- Accountancy & Finance
22 August 2022 X

Stock Accountant–

Salary £55,000
Ref TS-StockAccountant
Location Knaresborough
Type Permanent
Sector Accountancy & Finance

About the post–

POST recruitment are recruiting a qualified Stock Accountant for a wholesale / retailer based in Knaresborough, this is a newly created role reporting into the Head of Finance.

You will play an integral part in the company vision via strategic and analytical support within the supply chain and stock planning processes. You will be responsible for the provision of action-driving MI for both supply chain and stock planning.

You will ensure strategic goals are met through pro-actively supporting commercial managers to improve stock turnover and stock management across.

If you are a commercially / operationally focused accountant who has a passion for business this is an excellent role to develop your skills

  • Business partnering all relevant functions
  • Maintaining accurate stock records - Shaping accurate reporting for stock valuations, provisions and movements across the business
  • Monitoring stock at the third party logistics (3PL) provider
  • Developing and monitoring accurate processes with the 3PL to ensure sales and returns are validated and accurately recorded
  • Developing stock KPI’s to increase awareness through highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Supporting the Operations Director to manage the third party logistics provider and fulfilment providers, targeting cost reductions and performance improvement.
  • Manage stock and fulfilment accruals
  • Report on balance sheet stock provisions
  • Responsibility for building an accurate stock budget

What we need from you–

  • A qualified CIMA or ACCA Accountant
  • Have significant knowledge of stock management
  • With a proven practical background in a commercially focused and analytical role
  • A passion for figures, analysis and interpretation of results
  • Able to demonstrate delivery and the ability to be proactive in their approach; highlighting areas for improvement and enjoying the interrogation of financial information
  • Experienced in presenting reports, forecasts, trends and recommendations to the team and senior management
  • Advanced excel skills are essential
  • Knowledge of Tableau is desirable

What you’ll get–

  • Company Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Healthcare Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes [Pension Scheme & Cycle to Work]
  • 31 days holiday [including bank/public holidays]
  • Buy/Sell Holiday Scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gym [membership subsidised for employees]

To apply for the role please email a copy of your CV to Tom@postrecruitment.com