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Finance Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Overview of the role

This Finance Analyst role is a key position within the Retail Finance Team. The role is responsible for providing insight and analysis that will be used to drive business performance, enable informed decision-making and guide business strategy.

Main Responsibility

  • Ensuring the weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual performance reporting is accurate and timely.
  • Providing analysis and insight to the business that enables clear recommendations to be made and actions to be taken to improve performance and hold stakeholders to account.  
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis to support the retail finance team and wider team as projects arise, enabling informed decision-making and helping to drive the strategy of the business forwards.
  • Supporting the month end review process, including preparing business-wide reports with commentary and insight, identifying risks and opportunities and presenting them to the business.
  • Understanding external benchmarking and market data and using it to assess areas of opportunity, bring external targets and insights into the business and prompt discussions with stakeholders.
  • Continuous ownership and process improvement, amending the existing reporting suite to ensure reporting is fit for purpose and the data is accurate.
  • Scoping new reporting requirements for the Operations teams, building the reports and handing them over to the offsite reporting team to deliver ongoing production.

Key knowledge and skills required for the role:

  • Part-qualified accountant or a desire to study towards an accounting qualification.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and pro-active.
  • Ability to prioritise and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Essential - Experience completing analysis in Excel.
  • Desirable - Experience building reports and analysing data in Power Query / Power BI.

Problem solving & change:

  • Applying commercial understanding and business knowledge to reporting & analysis.
  • Partnering with finance and non-finance stakeholders to ensure accountability against budget and targets and support strategic decision-making.

The Ideal Candidate

Well are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. If you have any specific requirements, we'll do everything we can to support you. Whether it is to find a pharmacy that is accessible, or if it is a part time position you are looking for, we can help find the role that is right for you. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process, we will be happy to accommodate you.

Please be aware that due to the high number of applications we receive it may not be possible for us to provide an outcome to all applicants. If you are not contacted within 28 days of your submission unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful.

Package Description

  • Competitive salaries
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff Discount
  • Travel Loans and more….. 

About the Company

For over 70 years, we’ve been looking after the health and wellbeing of communities across the UK. Well Pharmacy (part of Bestway Healthcare) is the second largest pharmacy chain in the UK with c.760 pharmacies and a team of around 7,000 colleagues based across our Community Pharmacies, Online Pharmacy, Healthcare Services Centre, Community Drivers, Bestway Medhub & Wardles team and our Support Centre team.

Our mission is to be here for the wellbeing of our patients and customers, to provide the best community pharmacy experience in the UK for everyone, for our patients, our customers, our people, and our NHS.

The pharmacy of the future will look very different from the one we know today. It will play a huge role in transforming primary healthcare and we will play a central role in bringing it to life.

We will use our clinical expertise and technological ambition to take advantage of the potential this future has to offer us. Making medicines, advice, services and care available in the places and spaces that people need and want it most.

We want to be a great business. To be recognised as delivering a community pharmacy experience that is the best there is. To do this we want our teams to feel proud about the positive impact they make, feel valued as part of a close-knit and expert community, and feel confident in their role in a business that is stable, innovative, and caring.

‘Together we make a difference’


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