Senior Finance Manager - Commercial Finance

Job reference: 154081BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
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The role of Senior Finance Manager – UK Commercial is to lead finance business partnership within the UK Commercial business, in pursuit of their business goals and budget target. A critical member of the No7 Beauty Company UK business.
Reporting into, and supporting the Director of Finance Commercial and Marketing, this role leads the UK Commercial Finance team and is a key stakeholder in the delivery of our broader Global Finance vision and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The role exists to lead finance business partnering of the UK Commercial business across Boots UK and UK 3rd party channels within Global Brands, with the ultimate aim of market share growth.
  • Supporting the Director of Finance Commercial and Marketing, and helping to ensure the delivery of our Global finance vision and objectives.
  • Presenting at monthly Business Performance Reviews etc, providing strategic insights into actual results, the forward-looking forecast, financial implications of decisions, and credibility of risks and opportunities.
  • Manage key relationships with other finance functions e.g. Marketing Finance, Operations Finance, and Financial Planning & Analysis. Also with our retail partners e.g. Boots UK.
  • Providing appropriate decision authority on business cases.
  • Accountable for the strategic review of long-range planning (3YP), Budget and quarterly forecasts whilst ensuring alignment with retailers
  • Review of key financial metrics, KPIs, returns on investment, consumer insight and market analytics to understand and drive the performance of the UK commercial teams
  • Developing financial analysis & processes to help us understand and monitor performance of our strategic priorities
  • Responsible for leading and developing the UK Commercial Finance Team

A bit about you…
  • We are looking for a qualified finance professional (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with strong business partnering experience and the ability to work effectively with all levels across the business.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Highly capable and dynamic, able to manage and balance competing priorities
  • Team leadership and development
  • Strong commercial acumen and analytical skills, attention to detail, and high standards
  • Good knowledge of Excel and strong SAP / TM1 skills would be advantageous


What we can offer you:
We offer the chance to work in a consumer-led environment with opportunities to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly CPG and 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 and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:
  • Competitive Salary & annual discretionary bonus plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Generous staff discount scheme
  • Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
  • Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym and Canteen
  • 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 david.waller@boots.co.uk.
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