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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

The primary purpose of the role is to manage the financial planning process to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all corporate submissions for Superdrug and Savers within the UK Group. This extends to the Quarterly Forecasting, Annual Budget and 5 Year Forecast processes as well as providing ad hoc support and analysis to the Financial Planning Manager, Financial Controller, Head of Commercial Finance and Finance Director. You will business partner the Customer and People function, working with your stakeholders to ensure accurate monthly reporting, timely budgets and support ad hoc tenders.

A typical day in this role may include:
• Helping to drive the strategic financial planning process for Superdrug and Savers for all forecasts, including the Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Budget and 5-year plan, ensuring they are undertaken with full business engagement and delivered on a timely basis, in an accurate and insightful fashion.
• Being a key finance liaison in the month end processes and subsequent sign off for EBIT for Superdrug and Savers.
• Managing the Flash process and month end review vs budget/forecast.
• Providing month end commentary and coordinating the KPI submissions to A.S. Watson Group, and responding to subsequent queries.
• Identifying and implementing improvements to support the delivery of insightful and value-add analysis of results, to deliver 'best in class' reporting.
• Building relationships with key business functions, both directly and through their Finance Business Partners, to develop an understanding of the full P&L from Sales through to EBIT.
• Supporting the preparation of key presentations delivered by the CEO and Finance Director to internal and external stakeholders, including monthly Exec and Group presentations summarising both financial and commercial performance.
• Business partnering the Customer and People function, supporting them with business decisions from tenders through to month end duties, including reporting, analysis, and forecasting.

This job is a good fit for you if:
• You enjoy working in fast-paced, ever changing environment.
• You’re at your best when building great business relationships and can influence others at all levels to see from your point of view.
• You like to add value through team collaboration.
• You’re determined, credible and results orientated.
• You thrive on autonomy.

What you’ll need:
• ACA or ACCA qualified
• Experience of involvement in an end-to-end financial planning cycle, and month end processes.
• 'Hands on' with a strong understanding of FP&A reporting processes coupled with in-depth analytical skills.
• Strong Excel skills, with a track record of building and maintaining an Excel based planning process.

Here’s what’s in it for you

• Excellent Benefits 
• Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office right by East Croydon station
• On-site beauty treatments, table tennis and café with a fantastic selection of hot and cold food every day
• Health and beauty giveaways from suppliers

Come and be part of something special.


Fully qualified; Chartered Accountant, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Location

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

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