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Senior Finance Analyst

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 1 3 9 3 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Contract: Permanent

Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt

Welcome to Controllership - Group reporting – an exciting team at the heart of Boots UK’s management and statutory reporting landscape. This team not only manages both US GAAP and local IFRS reporting responsibilities but is also involved in mission critical projects like SAP implementation and reporting acceleration. This is a truly international team, working closely with colleagues across the globe including the US and India, and is the centre of all things Controllership.

About the role

Reporting into the Senior Manager- Group Reporting, you will deliver on some key areas including management of the month end timetable, leading month end close activities, preparation and delivery of key Group reporting packs and analysis, and leading the preparation and audit of our statutory financial statements. This role provides you with an excellent opportunity to gain international experience alongside the opportunity to lead, mentor and develop colleagues from our extended offshore team in India. Key deliverable of this role include:-

  • Liaison with US team and internal stakeholders to maintain and issue monthly close calendar
  • Champion any month end issues especially in the pensions and properties areas
  • Ensure compliance for key SOX controls
  • Deliver month and quarterly review packs and close any questions to their logical conclusion
  • Deliver the statutory accounts and audits of multiple Boots entities
  • Providing financial support and information to various non-finance colleagues including Boots Charity Trustees, facilities management and property teams
  • Provide leadership and mentoring of our offshore Genpact colleagues based in India

What you’ll need to have

  • Clear understanding of core accounting principles
  • Proactive with problem solving and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • The ability to work well as part of a team, and be able to build effective relationships across the business
  • Manipulate large excel models

It would be great if you also have

  • Group reporting, or some Controllership experience
  • Experience of or strong understanding of statutory reporting requirements including accounts and audit

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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