Sellafield Ltd

September 7, 2023

Finance Analyst

Cumbria, Sellafield

Are you ready to embark on a journey of growth and professional development? Join our Graduate Development Programme and experience two years of comprehensive support and opportunities to excel in your chosen field. We are committed to nurturing your talents, building your confidence, and enriching your expertise.

Who Are We?

Seventy-five years ago, we helped create the nation's nuclear deterrent. Today, we're using our unrivaled knowledge of nuclear technology to create a clean and safe environment for future generations. We are generating growth and employment in West Cumbria, the North West of England, and beyond.

The Graduate Programme

The Graduate Development Programme is a two-year initiative crafted to realize your potential as an industry professional. Whether your aspirations lean towards business leadership or technical specialization, our programme equips you for success in both realms. You can expect:


Whilst on the finance programme graduates undertake 6-month placements in various finance teams, giving them exposure to all aspects of finance within Sellafield Ltd and an understanding of Sellafield’s business and the operating and regulatory environment within which the organisation works.

Finance graduates are given responsibilities such as preparing key reports, leading and attending meetings with business teams, analysing financial data, compiling and processing financial data for period-end among a range of other things. This gives graduates the opportunity to develop their finance and business skills whilst on the programme.

  • Structured Support: Throughout the two-year tenure, we will guide you towards achieving chartered status or other professional development. Our dedicated team will provide guidance and resources to facilitate your journey.
  • Diverse Placements: Gain exposure to various business areas through strategically designed placements. This experience will broaden your perspective and enhance your skill set.
  • Personalized Growth: We believe in holistic growth. Our programme is designed to bolster not only your technical proficiency within your discipline but also your understanding of the broader business landscape.
  • Behavioural Skills: Enhance your professional conduct through focused behavioural skill development. These skills are crucial for your effectiveness in a dynamic work environment.
  • Community and Support: Our thriving graduate community, overseen by elected representatives, fosters a sense of belonging. Engage in regular social activities that complement your hard work. Additionally, you will be paired with a graduate buddy, offering peer support during your transition to professional life.


For our Finance programme, we are looking for graduates who have studied the following degree disciplines:

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics

If that's you and you achieved at least a 2:2 classification or above in your degree, then hit apply now.

Please note: Working at Sellafield Ltd requires you to achieve both security and medical clearance throughout the onboarding process.


  • Competitive starting salary of £36,556, rising to £37,394 in your second year.
  • Annual bonus, linked to company performance, of up to £4,000.
  • Relocation allowance of £1,400 for those relocating more than 30 miles away.
  • Interest-free loan of £2,000, repayable over your 24-month contract.
  • 25.5 days' annual leave with statutory public holidays on top.
  • Attractive defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Paid sick leave scheme, cycle to work scheme, family-friendly policies, welfare & employee assistance programme, employee savings & discounts, plus many others.

Don't Miss Out!

Applications for our graduate programmes close on 27th October. Online assessments and video interview stages will take place throughout September and October. Our virtual assessment centres will run throughout November and December.

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