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Kingfisher Information Technology Services (UK) Lt Assistant Finance Analyst (Apprentice) in Eastleigh, United Kingdom

Assistant Finance Analyst (Apprentice)


Up to £35,000 + Bonus+ Pension + BUPA + ShareSave + 6.6 weeks holiday 

Southampton, Store Support Office 

We believe anyone can improve their home to make life better. From our Southampton Store Support office (SSO) we equip our stores, our people, and our whole business with everything it takes to help our millions of customers create a home they’ll love. Join us as a Assistant Finance Analyst and you’ll be a big part of this. 

This is a full time contract, Monday - Friday. At B&Q we have a hybrid approach to working to increase flexibility in when and where we work. For this role we are looking for someone to be able to work from our head office 2-3 days a week, with flexibility to work from home 2-3 days a week.

The Finance Apprentice will support the SSO finance teams throughout 3 or 4 varied roles across the various teams over a 3-year period, whilst simultaneously studying a professional finance qualification.

  • Learn across multiple finance areas including Operational, FP&A, Retail, Commercial and Cost efficiency

  • Develop key finance skills including statutory reporting, budgeting & forecasting and project appraisal

  • Achieve a professional finance qualification within three years

  • Develop key technical skills including strong Excel, PowerPoint & financial modelling

  • Gain a strong understanding of the business

  • Build key relationships across finance as well as relevant non-finance stakeholders

  • Drive improvements in the way we work, simplifying core processes & enhancing areas of development

  • Help to prepare presentations for senior management (internal & group boards)

  • Complete ad hoc performance analysis as required

Essential Technical / Professional Qualifications:

  • Graduate ideally with relevant numerical degree

What are we looking for:

  • Experience using Excel & PowerPoint an advantage, but not essential

  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to learn and ambition to grow and develop

  • Strong communication and organisation skills

  • Ability to produce high quality work under pressure

  • Can prioritise effectively - always clear what is important

  • Team player - builds strong relationships with peers and stakeholders

  • Demonstrates high level of attention to detail and accuracy

As part of a great team, you’ll be supported to grow and encouraged to explore new career directions within the business and the wider group. And, because you’ll be inspiring great things for our customers and the whole business, you’ll do work worth caring about. 

ID: 2021-16095

External Company Name: B&Q

External Company URL:

Street: Chestnut Avenue

Post End Date: 10/24/2021

Hours Per Week: 37.5