2014 Finance Grad: Charlotte Burrows

Charlotte Burrows profile photo for blogName: Charlotte Burrows                 

Degree and University: English Literature and French, Newcastle University

Which TUI graduate scheme you’re on: Finance Graduate Scheme

What are you doing in your current assignment?: I’m currently a Finance Analyst in the Airline Engineering Finance team. I am responsible for the Engineering Overheads costs, End of Lease Paint costs, Establishment Overheads costs and the Landing costs. My role involves the accounting and reporting of these costs, business partnering with the Engineers and the Aviation Planning team and developing certain reporting processes across the Airline Finance function.

What is your favourite thing about working at TUI?: The people, the atmosphere and the support.

What were you doing at this time last year?: Travelling the East coast of Australia and New Zealand.

If you could combine two holidays, what would they be?: Skiing in the Alps because I spent a fantastic ski season working in Meribel last year, followed by a beach holiday in the Caribbean –  St Lucia is definitely my favourite Caribbean island.

Three interesting facts about you: I can speak French, I love One Direction and I’m scared of cats!

Three top tips for the application process: Speak up and voice your good ideas confidently, take control as you need to show off your leadership potential and (it is so cliché) be yourself – we want to get to know your true personality traits. Do this throughout the entire application process.

If you had to be an animal, what would you be and why?: A puppy because they’re extremely cute and loved by their owners!

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