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GMG Finance Apprenticeship

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

GMG Finance Apprenticeship

Qualification: Accounting and Taxation Professional L7

Are you looking for a paid apprenticeship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid apprenticeship within our GMG Finance team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company on top of a Level 7 qualification.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an apprentice to join our GMG Finance team, based in London/Folkestone (hybrid working available) on a 36 month contract commencing in Spring/Summer 2022. Working with all areas of the business.  You will receive up to £24,000 per annum and the training will be paid for too!

The role will incorporate:

  • Assurance, Risk & Control
  • Business Acumen
  • Financial Information
  • Legislation
  • Strategic Business
  • Management & Governance

The Qualification

Over the 36-month contract you will gain Level 7 Accounting and Taxation Professional Qualification.

It includes developing:

Your Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in all areas of Accounting plus building relationships, business insight, communication, ethics & integrity, problem solving, continuous improvement and professional scepticism.

Who we are looking for:

Our ideal candidate will be articulate, able to work on their own initiative, numerate and have experience with data/spreadsheets.

We welcome applications from anyone looking to undertake an industry apprenticeship in the Finance sector.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a degree/experience in business and finance or accounting and finance
  • Be a strategic thinker with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Have the ability to influence non-financial members of staff.
  • Have excellent attention to detail with the ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • Be competent in MS Office and advanced in MS Excel.
  • Have strong organisational skills and ability to manage/deliver projects.
  • value teamwork, diversity, and integrity.

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an apprenticeship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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