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.
This role is responsible for driving finance process improvements, deliver finance systems implementation and enhancements, managing the Data Control team (5members of staff), providing back office finance support, as well as providing project management support where appropriate.
The primary purpose of the role is work on ongoing systems improvements and
developments, working with key stakeholders within the business, and supporting
the development of Finance Systems and Data Control landscapes, maintain the
accuracy of master data (product, supplier and property) across the business at
the highest levels. The successful candidate will have system implementation experience,
excellent finance knowledge, and a problem-solving mindset. This role will work
closely with team members at various levels and with new technologies.
Here's the exciting bit…a day includes
Identifying and analyzing process improvement opportunities
Lead and implement process improvements projects
Regular interaction with business stakeholders to ensure master data is correct and accurate
Understanding the retail timelines for events
Ensuring Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) are adhered to and delivered and KPIs are reported
Management of the team ensuring training is up to date and processes adhered to
This job is a good fit for you if:
You are self motivated
You enjoy a stimulating and fast paced environment
You take personal accountability for yourself and your team
You strive for continuous improvement
You can build relationships with key stakeholders, challenge and influence your business partners
You understand how to motivate and get the best from your people.
You are good at planning ahead to meet deadlines
You can easily learn processes and see the possibility for efficiency improvement
You are motivated by delivering results and ensuring delivery to the business
You can present logical and well evidenced arguments to support proposals.
What you’ll need:
Have advanced excel skills and possess strong technical knowledge, studying towards an accounting qualification, partly qualified or qualified – CIMA/ACCA/ICAEW or international equivalent
Analytical and results driven, with a high standard of accuracy, able to use a wide range of different data sources to assess performance and identify areas of improvement.
Experience in successfully managing and developing a small team
Knowledge and experience in finance processes undertaken by centralised finance functions/ Shared Service Centres
Ideally within a retail environment
Experience in launching sizable ERP systems highly advantageous, particularly Oracle.
Knowledge and experience with managing projects and process improvement initiatives.
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
Hybrid working patterns available depending on role responsibilities with 2 days working from home and 3 days in our 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.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm
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