Senior Retail Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Superdry plc
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
Highly competitive salary + benefits
Posted
30 Aug 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Sector
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

The Role

The Superdry brand is a genuine British success story that has grown to a turnover of £872m, £97m profit and a strategic plan in place that will make us a £1bn turnover company by 2020. Our brand is already worth £1.6bn in total global consumer sales.We are a multichannel operator with well-developed and highly successful retail, ecommerce, wholesale and franchise businesses and customers in virtually every country in the world. We are well on our way to achieving our goal of becoming a global digital brand.

In this new role as a Senior Finance Analyst you will provide high quality reporting, analysis and insight to influence and support decision making within the Superdry Retail function. Working closely with the Retail Heads to develop territory focused business plans, you will help model, implement and measure the sales and costs forecasts and provide support on performance and profitability.

You will

  • Support decision making by providing high quality, accurate insight with clear recommendations and present this back to the relevant stakeholders
  • Support the forecasting of retail sales and cost
  • Understand the key drivers of sales and cost variances providing insightful analysis on how to manage the risks and opportunities
  • Identify areas of risk and possible routes of mitigation
  • Set up dashboards and reports which provide regular performance insight for key metrics, making them easily accessible and understood by all stakeholders
  • Work closely with the rest of the finance team to ensure that the account entries are accurate and a fair reflection of performance with a good understanding of key variances
  • Build strong relationships with your stakeholders, listening and understanding their requirements and questions
  • Identify which data sources are required and gather these from the relevant business owners
  • Challenge the integrity of data to ensure true value add

You are

  • A qualified accountant with a background working in a Retail / FMCG environment
  • Highly commercial, with strong analytical ability and eye for detail
  • Experienced in producing valuable insight, building business cases and working with BI tools
  • A structured, logical thinker who can solve problems and adapt to business needs
  • Proactive, driven, resilient and able to work under your own initiative
  • An effective communicator, with the ability to change your approach depending on audience
  • Based locally to Cheltenham, with flexibility to travel across the UK and potentially Europe as required

Working for Superdry has never been so rewarding…

  • Everyone receives a generous salary, pension contributions, life assurance and 25 days holiday
  • One of a kind Founder Share Plan, plus other great Share Scheme initiatives
  • Unrivalled range of Learning & Development programmes
  • Amazing staff discount, 50% online and in store, plus an on-site staff shop and subsidised Starbucks Cafe
  • A range of team and social events (we even had a catwalk show in a castle!)
  • Discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing services and much, much more

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