Reporting & Planning Analyst


Job Details


Pep and Co Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Plus Benefits

Closing Date

28/02/2018 23:00

Who are we ?

PEP&CO is Britain's fastest-growing family fashion phenomenon, offering a full range of women's, men's and kid’s fashion, with prices starting from as little as £1. Currently launched in 119 locations around the UK, Pep & Co have huge expansion plans with a further 100 shop in shops opening within its sister company Poundland.

Pepkor's discount retail operations in Europe are exceptionally high growth. It has a well-established business in 6 countries across Eastern Europe, opening 500 stores in the last 5 years.

Pepkor also recently expanded into Western Europe setting up Pepkor UK in 2014 which completed the largest ever scale-from-scratch launch of Pep&Co, opening 50 stores in 50 days and then going on to purchase Poundland in September 2016, adding £1.5bn of revenue and 850 locations to the Groups UK operations.

Why work for us ?

This role will be based in our PEP & CO Head Office in Watford.

Filled with our vibrant and can-do team, it’s the heart of our company, which showcases our passion and determination to deliver the best we can for our customers: best service, best fashion, and best prices. Working at PEP&CO Head Office is an exciting chance to be at the centre of a dynamic company who value individual ideas and encourage everyone to get stuck in and work together to make PEP&CO a success.

Job role

The Reporting & Planning Analyst role sits within our Commercial Finance Team, they will support in all aspects of trading and reporting to the PEP&CO business as it enters a new phase of significant growth.

The team is small, unbureaucratic and fast-paced with big ambitions for the business. It offers the unique opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and well-funded business during a high-growth phase of its development.

The role will take ownership for trading reporting, financial sales and margin forecasting, however will also include ad hoc analysis and support to the trading teams.


What skills and experience will you need ?

We are looking for someone who has excelled academically, professionally and wants to learn from some of the best executives in the retail industry.

In return we can offer career incentives, with a clear route to progress within Pep&Co.   


  • Running trading dashboards and regular trading analysis.
  • Ownership of daily / weekly / monthly reporting
  • Reporting process improvement
  • Support in setting retail trading targets, business analysis and financial forecasts


Skills & experience

  • 1-year experience in a retail reporting role or trading support role in a consumer facing business preferred
  • Comfortable with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Structured, critical thinker
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and can-do; team player
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint