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Finance Manager - Healthcare

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Job Reference: 195447BR

Nottingham Support Office

Fixed Term

Full-time

Finance Business Partner - Healthcare

As Finance Business Partner for the dispensing part of our business you’ll be supporting one of the largest parts of the Boots business at a time of unprecedented change. You’ll bringing insight, challenge and influence across key business decisions and offering a wider business/market perspective. This commercial opportunity naturally engages with business partners across Healthcare ensuring understanding, ownership and alignment of monthly results, financial forecasts, budgets, 3YP and strategic initiatives.

About the opportunity:

You’ll be part of the Healthcare finance team reporting to the Director of Finance for Healthcare. Key responsibilities:

• Overall financial management on understanding the trends and drivers impacting on performance across Dispensing
• To hold the Pharmacy leadership team to account to deliver on their in-year financial commitments, budget and 3YP whilst maintaining strong partner relationships
• Engage with the wider BUK Finance team and demonstrate leadership on ensuring alignment on initiative valuations and reporting methodologies
• Working with our FP&A and Financial Control teams to ensure rigorous and robust financial planning processes (in year performance, budget, 3YP)
• Assisting with the Financial approval of business/investment/programme decisions guiding central investment team to produce the appropriate business cases

About you (the candidate and their experience):

• You will be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA or equivalent) with significant post qualification experience within commercial retail or FMCG roles
• Self-motivated, able to independently identify areas to target and ability to get things done
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience of financial modelling. Able to work with ambiguity. Brings commercial awareness, identifies practical solutions, able drive performance
• Strong leadership skills, leading and developing individuals and teams
• Excellent communication, relationship-building and people leadership skills, in order to inspire, effect change and drive successful processes and performance
• High energy and resilience, with ability to manage multiple priorities and perform effectively under pressure

Benefits

• 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.
• 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

Hybrid Working

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach, because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working (our Head Office is based in Nottingham).

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.

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 regarding this position please email elizabeth.parfitt@boots.co.uk

*Boots has a commitment to our candidates and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We have a defined list of preferred agency partners who may be invited to support us in sourcing candidates for particular roles.
We do not accept speculative and unsolicited CVs submitted to Boots contractors and employees by any means other than through our recruitment portal under instruction from the Boots Recruitment Team*

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