Stock & Rebates Accountant (68)

Bath

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are recruiting for a business enjoying record growth levels and a name synonymous with customer excellence and a phenomenal market share. Our client is on the lookout for a Stock & Rebates Accountant to be responsible for ensuring strong internal controls are in place for the effective, and accurate accounting and reporting of stock and rebates. This role will be a mix of working in the office and working from home (1-2 days per week).

Rebates

  • Deliver accurate tracking and reconciliation of vendor Rebate and Funding.
  • Owner of Rebate System ensuring completeness and accuracy of data held in the system to ensure financial postings are correct.
  • Responsible for preparation of month-end process to ensure correct accounting for rebates revenue and necessary accruals or provisions are properly calculated and accounted. Ensuring alignment with group accounting policies.
  • Build strong relationships with the wider finance and commercial teams, to embed strong process and controls over Rebates and Funding.
  • Own regular ad-hoc financial analysis to drive insights and support decision making using both finance and non-finance data
  • Identify opportunities, taking the lead in implementing process improvements
  • Assist with the requirements of internal and external auditors
  • Act as SME and actively-participate in systems/process-improvement projects and standardisation of processes within the business and the wider group.

Stock

  • Ongoing development of stock accounting and reconciliation processes.
  • Responsible for preparation of month end process to ensure correct accounting for Stock provision and any necessary journals are properly calculated and accounted for and ensuring alignment with group accounting policies
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders including Loss Prevention, Supply chain, colleagues in our network. Understand processes, embed better stock behaviours & drive a greater understanding of stock movements
  • Own and deliver regular ad-hoc financial analysis to drive insights and support decision making using both finance and non-finance data
  • Assist with the requirements of internal and external auditors
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert and actively-participate in systems/process-improvement projects and standardisation of processes within the business and the wider group.
  • Completes regular 1 to 1s with direct reports to support performance and engagement, completing quarterly 1 to 1s in promoting and building capability and delivery.

We are looking for:

  • A Qualified ACA or ACCA or CIMA with financial accounting background and 2 years+ PQE experience.
  • Experience working with Rebates and Promotions, or stock reporting in a retail or consumer-facing business
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel
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Contact us directly on 0117 427 0152 / 07976 749 or info@katejohnassociates.co.uk

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