Ryanair Group

Finance Graduate (Programme)

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  23 Dec, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-66648

Job Description

The Ryanair Group is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Finance Graduate Programme to be based in Malta.

The Ryanair Deal
The Ryanair Group, Europe’s largest airline group, carries 149m guests p.a. (pre-Covid-19) on more than 2,500 daily flights from over 85 bases, the Group connects over 225 destinations in 37 countries on a fleet of 460 aircraft, with a further 200 Boeing 737s on order, which will enable the Ryanair Group to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. over the next 5 years.

Ryanair has a team of 16,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry-leading 36-year safety record. Ryanair is Europe’s greenest, cleanest airline group and customers switching to fly Ryanair can reduce their CO₂ emissions by up to 50% compared to the other Big 4 European major airlines.

Joining the largest passenger airline Group in Europe as Finance Graduate will offer you the opportunity to learn from some of the most commercially astute, financially-minded and creative minds in the airline industry and you will forge relationships for life.

By working hard, showing entrepreneurial spirit and making some important business decisions along the way, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop a career for one of the most well-known brands across Europe and of course you will get the flight benefits associated with an airline. Friday morning you could be in the office and by Friday evening you could be at any one of our 200+ destinations enjoying the weekend.

The Programme
As a Finance Graduate at our office, you will be part of a team that makes key decisions on a daily basis – we don’t like to hang around and the reason why we are the biggest airline Group in Europe is because we are not afraid to make bold business decisions. Upon joining our Group, you will be given responsibility from day one, and we won’t hold you back, we encourage employees to share their new ideas on how we can improve the business. As a Finance Graduate, your experience will be broad but significant, allowing you to further develop your career within an area that interests you.

The Role
In the Finance Graduate role, you will get to do a full rotation through the following Malta-based companies including Malta Air, Lauda Europe, Aviation Finance and Leasing Limited and FR Aviation Leasing Limited.

Your role will see you tackling a wide range of business challenges.

Your responsibilities will include assisting your team with the following

  • Financial reporting including upkeep and preparation of accounts.
  • Preparation of Management accounts on a monthly basis, including variance analysis.
  • Management reporting, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Budgeting and forecasting with our Group finance team.
  • Management of intra-group leasing arrangements, including the invoicing and aircraft transfer documentation.
  • Budgeting and forecasting cash-flow funding requirements.
  • Ad-hoc projects and duties.

What You Need
You will need to have very good / excellent grades at your university and ambition to take on responsibility sooner rather than later. You must be prepared to travel to our Dublin Headquarters on a relatively regular basis.

Interview Process
Candidates who have passed the initial screening process will receive an introductory phone call and the final candidates will be interviewed.

Good luck with your application and let your career take off with the Ryanair Group!