Finance Business Partner - Transformation

Job reference: 128641BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

This Finance Business Partner role provides business support to our Opticians business by analysing, appraising and reviewing the transformation agenda to ensure robust and informed decision making. You will ensure all business decisions are commercially focused through application of prior experience and skills gained in this area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Principle business partner to the Head of Transformation
  • Commercial analysis of project cost/investment/benefits to ensure value add decisions undertaken
  • Preparation of supporting investment appraisals, including production of investment papers for review and sign-off
  • Post-investment appraisal and tracking of projects to understand performance vs. business case
  • Ensuring informed business decisions are made through accurate, insightful and timely analysis

A bit about you…

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong commercial background and awareness with an ability to a manage diverse workload to tight deadlines.
  • Prior experience of supporting commercial decision making
  • Flexible, agile and committed in order to ensure pace and allow efficient decision making
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel

A bit about us…

The Opticians Support team continually improve processes to make a difference to our patients and customers.

Supporting and implementing systems across the business, this fast paced function builds great relationships with our Opticians to ensure they can meet the ever changing needs of our patients and customers. You will provide world class support and knowledge.

Boots Opticians is one of the leading optical chains in the UK and we’re still growing.

We’re all about enriching the lives of every person who walks through our door; including yours. Bring your skills to a business that offers genuine career progression thanks to sheer diversity of practices and roles – and expect to be supported and developed from day one. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
  • Annual discretionary bonus plan
  • Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
  • Competitive company pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
  • Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
  • Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working.

Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns.  If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

If you would like to become part of our story and make a difference – click apply and our recruitment partners will be in touch!

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