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Senior Finance Manager - Operations

Support Office

Summary

Job Reference: 162289BR

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

Full-time

Senior Manager – Financial Control - Operations

An exciting role has become available in the Operational Finance department at Boots.
This role includes responsibility for overseeing the month end close and other operational and technical projects relating to stores, payroll, property and procurement activities.

This role would be considered as a job share or part time.

About the opportunity

The role reports into the Assistant Financial Controller and the main objective is to ensure the month end is delivered accurately and timely whilst adhering to monthly and quarterly Sox controls. There is also the opportunity to be involved in adhoc projects working with a number of stakeholders across the business.

The team is part of the wider controllership team and has one direct report who is further supported by an analyst and an offshore team. This role also includes managing and reporting on the performance of the offshore team.

Key responsibilities of this role are:

• Accurate and timely accounting for Lease Accounting, Payroll and Supply Chain costs
• Adherence to US GAAP for Group reporting purposes and IFRS for annual statutory accounts
• Adherence to Sox controls
• Liaising with the external auditors for Quarterly, Year End and Statutory Reporting
• Managing the offshore team to ensure they are performing efficiently and effectively and providing feedback where necessary
• Involvement in projects relating to area – this could include providing analysis, writing technical accounting papers or performing one off assessments

About you

• Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 6 years+ PQE
• Good knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP particularly in lease accounting
• Excellent communication skills - have the ability to work and communicate effectively with key individuals across the business and feels comfortable in challenging the status quo
• Have experience in dealing with auditors and writing accounting papers
• Be able to deliver to tight deadlines and manage a diverse workload

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 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 Emily.cumming@boots.co.uk

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