Senior Finance Manager - Management Information and Reporting

Boots Company Plc
Nottingham, UK
18 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of Head of Management Information and Reporting sits as part of the Deputy Finance Directors team and takes ownership and responsibility for all areas of Management Information and Data Analytics expertise across Boots UK. This is a new role which will require supporting significant reporting transformation across Boots UK and encompasses all aspects of the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead, develop and mentor Management Information team providing insightful and strategic leadership to enable the establishment of a truly cross functional Management Information solution eradicating the need for ad hoc reporting across the business as well as delivering an engaging and highly-valued user experience
  • Leading the MI & Reporting team, you will be accountable for establishing the new team and establishing an open, honest culture with exceptional employee engagement. You will develop and implement the strategy and plans for the Information & Reporting team, and be accountable for all team budgets and spend.

A bit about you...
  • Experience of delivering innovation in business and reporting processes, conveying complex and sensitive information in creative and comprehensible formats; is tenacious and principled in delivering change
  • Experience of accountability for large data sets to generate business insight; understands the benefit of MI to manage, improve and change the business
  • Conscientiously manages the delivery of accurate MI and reporting in a complex operational environment; works with service partners and customers to ensure accurate and timely delivery of operational information
  • Confidence in exploring new, unfamiliar ideas and delivering radical change in difficult business environments
  • Experience of planning and coordinating complex actions plans, ensuring working practices and methods are clearly structured and organized to deliver to multiple internal customers
  • A self-motivated, proactive and insightful leader with a 'can-do' attitude with appreciation of the formal and informal influences and structures within an organisation; works effectively to involve stakeholders in business decisions by building trust and gaining consensus with people across all levels of the organisation and across different countries
  • Experience of SAP systems would be advantageous

A bit about us...

The Finance team is fundamental to our success, playing an active role across the entire business ensuring targets are met and strategies are understood.

As trusted advisors, we're involved in a wide range of activities; reviewing weekly and monthly sales-margin-cost performance and assessing the performance of key promotions to partnering the business teams to develop and track the performance of new store openings, new customer propositions like a new online trading platform, to some large scale IT investments.

It's a supportive, collaborative and committed team. We're big on communication and we hold quarterly conferences to celebrate our successes. We have a strong development culture, showcased at our annual yoUniversity week, which encourages our colleagues to focus on their potential and wellbeing. If you're keen to build your career - there's no better place as you'll be supported to take on new challenges and develop your skill set with access to opportunities across the Boots UK, Global Brands and Boots Opticians Finance teams.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary bonus plan
  • Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
  • Competitive company pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
  • Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
  • Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues' needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

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