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Finance Graduate (Fixed-Term 12 Months), Abergavenny (Head Office)

Posted 22 May 2024

  • Abergavenny
  • Negotiable according to experience
  • Full time (40 hours)
  • Closing date: N/A


Are you a finance graduate eager to launch your career in a dynamic and supportive environment? We are looking for a motivated candidate whom will be mentored by our Finance Director.

The successful candidate will develop strong skills in Sage, Excel, budgeting software and learn the day-to-day operations of a successful and long standing business.

The role is a fixed-term position for 12-months and will be based at our headquarters in Abergavenny.

This is a great opportunity for a recent finance graduate to gain on-the-job experience and support from an experienced and knowledgeable finance team.

Who we are looking for:

  • Recent graduate with a degree in finance or related field.
  • Passion for finance and eagerness to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well effectively in a team.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.

Who are Robert Price Builders’ Merchants Ltd?

Robert Price Builders’ Merchants Ltd is a family run independent business, with head office in Abergavenny. Founded in 1847, we are a substantial local employer, with the developments and progressions of a modern SME, and the grounding and values of a traditional family run business. We are the largest independent builders’ merchant in South East Wales. Robert Price Group currently have 31 branches across South East Wales and Herefordshire.

What is a builders’ merchant?

A builders’ merchant is a company which supplies materials to the construction sector.

Up to 85% of the built environment you see around you is supplied by Britain’s builders’ merchants. Merchants and the supply chain are crucial to the construction industry which contributes over £40 billion to the UK economy each year. A career in this essential commercial sector can be challenging, varied and rewarding.


40 hours per week average to be worked from Monday – Friday, between the hours 7:30am – 4:30pm.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting preparation of financial reports.
  • Maintain and update financial databases and systems.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial data management tools.
  • Willingness to learn the relevant systems within the business.
  • Compliance with statutory regulations.
  • VAT returns.
  • Ensuring the branches are operating efficiently and complying with procedures required.


NEST pension scheme membership, 30 days holiday including bank holidays. Discretionary bonuses.

Essential skills & experience

  • Act with initiative.
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • Be committed to serving the Company.

Desirable skills & experience

Finance or maths degree.

  • Abergavenny
  • Negotiable according to experience
  • Full time (40 hours)
  • Closing date: N/A

Why robert price?

You never feel like ‘one of many’ when you work for Robert Price. We’re a family business where every employee is on first-name terms with the directors. We’re looking for driven and talented individuals who want responsibility, opportunity, challenges, and above all fun! Your opinion, your progression, and your values count. With benefits including pension schemes, death-in-service cover, uniform allowance, and long-service rewards, you’ll always feel like a truly valued member of the Robert Price family.

Our history

Life at Robert Price

Robert Price is a well-known and respected company across South Wales thanks to our commitment to local people and our recognised branding – if people don’t recognise the name, they’ll definitely remember the beaver! Working at Robert Price offers you the opportunity to live in a beautiful area of the world. You don’t have to head for the big cities for a great job, instead enjoy lifestyle benefits to make any city slicker green with envy.

Our branches

What we offer

We look to find career progression opportunities for all our employees. Your development is our priority. Career satisfaction ensures we benefit from a proactive and engaged workforce. With such a range of job roles and responsibilities on offer, the next step on your career ladder is always ready and waiting. With regular staff training and performance reviews, it’s easy to develop your skills and gain promotion opportunities at Robert Price.

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