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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 feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

To provide financial information and analytical support to the Store Operations and People teams to enable them to deliver their company targets and business profitability. The role focuses mainly around store wages but there is plenty of opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the retail business.

Key Responsibilities

•Preparation of weekly and monthly hours and wage cost reporting.Hours and related spend tracking is vital to success of maintaining control of one of the largest cost lines in the business. It allows us to form early warning signals to the business, and also allows us to ensure the right stores have the right ability to provide the best service to our customers.
•Provide analysis on Wages to various internal stakeholders such as Store Operations, People and Finance teams.
•Proactive analysis of performance by region, area and store
oAcross 6 regions, 51 areas and 800+ stores, it is vital the operational teams have everything they need to understand their cost base and ways we can influence spend.
•Liaison with commercial teams to ensure timely accounting of supplier funding which has been raised for supplier driven initiatives in store
•Support the budgeting and forecasting processes providing quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
oWe do 3 forecasts a year, alongside a corporate budgeting process. These are key to understanding our spend and allowing a future view of trends and spend.
•Identify and deliver developments in reporting to ensuring they deliver robust business information in an efficient manner to support store operations

What you’ll need to succeed


•Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA preferred
•Retail/FMCG experience from medium or large company preferred
•Strong Excel skills with VBA preferable and ability to master technical skills quickly, Access knowledge would be an advantage
•High attention to detail
•Strong communication skills
•Experience of working in an analytical environment dealing with large data sets
•Ability to summarise detailed data and present it clearly for all levels of the business
•Ability to prioritise and manage parallel workflows with tight deadlines

Here’s what’s in it for you

•33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays) 
•Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK. 
•We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!  
•2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend 
•30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online 
•Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station 
•Company pension matching and bonus 
•Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes 


Come and be part of something special.


 

Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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