stock accountant

Alexander Daniels Ltd
£24k - £26k pa
08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
- To ensure the company stock is reconciled regularly and accounted for correctly within JDEdwards. Stock includes vehicle, fuel and customer engineering stock.
- To produce and analyse management information on stock
- To identify and implement improvements to processes and controls within stock control throughout the business.

Assignment Requirements

- Responsible for all stock balance sheet accounts, ensuring they are reconciled regularly; variances are identified, investigated and resolved
- Completion of a full vehicle & fuel count and reconciliation quarterly
- Update stock control procedures, taking into account changes within the business
- Key contact for external auditors on Stock
- Calculate stock provisions, investigating anomalies and advising supporting departments of expected changes
- Communicate the results of stock counts, identifying the cause of significant gains and losses
- Responsible for the monthly terminal reconciliations and valuation of stock, ensuring correct prices are used to generate the cost of stock and therefore the transfer of costs across the business
- Ensure blanket purchase orders reflect the correct supplier prices
- Support the Customer Engineering team with their control of engineering stock by updating the ledger after stock takes and distributing monthly reports on variances of key items
- Monitor the receipting of fuel. Assist depot colleagues and ensure that fuel usage has been sufficiently accrued
- Reconcile 3rd party invoicing against stock movement
- Ad-hoc Financial Accounting duties and projects as required

Key skills & Knowledge required

- Part qualified accountant
- Good understanding of management accounting techniques, stock control procedures and reconciliations
- Ability to work with computerised accounting systems and skills in Microsoft Excel
- Ability to communicate effectively with financial and non-financial managers

Key Capabilities

- Highly motivated
- Attention to detail and customer focus
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent problem solving skills with ability to work confidently on own initiative
- Team player