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 Distribution team from the Logistics Director through to the depot teams to enable them to deliver their company targets and business profitability
To operate within a Retail Finance team who also provide support and information to the Executive Board and their departments including store shrinkage analysis, distribution analysis and reporting, control of costs etc.
· Business Partner to the non-finance Distribution team including 2 depots, 3 hubs, their management teams and the Logistics Director
· Distribution finance tasks to include:
§ Provide weekly reports to help provide insight into distribution performance, to allow management and
finance understand how distribution is performing
§ Produce monthly reporting packs for the Director’s monthly executive meeting with a further pack required for the monthly steering group
o Month End Process:
§ Manage the month end process in terms of accruals and prepayments, including the production of flash
§ Support the operations team in all Distribution tenders. Requires sitting in on all tenders and providing finance analysis into the current contract and how the new contracts compares.
o Budgeting and forecasting:
§ Own the Distribution model and seek inputs and guidance from operations
§ During reforecasts, communicate and challenge the Operations team to understand risks and opportunities, and present this information to the Director for further discussion
What you’ll need to succeed
You will need to be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA or equivalent) – essential
experience of working within a logistics finance environment is preferable knowledge of
management accounts and month end process is essential
experience of budgeting and forecasting is essential
knowledge of Excel is essential
Here’s what’s in it for you