What I really enjoy about working here are the opportunities it’s given me.
Working in finance
Join one of our Finance teams in Royal Leamington Spa or Ripon and you’ll be at the heart of our business. From helping to improve commercial performance and accounting systems to ensuring all financial transactions are accurate, we keep Wolseley running smoothly and successfully.
You’ll need to be commercially minded, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to work in a large, fast-moving and rapidly changing business. As Wolseley continues to grow, you’ll enjoy a range of challenging and exciting work, as well as plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development.
My career story
Nicky Thomas, Finance Director (Central & Wales). Royal Leamington Spa
What attracted me to Wolseley was the chance to take my current role – it was a terrific opportunity as the next step in my career. One of the key things that I enjoy about working here are the people I work with. We have a talented team, with really committed people who want to make a difference. I’ve also had several fantastic opportunities to develop myself since I joined Wolseley, which have enabled me to progress my career.
My career story
Gurpreet Khakh, Finance Director. South Region, Royal Leamington Spa
I joined Wolseley as a Business Analyst because it was a large FTSE 100 business with an excellent reputation and I thought it offered potential development opportunities.
This proved to be the case – you get the opportunity to work and interact with so many diverse teams that no single day is the same. Now, in my role as Finance Manager I work with some great people and there’s still scope for progression in the business.
My career story
Melanie Kelly, Part-Time Finance Business Support Clerk. Ripon
I started in the Finance department on a Trainee programme, which gave me the chance to decide on my career path. It also opened up opportunities to apply for different Finance roles.
There’s a good team atmosphere in the Ripon office and working with different colleagues and suppliers gives me the chance to learn something new every day. As a mum, I really appreciate the flexibility Wolseley have given me, so I can organise my work around my family’s needs.
My career story
Michelle Robinson, Finance Business Support – Exceptions Handling Controller. Ripon
When I was at school, I contacted Wolseley about work experience and spent two weeks working here. I was made to feel welcome and valued, so I applied to join as a Trainee when I left school.
I enjoy the variety of my current role and the interaction with the business, as well as working with my team. Most of all, I enjoy the fact that my manager will listen to my ideas and give me the chance to implement them with my team.
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We're always pleased to hear from talented people. So if you have any questions about the opportunities that we have available in our finance team, or if there's anything else you'd like to know before you apply (or indeed during the application process), please don't hesitate to get in touch.
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