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Stock Accountant - Temp to Perm - Immediate start

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Wakefield
  • Salary: £180 - £200 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: 78585
  • Recruiter: Stephanie Teale
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Stock Accountant

Temp to Perm


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic finance team, supporting the retail business. As part of the Warehouse Finance Team you will play a key role in the support of the Logistics operation.

The role

As a Warehouse Stock Accountant your key area of responsibility will be to ensure accurate reporting and analysis of financial information relating to stock file movements - across all.


  • Prepare weekly and monthly shrinkage reports showing stock losses and gains
  • Highlight and investigate any areas of concern, liaising with warehousing teams, IT and/or other finance teams as appropriate.
  • Monitor in season shrinkage and compare to the budget/forecast. Understand and investigate any variances.
  • Take an active role in the management of warehouse stock control procedures in both year-end stock takes and in season inventory processes. Report results and KPI's to all parties.
  • Ensure accurate invoicing and financial reporting of stock disposals - across business units and to 3rd parties. Ensure correct accounting treatment to obsolescence, faulty and shrinkage.
  • Prepare and analyse Balance Sheet reconciliations giving justifications for all exceptional items or unusual balances to ensure the minimum number of reconciliation points.
  • Communicate with people from all areas of the business and at all levels as and when required.
  • Respond to requests for ad-hoc reports and within the deadlines expressed.

About You

  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)
  • Good IT knowledge - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, CODA, SQL
  • Ability to analyse and interpret large volumes of information
  • Excellent attention to detail with an analytical approach to solving problems
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Enthusiastic and driven with a real passion for developing yourself
  • Be able to adapt and keep pace with a fast moving environment
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of core business processes.

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