Stock Accountant

Stock Accountant

  • Location

    Walsall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently supporting a fantastic Retail business based in Walsall who are recruiting for a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) to join them as a Stock Accountant on a permanent basis.

The role offers fantastic exposure and the platform to have a real impact with process improvement a key driver. The role also offers a great package as well as flexibility and the opportunity for progression

Key Duties, Stock Accountant: Walsall

  • Production of monthly stock reconciliations for warehouse and store stock
  • Oversee the overall stocktake and calculation process including the appropriate process are in place to deal with any significant issues not resolved in the store or warehouse
  • Work with the retail team to understand swings in stock loss % including review of store shrinkage provisions and identification of problems
  • Monitoring of stock transactions to identify potential errors between stock system and finance system
  • Understand the "as is" for the stock reconciliation and look to improve the reconciliation
  • Understand and communicate key variances each month
  • Oversee Stock provision calculation and analysis, and look to challenge current ways of working
  • Understand the multiple systems used currently and how these come together to report stock for the group

Key Skills, Stock Accountant: Walsall

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA)
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting and accounting standards in the Inventory area
  • Able to drive change in a consensual and yet challenging manner
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Structured approach to deliverables and clear focus on meeting deadlines

For more information on this Stock Accountant role in Walsall please do get in touch

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