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Senior Finance Analyst, Operations

Support Office»Finance


Job Reference: 2 3 3 9 6 4 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Recruitment Partner: Lizzy Parfitt


This is an exciting opportunity to join our R&D and Supply Chain Finance team, supporting the strategy of our No7 Beauty Company (No7BC) business.

Reporting to the Finance Manager: R&D and Supply Chain, you’ll provide FP&A and business partner support to the No7BC Global R&D and Supply Chain Lead Team, and be part of the wider Operations Finance Business Partnering team. You’ll also collaborate closely with our Central FP&A team.

This opportunity is ideal for an experienced Senior Finance Analyst with the ambition to progress to Finance Manager in the future.

Key responsibilities:

• Supporting with the FP&A activities for the R&D and Supply Chain function

o Supporting the monthly close with Controllership ensuring on time and accurate reporting, focussing largely on R&D and Supply Chain Other GPA’s, SG&A and Capex

o Supporting in producing and presenting the monthly reporting packs to leadership

o Supporting in producing budget/forecasts and holding teams to account for delivering these numbers

• Helping teams to understand performance, providing analysis and creating insight to inform future decisions

• Providing support and training to non-Finance colleagues (cost trackers, capex guidance)

• Involvement in the R&D tax credit, working with tax and external third party on validating calculation

• Supporting the Inventory team to help minimise excess and obsolete (E&O) stock across the business, involvment in the reporting that goes to the Steering Committee

• Identify areas for continuous improvement

What you’ll need:

• A part qualified / studying accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA).

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

• Commercial awareness, identify solutions, drive performance.

• Show confidence to challenge non-finance

• A natural curiosity and “can do” mindset

• Excellent Excel skills

It would be great if you also have

• Knowledge of SAP would be 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

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

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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