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Senior Finance Analyst - IT

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 0 9 9 6 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Level 6

Contract: Permanent

Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt

About the role

IT2A function consists of Information Technology (IT) and Advanced Analytics, also known as Data Office. The primary responsibility of this support function is drive value for Boots and International markets through providing Infrastructure and analytics (both internally and externally) capability. The function includes number of Domains led by senior leaders – VPs, Directors and Senior managers.

Reporting to the Finance Manager – International Technology and Advance Analytics (IT2A), the Finance Analyst role plays a key part in supporting the IT2A function across Walgreens Boots Alliance. This is a great opportunity for an individual to help shape financial reporting and deliver financial insights to the appropriate team budget owners.

The role will interact across all levels of organisation

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the forecasting process and ensure relevant details are complete, accurate and aligned with key business partners
  • Own and manage resource planning tool for relevant teams
  • Support cost saving initiatives and investment projects as and when required, working with the Project Management Office to ensure projects are delivered in line with budget
  • Own the month end delivery, reporting and re-forecasting.
  • Work with your business partners to produce the annual budget and 3-year plan, and support them in delivering these targets
  • Provide detailed variance analysis across all cost & recovery categories
  • Manage and work closely with Genpact partners to ensure all aspects of month end commitment are met and R&O are communicated to Finance manager appropriately
  • Work with the whole IT2A Finance team to Identify opportunities to drive efficiency in processes by further automation and elimination of non-value add tasks
  • Work collaboratively with other finance teams (Control, Accounts Payables etc.) as necessary

What you’ll need to have

  • The ability to inspire trust, financial discipline and reliability
  • Evidence of leading month-end close activities
  • Previous experience of management reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Be inclusive and advocate collaborative ways of working
  • Experience of working and partering with Senior Leaders within an organisation
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills and previous working knowledge of SAP
  • Should be comfortable using Planning Analytics (PA) as this is the primary tool for all financial planning and reporting.

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
  • Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots

At Boots, we foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. 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. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we change for the better.

What's next

If your application is successful, our 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.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.


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