Finance Data Analyst Apprenticeship

If you have a passion for maths, business, building relationships and ambition to achieve a professional qualification, our apprenticeship is a great entry point for a successful career in data analytics.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice programme

You’ll receive tailored on-the-job training and learn from industry experts from day one combined with early responsibility to help you develop and progress.  Working with both your manager and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us. 

If you join our Data Analyst apprenticeship in Finance, you’ll be working towards the Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship certification, the equivalent of the first year of university study. 

What will you do?

You will join a 2-year programme working in one of our finance team with a combination of on-the-job learning and a programme of training and development. Your duties might include:

  • Conducting a range of analytical techniques to collect, organise and study data
  • Making recommendations based on data insights to improve business performance
  • Assist production of performance dashboards and a range of analysis reports
  • Present the results of data analysis to a range of stakeholders making recommendations to drive decisions
  • Apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation and presentation
  • Understanding how advanced analytics can be used to create competitive advantage in ever changing environment

Being part of and supporting change in finance function through Finance Transformation

You’ll be excited by the thought of:

  • Building your data analytics skills and finance knowledge
  • Using your problem-solving skills and tools to provide creative, independent, solutions to support GSK’s strategy
  • Further building your skills to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Have an opportunity to contribute to and be part of evolving finance landscape
  • Achieving Industry accredited qualifications that proves your excellence in data analyses tools.

On successful completion of the higher apprenticeship you will have an opportunity to continue with your education to qualify for a Bachelor’s degree in Data Science (Level 6) while, at the same time, working for GSK.

What qualifications do you need?

To be eligible for our Finance Data Analyst apprenticeship, you will need:

  • Must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent) at grades 5 or higher which must include English Language (not literature) and Maths at grade 5 or above.
  • Must also have/be predicted to achieve a minimum of 120 UCAS points from your top 3 A levels or equivalent (not including General Studies).

STEM subjects such as Maths, Physics, Chemistry, or Computer Science, or Economics etc may be considered as an additional preference.

Where will you be based?

The programme runs at our West London office at GSK House (Brentford).

What our apprentices say about our apprenticeships...

“GSK is an amazing company where you feel valued even as an apprentice. The company helps you unlock your potential by different challenges every day.”

 “I have learnt multiple, technical new skills to do with finance but also developed my interpersonal skills and confidence levels”

“I feel valued because my manager gives me useful feedback and involves me in multiple high-profile tasks”

When does the apprenticeship start?

Our apprenticeships start in September.

Benefits include:  

  • A competitive base salary
  • An annual bonus
  • Benefit programmes benchmarked against industry standards
  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team
  • Training and Development (including opportunities to attend annual Apprentice development events)
  • Access to employee health and well-being programmes
  • A fully sponsored nationally recognised qualification

How can you apply?

Applications are now open. Apply Now.

We’re 100% open to all talent

We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers and also, because it’s the right thing to do.

Need help with your application?

Please contact us at UK.earlytalentrecruitment@gsk.com