Finance Manager – No7 Beauty Company - Supply

Job reference: 142451BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
The role reports into the Senior Finance Manager – Supply and Technical. Along with two finance analysts, this team is responsible for providing high quality finance partnering to the No7 Beauty Company Supply and Technical Directors and their teams. The role is an integral part of supporting these teams, bringing insightful performance reporting and challenge as well as acting as a trusted advisor providing advice and support on key priorities and decision making.

Your Responsibilities

• Business partner with the supply and technical teams (e.g. research, product delivery, safety and regulatory).
• Act as a trusted advisor providing advice, decision support and financial management to colleagues in these teams, developing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders.
• Provide high quality and insightful performance reporting for supply chain activities within the No7 Beauty Company, as well as managing and consolidating overall monthly reporting.
• Understanding of profit drivers and forecasting for our Boots International entity. Provide focus to drive improvements in key areas such as inventory reduction and proactive management of excess / obsolete inventory risk.
• Provide finance support to drive implementation of the No7 Beauty Company strategic pillar ‘routes to delivery’ and ‘supply mode’ changes which are critical to the success of our mission and future vision.
• Support the Senior Finance Manager as required and play an active role in the wider Global Brands Operations and IT finance team, helping to develop the overall team.

A bit about you
A qualified finance professional (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with relevant experience
• Experience of business partnering with commercial teams, including reporting, budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling.
• Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with key stakeholders, both finance and non-finance, and feel comfortable in challenging the status quo.
• Teamwork ethos, showing an ability to support others which is an important part of working in a cross functional, global team
• An ability to manage competing priorities and maintain accuracy whilst working at pace.
• Proactive approach with the ability to identify issues and drive actions through to conclusion.

A bit about us…

No7 Beauty Company is the new face of beauty and creates the best in beauty for everyone.

We bring a collection of trusted, affordable beauty brands for every skin type, ethnicity, age, and texture. We’re proud of our stand-out portfolio of iconic, global beauty brands, including No7, Liz Earle Beauty Company, Botanics, Soap & Glory, Sleek MakeUp and YourGoodSkin.

Our collection of inclusive and innovative beauty brands has a rich heritage of over 85 years in beauty and skincare. We are powered by our diverse people, these loved brands and - with listening at the heart of our strategy - a deep understanding of our customers.

We’re serious about championing change, building purposeful brands and acting responsibly to make a difference..

What we can offer you:

We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• 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.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact bobby.green@boots.co.uk.

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.