Stock & Margin Manager

Robert Walters
United Kingdom
45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Stock & Margin Manager to join a fast paced environment within one of the fastest growing businesses in the North West.

Stock & Margin Manager Responsibilities
  • Management of a small team of part qualified accountants
  • Provide key accounting support to the whole business including stock management and gross margin
  • Responsible for managing the month end close activity to ensure gross margins are reported accurately
  • Responsibility for the financial management of all stock; including stock related reports, stock provisions and stock related risk and opportunity
  • Ensuring that all accounting entries processed adhere to internal controls and accounting policies
  • Utilising ERP Reporting databases to streamline monthly margin reconciliation processes
  • Support the delivery of the ERP change (Oracle to SAP)
  • Ad-hoc support of the Internal and External Audit processes & providing expertise and advice as required
  • Driving and supporting Continuous Improvement of processes in the finance team

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or overseas equivalent)
  • Exposure to Gross Margin Management and Stock Management processes within a large business
  • Financial accounting and control skills gained within a large, complex organisation
  • Recent team management experience
  • Highly PC literate, particularly Excel & used to dealing with high volume, complex data manipulation
  • High attention to detail and an ability to review work quickly and accurately
  • Organised self starter with ability to plan & prioritise ones own workload
  • Will take ownership for issues and tackle them proactively with colleagues
  • Excellent communication and team building skills
  • Disciplined and able to work under high pressure to achieve tight deadlines
  • Proactive and able to review business processes in order to effect & instigate plans for future improvement
  • Commercially focused in order to understand, support & respond to demands from other parts of the business around financial decision making
  • Experience of using an integrated ERP system
  • Experience using Qlikview would be beneficial

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced environment within one of the fastest growing businesses in the North West

If this sounds like something of interest, please apply using the link or, send an up to date CV to