Senior Analyst - Financial Control / FP___A (3 month FTC)

Job reference: 132970BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
As part of Boots UK’s exciting transformational journey, we are seeking versatile part qualified finance professionals to join the team on a 3 month fixed term contract. The purpose of the role is to assist with completing a high profile project using your financial accounting or FP&A experience. You will have the ability to adapt to change with a “can do” attitude and a resilient mindset.

Key Responsibilities
  • You will provide support to existing Financial Control or FP&A teams where necessary by understanding what each finance department do and how they can be supported to enhance the quality of their business activity in relation to the project
  • Aid with month end tasks and adhoc projects to drive improvements within financial accounting and financial reporting
  • Developing a broad understanding of the finance systems and processes of Boots UK
A bit about you…
  • A part qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with relevant Financial Accounting or FP&A experience
  • Confident communicator, willing to provide healthy challenge and hold others to account to ensure timely and accurate submissions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong system skills and awareness, willingness to champion use of systems to streamline and automate work rather than relying on manual process
  • High energy and resilience, with ability to manage multiple priorities and perform effectively under pressure
A bit about us…

The Finance team is fundamental to our success, playing an active role across the entire business ensuring targets are met and strategies are understood.

As trusted advisors, we’re involved in a wide range of activities; reviewing weekly and monthly sales-margin-cost performance and assessing the performance of key promotions to partnering the business teams to develop and track the performance of new store openings, new customer propositions like a new online trading platform, to some large scale IT investments.

It’s a supportive, collaborative and committed team. We’re big on communication and we hold quarterly conferences to celebrate our successes. We have a strong development culture, showcased at our annual yoUniversity week, which encourages our colleagues to focus on their potential and wellbeing. If you’re keen to build your career - there’s no better place as you’ll be supported to take on new challenges and develop your skill set with access to opportunities across the Boots UK, Global Brands and Boots Opticians Finance teams.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs.

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.

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If you have any questions or queries regarding this vacancy please contact Sanjeet.Kamal@boots.co.uk.