We are seeking a Stock Accountant to join our busy Finance team based in Watford.
The purpose of the role is to own reporting of Group and brand stock position on a statutory, periodic and weekly basis. Own performance reporting of Net Margin P&L lines for group and brand on a statutory, periodic and weekly basis.
Maintain and operate key reporting controls for Stock and Margin and to report Stock and related Margin performance and position.
Key Accountabilities will include:
Calculate and report the stock position and net margin performance on a periodic basis to agreed deadlines and accuracy.
Develop and implement weekly stock reporting to agreed deadlines and accuracy.
Forecast stock intake and stock levels on a quarterly basis. Forecast stock related cashflows where required.
Develop and maintain relationships across the business in order to understand all operations and developments that impact stock and margin.
Understand stock and margin risks, operate mitigating controls, highlight issues and work to resolve.
Develop and maintain detailed understanding of the business operations affecting key margin P&L accounts.
Ad hoc analysis and reporting as required.
Understand stock and margin balance sheet accounts and reconcile on a periodic basis, identifying risks and opportunities.
Calculate half year and year end stock adjustments for statutory reporting
Manage and develop the Assistant Stock Accountant.
You will idealy be a Newly Qualified Accountant/ Finalist. Have advanced Excel skills and excellent organisational skills as well as attention to detail.
Good communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work with non-finance functions
Enthusiastic, highly motivated, energetic and keen to learn in a fast moving, dynamic, retail environment
Ability to work well as part of a team
Ability to work well under pressure
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