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Why Superdrug

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative,
trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station
is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of
everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health
& beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice,
service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all
about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug

Here's the exciting bit…

The Healthcare & Pharmacy Finance department is a team of 4 who are
finance business partners across Retail Health, Pharmacy, Healthcare Services
and Healthcare Operations We take a leading role in supporting and challenging
all parts of Healthcare across areas such as category and store performance,
promotional and marketing activity across all channels, CRM, space planning,
merchandising and property investment

Job Purpose

To be the finance business partner to the Retail Health (c. £150m sales p.a.)
and Healthcare Services (c£30m sales p.a.) commercial teams, developing strong
and effective working relationships in order to provide insight, analysis and
support to the categories enabling the business to deliver company targets and

Key Responsibilities

Provide financial and support to investment decisions including business
case preparation and presentations to the investment committee. To drive and
support the key strategic initiative of Healthcare Services expansion working
closely with the Healthcare Services team, providing insight into store and
online performance, and understanding and evaluating the impact of proposed new

To analyse and support forward looking strategic initiatives such as
store trials, range reviews and customer initiatives. Provide challenging and
insightful adhoc commercial analysis such as category reviews, range
performance and basket analysis.

Support and manage where appropriate, all financial processes relevant
to Retail Health enabling the company to achieve Supplier Income and
promotional retros targets. Support the Commercial sales and margin budgeting
and forecasting processes providing quarterly forecasts and an operating plan
for all relevant commercial areas.

To produce business reports both internally and externally to the parent
company, and to identify and deliver developments in reporting, system use and
processes ensuring they deliver robust business information in an efficient

To attend regular Commercial meetings as appropriate to gain a more
thorough understanding of the commercial environment. To support the Finance
Director, Head Of Financial Analysis, and Healthcare and Pharmacy Finance

What you will need to succeed:

Commercial awareness

Strong Excel skills with VBA preferable and ability to master technical
skills quickly

Methodical and logical approach to work

Ability to prioritise and manage parallel workflows with tight deadlines

High attention to detail

Strong communication skills

Experience of working in an analytical environment dealing with large
data sets and providing solutions to minimise manual processing

Ability to summarise detailed data and present it clearly at all levels
of the business

You should be a Qualified Accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA

Retail/FMCG experience from medium or large company preferred 

Here’s what’s in it for you

Working in a stylish, modern
and collaborative
On-site beauty treatments,
table tennis and
Health and beauty giveaways

Come and be part of something special!

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