Finance Placement at Knorr-Bremse

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
1st March 2020
South West
Melksham, Wiltshire
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve

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Finance Placement

Within the role, you will assist in the production of accurate and timely management reports and key performance indicators whilst supporting the on-going use and development of the company's management information systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Turn data into meaningful actionable information.
  • Safe guard data
  • Ensure data is robust
  • Assist in shaping the information store
  • Sense check and proactively validate data
  • Engage a wide sphere of business partners
  • Identity extract and utilise new sources of data
  • Define, refine and instigate automated processes
  • Analysis of user/business MI needs
  • Developing and modifying new and existing queries
  • Gathering requirements from the business
  • Ad Hoc IT activities
  • Doing what matters most and connecting with the audience.
  • Participation in the monthly financial reporting process of the business
  • Participation in cost allocations / departmental financial results reviews
  • Participation in ad hoc financial projects


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working
  • Fantastic site facilities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Payable attendance allowance
  • Great employee Benefits package
  • Discounted gym memberships

About Knorr-Bremse

In the early 1800s, British engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) constructed the first railway steam locomotive that travelled at 8 kilometres per hour. Today in Asia trains travel at maximum speeds of up to 260 kilometers per hour. By 1850 Britain had more than 6,000 miles of railroad track, today in the UK there are 20,277 miles (32,186 kilometres) of track.

Rail is growing….grow with it!

Do you want to be a part of the next revolution?

More than a billion people worldwide rely daily on Knorr-Bremse systems. Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As a technology pioneer, for over 100 years Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles.

Knorr-Bremse is growing….grow with us!

How to apply

If you are looking for a 12 month placement from July 2020 to July 2021 and wish to apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability to Please ensure the department you are applying for is included in the subject of the email.

Get on board and start your journey with us….We would love to hear from you!