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Would you like to work across Europe, gaining valuable experience with a global, industry-leading company, and achieve a recognised professional accounting qualification – fully supported and funded?

If so, CRH's Europe Finance Graduate Programme is for you. Click on the button below to apply, or read on to find out more.

Why consider us?

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Learn today, lead tomorrow

You will complete three 12-month rotations, each in a different area of CRH’s finance function. Working closely with teams from across our European businesses, your rotations may include Group Finance and Internal Audit as well as supporting one of our operating companies across Europe.

Gain an international perspective

Experience living and working in up to three different locations in the 23 countries we operate in across Europe, giving you a diverse set of skills, experiences and perspectives.

Develop the skills you need to be successful

We’ll provide you with coaching, mentoring and regular check-ins to help you build your career at CRH.

Achieve your professional qualifications

We will fully support you in achieving your professional accreditation and offer graduates the option of completing either ACCA or CIMA qualifications. Our programme includes: all education and exam fees paid, study and exam leave and exposure to quality, professional finance and accountancy experience.

Join an inclusive and supportive work environment

We are committed to building an organisation where every person, every day can make a difference.

The programme at a glance

  • Three years of exciting work experience designed to develop a strong foundation of financial skills (financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, internal audit etc.)
  • Up to three rotations of 12 months duration in various finance functions across our European businesses.
  • Three years of accelerated development through ongoing coaching and mentoring and an extensive, custom-built training programme to help you reach your full potential.
  • The support you need to complete your ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification.

Hear what our graduates have to say

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Abigail Coates

"I am extremely glad I decided to join CRH. I am in a supportive work environment, where everyone encourages me to learn and to grow. I was assigned a buddy and a mentor as part of the graduate programme, and their advice and guidance have been key to helping me integrate so well."

Nazar Shkurashivsky

"The experience I have gained so far has significantly strengthened my professional development. I know I will grow and move forward as I work for CRH. To me, CRH is the family I choose."

Amina Tami

"I have particularly enjoyed the diversity of work and opportunities that have been offered to me. CRH gave me the flexibility to choose projects that align with my personal interests, which allowed me to feel fully engaged and invested in my work."

Billy Kavanagh

“From the moment I joined CRH, I have always been made to feel welcome. I’ve received support and guidance on any queries I may have. CRH has a culture of knowledge sharing and helping others to reach their potential, which is something that has made my first year so enjoyable.”

Is this programme for you?

  • Have you obtained or are expecting to obtain a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in Accounting, Finance or a Business-related discipline?
  • Do you speak English fluently as well as one of the following languages: French, Polish, Dutch, Danish, Romanian or Slovakian?
  • Are you eligible to work in the EU without restrictions?
  • Are you willing to relocate internationally for two rotations as part of the programme?
  • Do you aspire to become an ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant?
  • Do you have a high level of self-motivation and commitment?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

How to apply

Step 1 – Apply Online
Click on the button below to complete our short online application form and submit it together with your CV and latest academic results.

Step 2 – Online Assessment
If you meet our initial requirements, you will be asked to to complete a set of online assessments to test your numerical skills and logical reasoning.

Step 3 – Virtual Assessment Centre
If you are successful in your online assessment, you will then be invited to attend one of our virtual assessment centres. This is the final stage of our recruitment process and includes an information session, a case study exercise and an interview.

If you complete all three steps and are successful, you will receive an offer to join us.

Click the 'Apply Now' button below to get started!