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Finance Manager - Financial Planning and Analysis

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 3 1 3 4 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt

We're looking for someone to join the Boots UK finance team as Finance Manager - FP&A. As part of the Finance team, you will be responsible for driving quality into our forecasting and budgeting and for providing insight to the leaders of our business.

About the role

Part of the Financial Planning and Analysis team the roles offers the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of our business, giving an opportunity for career development within Boots including:

  • Work with stakeholders to understand the end to end financial performance within areas of responsibility
  • Bring insight, challenge and influence to areas of responsibility, contributing to key business decisions, bringing a wider business/market perspective
  • Prepare forecasts, budget and 3 year plan for area of responsibility, holding the business to account for performance against these.
  • Monthly / weekly forecasting and reporting process
  • A source of financial integrity and stewardship in processes and behaviours. Implementing improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Create, prepare and analyse key business reports, as well as reporting on initiatives as they are implemented. Provide partnering and education, improving financial awareness.
  • Work with other areas of Finance, the Business and Group functions to create a consolidated view of performance

What you’ll need to have

A qualified finance professional (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with the ability to work and communicate effectively with key individuals of all levels across the business. You will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication, relationship-building and people leadership skills, in order to inspire, effect change and drive successful processes and performance
  • Ability to think strategically, review, and use analytical skills to understand the bigger picture whilst having good attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform effectively under pressure

It would be great if you also have

  • Knowledge of Excel and SAP skills

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 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.

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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