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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 Retail Finance department is a team of 7 who are finance business partners across Retail, Security, Audit and Retail Operation teams. We take a leading role in supporting and challenging the Retail, security and audit teams to achieve their security cost budgets and store shrinkage budgets.

Job Purpose

To provide financial information and analytical support to the Retail Operations and Security teams to enable them to deliver their company targets and business profitability. As part of the wider Retail Finance team, provide support and insight to two geographical regions.

Key Responsibilities

Preparation of weekly and monthly shrinkage reporting.
Provide analysis on Store Shrinkage to various internal stakeholders such as Security/Retail/Audit/Commercial and Finance teams.
Prepare and present company Shrinkage results on a monthly basis to Shrinkage Action Group.
Collate analysis on top risk stores and provide support for monthly meetings with Security/Retail/Audit teams.
Own respective security cost centres, managing month end close and all related balance sheet reconciliations and opportunities.
Provide cost analysis highlighting risk and opportunities to Security, Retail, Commercial and Distribution teams on a monthly basis.
Present Shrinkage information to Commercial Retail and Healthcare teams monthly to identify trends and opportunities to reduce Shrinkage by product.
Analyse Shrinkage for key brands and share with Group and UK Security teams for ongoing meetings.
Performance reporting: pro-active analysis of actual and future performance of the region, areas and stores
Support the budgeting and forecasting processes providing quarterly forecasts and an operating plan for all relevant cost areas.
Provide financial analysis and support to investment decisions including business case preparation and presentations to the investment committee for Security related contracts.
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 manner.
To support the Finance Director, Head Of Commercial Finance, and Retail Finance Manager in relevant strategic initiatives.

What you need to Succeed

Strong Excel skills with experience using Power Pivot/Power BI preferable
Ability to prioritise and manage parallel workflows with tight deadlines
Experience of working in an analytical environment dealing with large data sets and providing solutions to minimise manual processing

Retail/FMCG experience from medium or large company preferred

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
You will be 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.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm


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