Finance Apprentice - September 2023

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Apprenticeships
Job Req ID:  118943

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.




BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

Finance Apprenticeship – Level 4

Start Date: September 2023

Location: Guildford



What Does the Apprenticeship Involve?

Our Level 4 Finance Higher Apprenticeship scheme aims to develop A-level or equivalent qualified individuals into Chartered Management Accountants with a broad understanding of all aspects of finance and how these fit into the wider business organisation.


On our Level 4 Finance Higher Apprenticeship, you’ll complete the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting over a two year period. This will be studied alongside the relevant skills and behaviours to be successful in your role. To complement your studies, the Apprenticeship has been designed to expose you to a variety of Finance roles. Each role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your finance and business acumen skills as well as growing your soft skills.

This scheme would particularly suit an individual who is keen to get involved with all aspects of finance, who enjoys problem solving and who is committed to furthering their career through an external study programme.


Where will I be based?


This apprenticeship will be based in Guildford.


How Will You Be Rewarded?

We offer a starting salary of £18,000 per annum and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme.


  • Higher Education opportunity fully funded (No University debt!)
  • Competitive starting salary rising throughout the scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year, with the option to buy/sell additional days
  • Pension scheme
  • Car lease and share schemes
  • Pick and mix benefits package
  • Wide variety of development and training opportunities


What you’ll need


To apply for the Level 4 Finance Apprenticeship Scheme, you’ll require the following:


  • 120 UCAS points gained from a maximum of 3 A-Level qualifications or equivalent (excludes AS level), preferably including Mathematics and/or a business related subject. 
  • 5 GCSEs A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English


Applicants will be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.


Application process

  • Online application form
  • Online tests
  • Application review
  • Live interview
  • Security checks


TOP TIP: Be sure you give yourself enough time to prepare a quality application; it is worth spending some time to make sure all areas of the form are completed fully and properly.






Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 



Job Title:  Finance Apprentice - September 2023

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Apprenticeships
Job Req ID:  118943