Commercial Finance Placement

We’ve opened 120 stores in last 2 years… it works out at over 1 store a week… It’s fair to say we’re growing fast! In fact, we’ve doubled in size in the last five years. And we’ve no plans to stop there – we’re opening another 50 UK stores this year alone, with loads more in the pipeline for 2017. So, as you can imagine, with all this growth, there are huge opportunities for growing your career. And our placements offer the perfect way to make your mark – real live roles at the heart of a DIY revolution!

The Commercial Finance Placement

This role is all about being able to gather, analyse and interpret large volumes of data to pressurised deadlines. You’ll be working within our Commercial Finance team identify emerging trends and adding commercial insight as well as identifying risks and opportunity. Liaising with stakeholders and building relationships across the business you’ll gain a real insight into the commercial finance world.

The skills you need

Without wishing to state the obvious, you’ll need to love retail. In fact, you’ll need to be bubbling with enthusiasm in general. We’re looking for creative, ambitious people, who are honest and reliable. Oh and you’ll need to be used to hard-work too. We’re looking for someone who is used to dealing with large volumes of data. This means your Excel skills are top notch - manipulating data, data sorts, pivot tables you can do it all. Strong analytical skills, great interpersonal skills and the capability to communicate succinctly all rolled into one. You’ve got an organised approach to work and thrive in a deadline driven environment.

About Screwfix

Plumbers, electricians and builders throughout the UK choose Screwfix. Which is hardly surprising when you think about what’s on offer. Over 18,000 of the very best trade products, from power tools to bathrooms, screws to landscaping equipment, seven days a week right across the country. The most user-friendly online offering around. Our famous catalogue. And, above all, the honest, straightforward, friendly service we provide. 

We are also part of Kingfisher plc, an international home improvement company which operates nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries in Europe. Its main brands are B&Q, Castorama, and Brico Dépôt. Kingfisher also operates the Koçtaş joint venture in Turkey.

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