If you’re looking for a finance job that’s more than just numbers, WHSmith adds up.

The team supports both the High Street and Travel businesses, plus And that’s not all. With franchises, new acquisitions, the International business and Funky Pigeon, Finance is wide-ranging, with a huge impact on business decisions. From long-term planning to in-store promotions, our experts have a say in most things. All this makes Finance a great place to learn, explore and progress. There are plenty of opportunities to move between teams and to influence senior leaders.

Within the Commercial Finance teams, everything depends on the overall trading environment and our competitors. It’s fast-paced and you never know what will happen next.

Our Financial Accounting teams are the engine room of the business. They manage business risk, handle invoices and pay suppliers, produce the balance sheet and ultimately manage cash flow. In short, this department is absolutely key to the business.

Our Stores Finance teams work closely with our Stores Directors and Regional Business Managers, helping them manage their P&L and analysing regional trends. Attention to detail and a gift for creating partnerships across the business are vital if you want to excel.

Whichever team you join, you need to thrive on change. Retail moves very quickly and we must make decisions fast. Even with routine accounting cycles, we have to be ready for anything. As the market transforms and evolves, quick reactions can make all the difference.

Want to know more?

There’s lots of reasons to join our team. If you’d like to get a better understanding of some of the benefits available to you or to learn more about our excellent training, please click on the quick links below. You can also take a shortcut to an overview of our application process.

Our benefits


Our benefits include everything you’d expect and a few perks that might surprise you!

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Learning & Development

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There are no limits to where your talent and drive can take you with our training programmes.

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Application process


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WHSmith Finance jobs

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