Senior Finance Analyst - Capital and Investments

Job reference: 150305BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
As we look to continue to invest in our business it has never been so important to make sure we are backing the right projects and we are driving the performance. We’re currently looking for a senior analyst to support the investment and transformation finance team as well as directly supporting business stakeholders to assess potential investment opportunities, support the preparation of business cases and to partner project leaders to drive investment performance. Great opportunity to work across different areas of the business and with the initiatives that really make a difference to performance.
Key Responsibilities
• Finance business partner for capital investment programmes
• Co-ordinate the preparation of business cases, from early stage assessment to investment papers, modelling and full financial appraisal
• Investment performance reporting, focused on driving performance
• Support the group approvals process
• Post investment reviews
You will offer Direct support to the finance managers and senior finance manager within the team and direct business support and engagement, including non-finance stakeholders


A bit about you…
We are looking for a part qualified / qualified finance professional (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with analytical experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and proficiency using excel
  • Commercial awareness, route cause identification, identify solutions, drive performance
  • Confident and articulate communication style with ability to build effective relationships
  • Able to manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to pick things up quickly, identify issues and proactively drive actions through to conclusion.
  • Ability to work within process/defined boundaries, but find creative and innovative solutions


Our Benefits
We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
  • Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
  • Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
  • Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
  • Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
  • Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots
Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance, just speak to our Recruitment team to find out more.

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