Stock Accountant

  • Full time
  • Yeovil, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £ Competitive
  • September 1, 2022

Stock Accountant

We are currently recruiting for a Stock Accountant to join our Operational Finance team.

In this role you will be responsible for the accurate and efficient reporting of Screwfix stock and the related provision of information to group and other internal departments.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place to manage and safeguard Stock whilst enabling operational efficiency. Identify opportunities to make controls more effective and enhance Commercial results
  • Proactive development of Stock accounting and reconciliation processes to enhance control, ensure alignment with group policies and deliver process efficiencies
  • Management of month-end and BAU stock team processes to ensure all accounting entries are complete and accurately reflect the Stock value across the business
  • Build strong relationships with the commercial and operational teams, both in Head Office and on-site across the Screwfix DC and Store Network to embed stock management processes and behaviours & drive a greater understanding of stock movements
  • Proactive business partnering finance to ensure all colleagues have a clear understanding of P&L impacts of Stock movements. Deliver the information required to provide commercial support to the rest of the business
  • Ownership of stock provisioning and other stock adjustment, ensuring accurate calculation and reporting alongside alignment with Kingfisher group accounting policies
  • Manage FX/Hedging requirement information provision and reporting
  • Ensure all Group submissions are submitted accurately and on time with appropriate supporting information and commentary
  • Assist with understanding and delivery of internal and external audit requirements

Required skills

  • Fully qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA or ACCA) with a minimum of 3 years PQE in a similar industry/organisation
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels to a wide variety of audiences, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong accounting background
  • Experience working with Stock reporting essential
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications particularly Excel essential with ability to manage volume data efficiently whilst retaining attention to detail
  • Experience of CODA GL and Oracle BI an advantage
  • Ability to effectively manage and motivate team members, natural collaborator who engages others and is positive at all times
  • Quickly assimilates and digests information to support effective and timely deliver
  • Persists in the face of obstacles or challenges
  • Takes personal responsibility for delivering results
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and deliver to challenging deadlines

Benefits

  • 33 days’ holiday
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • In-house training and development

Sustainability at Screwfix

We are committed to running our operations sustainably and supporting our customers to make sustainable choices. We want every colleague to feel involved and to champion sustainability in their area, ensuring that sustainability is at the heart of how we work.

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

If you require any additional support or adjustments to help you make an application, please contact us at careers@screwfix.com

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £ Competitive
  • Job Category
    Accounting / Tax / Finance
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