Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Peacocks
Location
Cardiff, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1230199861
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Peacocks is a leading fashion family value retailer in the UK with a portfolio of over 400 stores in the UK and 200 international locations in 18 countries with a top 100 UK website in the Internet retailing 2016 Top 500 list. With a strong footfall and millions of page views a week online it's an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in; we're growing at a great rate and aim to be a leading fashion multi-channel retailer as we rapidly grow our channels but retain onto our core company principals and family values. This role would be ideal for a candidate that is pursuing the AAT qualification and has some accounts experience. This role exists to: Verify the accuracy of stock ledgers of retail branches Provide a support/advisory function to branches when updating their stock ledger system Collation of the results of branch stock counts Provide scheduled and ad hoc stock ledger analysis for management Assistance in month end reporting around stock and provisions Provide financial accounting assistance to the divisional finance team as required Responsibilities / Objectives: .First point of contact for branch queries regarding the stock ledger .Investigate and resolve queries from branches with regard to the stock ledger and any stock related processes Update the stock ledger for manual postings, queries and with amendments for errors made by branches .Preparation and analysis of stock figures for management reporting on a weekly and monthly basis .Preparation and reconciliation of the results of physical stock counts to the stock ledger .Collation and reporting of the results of stock counts to the Loss Prevention department and Retail team .Provide any ad hoc reports requested by the Loss Prevention department .Create and maintain procedure documents. .Provide support to Financial Accounts team when required .Any other ad hoc tasks as required The Suitable Candidate: Previous experience in accounts environment Previous practical experience of using Excel spreadsheets in a Finance environment. Previous experience of financial systems. Experience of investigating and resolving queries Experience within a retail environment

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