Stock Accountant

Stock Accountant

Job Title: Stock Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 10035/001_1487176567
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2017 16:36

Job Description

Would you like to work for a global retail company in a fast paced environment? If so this is a great opportunity for you to get a foot on the ladder within a multi-channelled business as a Stock Accountant. This business is a high frequency and quick moving environment and stock control plays a major part of what the finance function are responsible for.

The role:

  • You will be responsible for reporting on stock levels within the depot and retail stores
  • Providing commercial insight to the business on inventory holding
  • Improve current inventory reporting and analytical to support the wider business on a proactive basis
  • Assessing current internal controls and areas for improvements
  • Working closely with the buying and merchandising function on promotional activity
  • Reconciliation of the balance sheet in relation to stock items

You will need to be:

  • A qualified accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA or potentially QBE with relevant experience
  • Have had exposure to a retail or distribution sector background and stock management of finished goods and moving them on
  • Experienced in business process improvement