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Finance Manager, Business Partnering – Digital Retail

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 0 9 9 8 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Contract: Permanent
Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt

We are looking for a Finance Manager to drive performance to deliver financial targets and commercial initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to join our commercial finance team, supporting the strategy of the fastest growing area of the retail business - the Digital Retail business unit. We are investing >£100m into our highly exciting Transformation programme which will provide varied experience and great exposure to the whole business.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Finance, Digital Retail, you will be based within the wider Commercial Finance Business Partnering Team, and will work with our FP&A and Financial Control teams. You will also have direct relationships with the Chief Digital Officer , Trading, Operations and Development Directors, and Heads of categories.

You will have a rare and unique opportunity to oversee End to End P&L of the business, which means exposure to several other areas of the business.

Responsibilities include:

· Support the Trading Director and their teams to understand their performance, to inform future commercial decisions.
· Review end to end P&L, to identify gross contribution improvements.
· Review and approve business cases and business investment.
· Support in investment appraisals and work with the project teams to deliver investments from concept to post investment.
· Support in the creation of a strategic and stretching plan.
· Hold commercial teams to account for delivering their budget/forecast and 3YP.
· Improve the profitability of the Digital Retail Business Unit.
· Develop strong working relationships with commercial teams and key finance stakeholders in FP&A and Financial Control.

What you’ll need to have

• Can communicate and influence effectively to stakeholders at all levels, and hold business partners to account.
• Highly analytical with experience in reporting and reviewing the quality and accuracy of data.
• Resilient and able to manage multiple priorities.
• Excellent Excel and SAP BW skills.

It would be great if you also have

• Experience as a Finance Manager with strong commercial awareness – Commercial/Business Partnering.
• Knowledge of Commercial TM1 reporting and Power BI.

Our benefits

  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.

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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