Graduate scheme

Who are we?

We are leaders and innovators in roadside retail encompassing food, fuel and convenience offerings. Founded in 1992 in Dublin, we have expanded internationally to operate over 600 sites and employ over 16,000 colleagues across our markets.

Our global workforce comprises of retail experts, food scientists, interior designers, architects, fuel economists, traders, hoteliers, and all our corporate experts.

Applegreen are looking for talented graduates who are passionate about retail, ambitious, innovative and have an entrepreneurial spirit, to add to our global workforce of retail and corporate experts.

In return, we commit to continuously developing you and to provide meaningful learning experiences alongside a high level of ownership and responsibility.

About the role

The accounting & finance graduate programme is a three year programme where you will have the opportunity to rotate between different finance functions such as Management Accounting, Commercial Finance, Internal Audit, Financial Planning and Analysis, Taxation and Consolidation & Reporting.

As an Accounting & Finance Graduate with Applegreen, you will work with key players in the business from the outset to help meet corporate, business unit and department objectives and goals.

As an ACCA Approved Employer, you are supported to achieve your ACCA qualification through full exam sponsorship, learning support through a chosen tuition provider and a generous study leave policy.

As an integral part of our business, you will gradually take on more extensive responsibilities and become involved in matters of strategic importance.

Additional graduate training and development offering?

At Applegreen, one of our core values is that we value and develop our people.

Our bespoke “Future Leaders” development programme is custom designed to provide graduates with expert training across the three pillars of self, business, and leadership.

Featuring a combination of workshops, online self-directed learning, webinars and guest speakers, the programme is structured to develop and strengthen the commercial acumen and leadership skills required to succeed in your career.

There is a broad range of topics covered such as business case proposal, influencing and leadership, goal setting and time management, negotiations, effective communications, resilience and design thinking.

You are also fully supported to achieve certified diplomas in Microsoft Excel and Project Management and will have full access to a wide library of learning supports via our tailored graduate portal.

By investing in this development programme, you will accelerate your pathway to future leadership roles.

Key Skills and Attributes:

First and foremost, we look for hardworking, analytical and curious individuals who want to be pushed outside of their comfort zone.

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related discipline
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Proven record of delivering on projects and achievement of results
  • Motivated self-starter with the determination and drive to succeed
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Why choose an Applegreen Graduate Programme?

  • Attractive reward package
  • Healthcare provision
  • International Opportunities
  • Unlimited progression opportunities to realise your career ambitions
  • A fun and collaborative work environment
  • Rotational structure to accelerate your commercial acumen
  • Visibility and engagement with senior management

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