Accounting and Finance Student Placements


We are actively seeking applications from accounting and finance students who are keen to take up a 12 month placement within the food processing industry. This is an exciting opportunity for placement students to join a well-established company. 

The Person: 

  • Currently studying an Accountancy / Finance Related Degree
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Act in a professional manner and set a good example for the Finance department


The Placement:

Our 12 month placement will involve time in:

  • Livestock Payments
  • Sales Ledger incl. Debtor management
  • Purchase ledger
  • Payroll
  • Weekly Accounts preparation
  • Management Accounts reporting
  • KPIs



  • Bedford – Cardington
  • Cornwall – Treburley
  • Scotland – Ayrshire
  • North West – Preston and Clitheroe
  • Wales – Cross Hands and Llanybydder
  • Northern Ireland – Dungannon


Competitive Salary and Benefits

Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am-5.00pm (May vary on a site by site basis)


Apply Today:

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward a copy of your CV and Covering Letter to Duncan Savigar

Dunbia is an equal opportunity employer and places a strong emphasis on training and development for both skilled and non-skilled positions. 


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