Manufacturing and Finance Placement

by CooperVision


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Deadline: 31st January 2022
Salary: £18,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Consumer Products/FMCG, Financial Management, Manufacturing, Medical/Health
Location: South East
City: Hamble & Chandlers Ford

Manufacturing and Finance Placement

LOCATION: Hamble & Chandlers Ford UK

SHIFT: Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm

Do amazing things as part of your every day.

What we do every day feels pretty amazing – we help improve the way people see each day. It’s about more than making contact lenses, it’s about giving lens wearers freedom and confidence. And everybody has a part to play in making this happen – everybody’s contribution counts, whatever their role or experience. Which is why at CooperVision, you’ll feel empowered, trusted and supported in everything you do.

As our Manufacturing Finance Intern you’ll be part of a growing global business with a presence in over 40 countries. You’ll benefit from extensive training opportunities and personal development. Gain insights and inspiration from collaborating with teams all over the globe. You’ll be joining a friendly team that’s open, flexible and respectful of each other’s differences. We understand that different perspectives bring fresh and unique insights to the mix.

If you share our vision of helping our customers see more clearly every day, get in touch.

What will you be doing:

In this role you will provide support to the European Manufacturing Organisation on a wide range of finance activities and projects. Activities will include providing support with transactional process, reporting and analysis as well as projects to meet the needs of an innovative high-tech manufacturing business. You will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing cost accounting
  • Capital expenditure projects
  • Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
  • Research and development
  • Inventory management
  • Financial reporting under US GAAP
  • Month End Close process
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations

You will be part of a high performing finance team that values inclusion and diversity and has continuous improvement, compliance and adding value at the core of everything we do.

What skills and experience should you have?

We are looking for someone with high levels of computer literacy and intermediate/advanced excel skills. Good data handling skills, project management skills and attention to details. The ideal candidate would be confident and proactive to be able to manage multiple tasks and contribute to new improvements. The candidate should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Ideally candidates should be interested in the different areas of Finance and should be studying for a Finance, Economics, Accounting or a closely related business degree, and plan on pursuing a career in a related field.
  • Basic knowledge of credits and debits with some knowledge of Bookkeeping is desirable.

If you like what you see, join us and not only will you be joining a growing business full of opportunity and diversity, but you will also be working alongside some of the brightest, most dedicated and passionate members of our industry. We promise this won’t be a short-sighted move.

What we offer

You’ll receive competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits package including 25 days annual holiday, pension scheme, healthcare cover, life assurance, a discounted contact lens scheme and much more!

If you like what you see, take the first step towards your brighter future and apply today. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal consideration and opportunities from CooperVision.

About CooperVision

CooperVision is a global leader in the contact lens industry, dedicated to helping improve the way people see every day. Achieving that goal takes the collaboration of team members with wide-ranging skills; from scientists and researchers, to manufacturing and operations experts, to sales and marketing professionals.

How to apply

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Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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