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Savers is a health and beauty retailer with a turnover exceeding £0.5 billion and trading from more than 450 stores across the UK. In 2018, we were one of the Best High Street Retailers according to Which? and among the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK for four years running. Savers continues to deliver market-beating sales growth with an impressive store opening schedule. We are part of A.S. Watson – the retail arm of CKHH – one of the largest companies in the world.

Job Purpose

With the continuing growth of the business we are looking for an experienced commercial finance analyst that is familiar with stock, margin, sales and other areas of modern commercial finance. The key purpose of the role is to support the commercial director, senior executive team, buying and supply chain teams with value-adding information and insight to meet business objectives. As Savers is part of a larger group, you will be dealing with stakeholders both in the UK and overseas. If you want to make a difference, we are looking for you.


Key Responsibilities

You will provide analysis and financial support for selected product categories. This involves sales and margin analysis, managing promotional funding and retrospective supplier income agreements and helping the commercial and supply chain teams better manage stock purchases.

You will be expected to support with forecasting and budgeting month end accounting requirements and ad hoc commercial analysis. Be ready to step up and fill in for other team members and the Commercial Finance Manager where needed.
Working closely with the Commercial Director and Commercial team in co-ordinating supplier funding.
In co-operation with supply chain and commercial teams, you will provide insight to help the business achieve its stock targets. You will be working with stock weeks cover, slow moving stock and availability, and help the teams outside Finance set their targets and achieve them.


Requirements

You need to learn fast – every individual has a contribution to the performance of the business
You should be self motivated & proactive in tackling new challenges and business problems
Be confident, inquisitive and flexible
You must have strong attention to detail and be able to deliver under pressure


Additional qualifications

ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified/ part qualified with retail experience
Strong Excel (VBA ideal)
Previous experience with Oracle Financials and SAP Business Objects


Location

Unit 1 Prologis Park,Arenson Way,DUNSTABLE,LU5 4RZ

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