Finance Manager - Stock

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Luton
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A retail business based in Luton are looking for a Finance Manager - Stock. The successful applicant will be responsible for the accurate recording and management of stock.

A retail business based in Luton are looking for a Finance Manager - Stock. The successful applicant will be responsible for the accurate recording and management of stock.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for stock valuations at month end and reconciliations of stock accounts in the Balance Sheet and P&L

  • Analyse stock posting from various systems to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Build models to allow fast analysis and reconciliation during time critical periods
  • Gain a detailed understanding of all inventory processes and systems to allow informed improvement suggestions
  • Manage Stock Accountant
  • Monitors financial stock related KPI's
  • Provides feedback to Operations of performance against KPI's on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Provides recommendations of improvements in processes relating to stock controls
  • Supports commercial accounting team with balance sheet and analysis
  • Conducts financial analysis and provides recommendations on profitability-enhancing opportunities and new business strategies in relation to stock
  • Participates in financial and operational reviews related to performance and proposes internal process improvements
  • Develops and implements tools to quantify variances in KPIs and financial impacts
  • Assists internal and external auditors with all stock related investigations and queries

Candidate Profile:

  • University degree in finance or related fields

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a financial analyst including profit and loss/balance sheet analysis and KPI analysis preferred

  • Expert Excel user (up to macro level)

  • Previous financial analysis experience with stock preferred

  • Extensive exposure to multi-currency FX calculations

  • Ability to interpret large amounts of financial data in a clear, concise and organised manner

If you are interested, please apply or contact Harsa Abeelack on or for further information.