportunities will open December 2023.

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