Base location – Hamilton, Bermuda
So that’s university done and dusted. What next?
With our finance graduate programme, you’ll get immediate hands-on experience of the insurance world, doing real and useful work from the day you join us.
You’ll receive excellent on-the-job training from our highly respected and experienced insurance professionals, together with a structured learning programme designed to develop your financial and business acumen as well as skills essential for your future career, such as leadership and delivering coherent, concise and compelling presentations. You’ll also get full financial support to become professionally qualified.
Is it for me?
Are you curious, eager to learn and try new things? Can you think on your feet and make quick, intelligent and commercial decisions? Can you combine strong analytical skills with an ability to build solid relationships? If you’re answering yes to these questions, our graduate programme is for you.
Tell me more!
Working with and learning from experienced finance professionals, you’ll develop the skills that will enable you to contribute to the growth of the Hiscox Finance team both in Bermuda and internationally. You’ll have a chance to work in two fundamental areas of Finance; Financial Planning and Analysis – partnering a business unit and translating their future business plans into financial forecasts, and Financial Reporting and Control – recording the actual performance of our business and how we report these results to key stakeholders including our leadership teams, investors and regulators. You’ll spend time working with Internal Audit and also gain experience in one or more additional areas of the Finance portfolio that are of interest to you, such as tax, treasury, investor relations, finance operations or reinsurance.
You’ll complete up to six rotations that are between three and six months in length. Although most of these will take place in the Bermuda, you may spend one of these rotations abroad.
You’ll have a clear interest in finance, be confident working with numbers and have the ability to convey information to a range of audiences. You’ll to be able to think critically to identify areas of improvement and change. But it’s not just about the numbers – you’ll be curious to learn and see the bigger picture.
Your desire to work and collaborate with others will key to you developing strong working relationship across our business – but you’ll also have the courage to ask questions and challenge the status quo.
Your experience on the scheme will equip you with the credibility and understanding to become a well-rounded finance professional. Longer term, your passion and ambition to succeed will help you to become a future leader in our company.
I’m persuaded: what qualifications do I need?
Evidence of high academic achievement, for example, a grade point average of 3.0 or better out of 4.0 (or equivalent). You will have majored in a numerical subject such as finance, accounting or mathematics. If educated in the UK, you’ll have achieved (or be expecting to achieve) at least a 2:1 honours degree in similar disciplines.
Any other requirements?
You’ll be happy to be mobile for the duration of the scheme (27 months) and understand that being flexible on location after the scheme will help to accelerate your career and enable you to fulfill your potential.
You’ll be able to speak and write fluently in business English, be numerate, and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in Bermuda.
You’ll be able to join the scheme in September 2021.
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