At DfT, finance is about much more than money. As a Finance professional, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills across a wide range of roles. You’ll become part of a strong and diverse professional community of financial experts. You’ll build relationships, work across organisational boundaries, and provide financial assistance to ministers and senior civil servants.

DfT is committed to equipping all members of the finance profession with the skills they need. This means you’ll be able to provide useful insight and accurate reporting to support key decisions on some of the government’s biggest projects. Soon, you could be helping to tackle some of the most complex problems that affect the whole country.

Are you someone who enjoys building and managing positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders? Do you have a blend of both technical and people skills? Join the Finance profession and find out how you can make a difference in managing public money and improving transport services for everyone in the UK.

What you could be doing

Roles in finance are challenging and diverse. You could be involved in a range of different work areas, for example helping to reduce government debt, advising a project team introducing a large infrastructure project, or providing financial advice to ministers.

You can join the Finance profession via a number of routes. These range from entry level roles to senior roles in:

  • finance business partnering
  • financial control and operations
  • preparing annual accounts
  • corporate asset sales
  • monitoring infrastructure spending
  • financial advice and insight
  • financial planning
  • internal audit

Does the Finance profession sound like the opportunity you have been waiting for? Visit Working for the Department for Transport to see what vacancies we currently have available. We look forward to welcoming you on board.

What our Finance professionals say about working for DfT

Akua Aidoo, Finance Associate at DfTc.

Akua Aidoo, Finance Associate, DfTc

“My day-to-day role involves managing Admin budgets, working with…”

Ibrahim Ali, Finance Admin Associate, DfTc

“A typical day involves updating forecasts for the various directorates…”

Louise Strange, Financial Controller, VCA

“Although often perceived as a ‘back office’ function, the finance department…”