Finance Manager – Global Marketing

Job reference: 149254BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Finance Manager – Global Marketing

Amazing opportunity to work in a dynamic fast-growing beauty business and to partner with our talented senior marketing team across the globe. You can make a real difference to the bottom line by using your analytical skills, insights and KPI management to maximise the financial results on a portfolio of leading brands. Ideally Nottingham based role, and this could be offered on either four days a week or five days a week.

About the opportunity

• Being part of the small but dynamic No7Beauty Company Global Marketing Finance team that are at the forefront of supporting the continued growth of our exciting portfolio of global brands.
• Direct partner to a number of senior stakeholders on the Marketing Lead Team(MLT), providing finance support focused on driving effective growth and investment into our leading brands.
• Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager and working closely with other Finance Managers and the Global Brand Commercial finance teams in UK, USA and Rest of World.

The role in more detail

• Finance Manager for Marketing of two of the largest brands in our portfolio – No7 and Soap and Glory – partnering various senior members of the MLT (Marketing Lead Team) in respect of these brands, with a focus on driving sales growth and managing marketing costs to ensure profitable growth through innovation and brand development, including the financial management of new product development.
• Finance owner of global central marketing monthly cost management, including three year planning, budgeting & forecasting, and partnering with local marketing finance managers and marketing teams in UK, US and Rest of World to provide consolidated financials and global marketing analytics for your brands to drive the right management decisions and strategic decisions.
• Create, prepare and analyse a number of key business reports in a timely and accurate manner for the MLT and for FP&A, as well as reporting on ad hoc initiatives as they are implemented by the business.
• Work with WPP (our lead agency), the MLT and Group Procurement teams to ensure the global WPP agency deal is run effectively and efficiently from a financial view point.
• Proactively identify and implement improvements to financial processes and procedures, contributing to continuous business improvement.


About you

A qualified finance professional (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with related finance business partnering experience and the ability to work and communicate effectively with key individuals of all levels across the business. Your key strengths would be:
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
• Ability to manage competing priorities
• Strong commercial awareness and analytical skills, attention to detail, quality in all reporting
• Ability to influence and engage non finance community
• A good knowledge of Excel and strong SAP skills would be advantageous

Benefits

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why No7 Beauty Company

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’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Katherine.Lamb@boots.co.uk