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Senior Finance Analyst - Working Capital

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 2 2 7 3 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Contract: Permanent
Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt

About the role

Boots Opticians are looking for a Senior Finance Analyst – Working Capital to join our Controllership team, reporting into the Finance Manager – Working Capital, Margin & Franchise Partner Accounts.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a team that has broad reach across pivotal areas of finance, including debtors and creditors, franchise partner accounts, and cash. This is a multi-faceted role which allows you to use and develop your technical accounting knowledge and analytical mind-set, as well as build relationships with key stakeholders. You will have responsibility for accurately delivering month end processes, as well as management of cash allocation and analysis of our balance sheet.

In this role you will:
  • Take responsibility for accurate reporting of debtors and creditors as part of month end close
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations prepared by outsource Finance team
  • Work with tax team and payroll to ensure HMRC submissions are accurately recorded and reported
  • Maintain oversight of cash balances and bank reconciliations
  • Support with cash forecasts
  • Work collaboratively with O2C and P2P teams as necessary
  • Provide support for the external audit process for area of responsibility
  • Identify opportunities to drive efficiency in processes by further automation and elimination of non-value add tasks
  • Work closely with the Genpact R2R team to ensure all tasks are accurately completed on time
  • Provide support to the franchise business development managers to help them understand the debt in their areas
  • Ad hoc projects as required

What you’ll need to have
  • Part-qualified or newly qualified (ACCA, CIMA etc.) accountant
  • Strong communication skills with ability to collaborate with senior finance and non-finance stakeholders and Franchise Partners
  • Ability to proactively manage workload and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills are essential

It would be great if you also have
  • Experience of SAP and business objects advantageous

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 Opticians

At Boots Opticians, 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. Join our team and let’s see what’s possible when 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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