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Job Description

Stock Accountant
Outskirts of Redditch/Shirley
20,000 - 25,000 depending on experience
Monday to Friday 9am - 5:30pm, full time but flextime is a possibility

Our client are a leading fitness wear company who have a global presence shipping to 101 countries across the world. They are looking for a Stock Accountant to join their busy and growing team on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join a young, friendly and vibrant team and would especially suit someone who has a keen interest in sport and fitness. With fantastic career progression opportunities and the chance to attend exhibitions in places such as Australia, LA and Las Vegas this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the Stock Accountant will be supporting the finance function by managing and maintaining the company's stock in an accurate and efficient manner. Developing new or improved processes along the way is an integral part of the role helping to better the company and progress overall operations within the department.

Job Description:
• Develop relationships with key stock suppliers through regular communication and assist them with all queries
• Working with the merchandise team to ensure that PO's raised are complete and accurate
• Manage allocation of landed cost
• Support in calculation of landed GP1
• Ensure all stock invoices are posted in a timely and accurate manner
• Produce weekly stock payruns
• Working closely with the Cost Accountant and apparel team on stock costing analysis and related costs
• Aid in the production of the monthly management packs including analysis of stock position by working closely with the relevant departments
• Assist in the reconciliation and management of key stock related balance sheet accounts
• Develop and produce analysis reports to aid in the strategic planning of the company to improve efficiency or become more cost effective
• Miscellaneous finance duties as required
• Assist in the development of financial policies, processes and working instructions
• Support all audit visits i.e. internal, external and contractual audits
• Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting practices, procedures and policies
• Ensure all documents are filed in a timely and logical manner
• Maintain a high standard of work adhering to all regulatory legislation
• Maintain strict confidentiality in all sensitive matters
Candidate essential:
• Self-motivated and take pride in completing tasks to the highest standard
• Detailed and methodical - Duties are completed in an accurate manner whilst spotting irregularities and investigating them
• Able to manage day to day priorities effectively proactively seek issues and be able to provide solutions for these
• Pro-active - To go above and beyond and adapt to the changing needs of the team
• Adaptive and logical - Are be able to think about and solve new issues that may arise as the company grows and faces new challenges
• Good communication skills and able to build a strong rapport with team's key to the role
• Technologically proficient and are able to make full use of technology and software to complete tasks efficiently and accurately
• Able to manage time and responsibilities to ensure key tasks are completed to deadlines to ensure the rest of the department operates smoothly
• Excellent excel skills
• Stock management/accounting experience

Candidate desirable:
• Knowledge of Netsuite
• Experience of working in accounts payable

Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.