CIMA Graduate Finance Analyst Apprentice Boohoo

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Finance? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 7 apprenticeship with Boohoo Group PLC and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the CIMA qualification. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including assisting in the preparation of annual budgets and production of month-end and management accounts.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 09:00 - 17:30 and Friday, 09:00 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The graduate programme duration is 3 years. A plan will be put in place to ensure that you complete the CIMA modules detailed below over this period. You will get the opportunity to work in a different area of finance in each year of the graduate programme, getting a great variety of experience and helping you build your future career in finance. Different areas of finance you will have the opportunity to work in include brand commercial finance; management accounts; group financial, planning and analysis and supply chain finance.

Duties will include:

  • Business Partner key stakeholders within our Brand and Group teams across various departments such as Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain and Technology to ensure that the financial impacts of decisions are analysed and understood.
  • Support with daily and weekly trade and profitability reporting, focussing on analysing and evaluating business performance in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Provide, create and maintain various forms of Management Reporting to enable better decision making throughout the business.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, quarterly reforecasts and weekly forecasts.
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders to track, manage and control marketing spend in an effective way.
  • Maintain and develop complex models to improve forecasting accuracy and drive operational efficiency.
  • Contribute to the production of month-end management accounts and perform key financial processes such as balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of accruals and prepayments and management of purchase orders.
  • Work alongside our data and analytics teams within finance to help drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes.

The training you will be getting

  • CIMA Level 7 qualification

CIMA is split into Certificate, a standalone ‘beginner’ qualification, and Professional, which is split into three levels: Operational, Management, and Strategic.

The Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) is your starting point if you’re new to accountancy. You’ll learn the fundamentals of business economics, financial accounting, management accounting, and ethical considerations of commercial activity.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Professional Level - The professional levels are each made up of three Objective Test subjects and one Case Study. You must pass all three Objective Tests before moving onto the Case Study, which tests what you’ve learned overall in the level.

CIMA Operational teaches you about organisational management, costs and analysis used in production, and financial reporting and taxation.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Managing Finance in a Digital World
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Integrated Case Study

CIMA Management equips you with the skills to perform advanced management accounting and advanced financial reporting tasks. You’ll learn how to manage companies, from internal and external contexts.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Managing Performance
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Integrated Case Study

CIMA Strategic develops your leadership and strategic management abilities, and teaches you about risk management and financial strategy.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Strategy
  • Case Study

An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate time to off the job training, as well as completing knowledge, skills and behaviors associated with your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Future prospects and opportunities within Boohoo will be discussed at the assessment day.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
Other Degree (Grade Any) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 25 days holiday, plus statutory bank holidays. Up to 40% off the boohoo group brands. Participation in an annual discretionary bonus scheme which can pay up to 10% of salary per year. Life Assurance equal to 2 x annual salary. Company pension plan. Access to a range of flexible benefits through the Boohoo Group Reward Platform. The working hours are Monday to Thursday, 09:00 – 17:30 and Friday, 09:00 – 16:30.

About the employer

Founded in Manchester in 2006, boohoo group is a fashion forward, inclusive and innovative business. The diversity of our brands, including the group core brands, boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing, Karen Millen and Debenhams, enable us to serve a broad customer base, globally. Boohoo group is concentrated on driving sustainable, profitable growth with technology and automation supporting the business.




49-51 Dale Street


M1 2HF

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024