Regional Inventory Senior Analyst

England, Berkshire, Maidenhead
£52000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
17 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Aidan McLean
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

Provide financial support to Local Finance, Regional Supply Chain and business support teams, ensuring that Inventory related financial processes are aligned and accurate.

Client Details

A Fortune 500 listed Global Manufacturing Business


  • Responsible for Gross to Net inventory actuals for Consumer EAME inventory
  • Month end financial close process ownership for regional Inventory and OCNIS
  • Responsible for regional inventory analysis and reserves:
    o Intercompany Profit Elimination (PII)
    o SLOB provision
    o Revaluation Analysis
    o Regional Inventory Days calculations
    o POS re-classification
    o Direct GRIR analysis
  • Management of all Inventory related costs and processes within EAME Region:
    o Ensure all Inventory related OCNIS costs are calculated, accrued and booked properly - in line with local law and WWP
    o Warehousing and out-bound transportation costs are booked correctly, all necessary accruals calculated and booked
    o Responsible for the regional FAA calculation
  • Maintain strong relationships with regional supply chain organisation, local finance and supply chain business planning by providing accounting expertise and support.
  • Lead & Develop 4 direct reports
  • Own regional process for Wall to Wall and Cycle Count stock takes
  • Work closely with Operations Accounting Manager and Supply Chain Teams on process improvements
  • Interaction with COE Plant and Costing & IC Pricing teams to ensure alignment
  • Work closely with Statutory Accounting Team to make sure that e.g. local environmental taxes are calculated based on latest rules and all changes in local law are taken into account
  • Provide management information and analysis for management and cooperate with Internal and External Auditors
  • Involvement in various Projects across COE, with a focus on those that touch Inventory
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place, in order to achieve "adequate" internal and external audit ratings
  • Accurate and timely month-end reporting


The successful candidate will touch on all areas of the Inventory accounting across EAME Region, which carries a high level of responsibility and opportunity:

* Fully qualified accountant or an international qualified accountant equivalent, with 3+ years post qualified financial experience

* English essential
* Other European languages desirable

Experience Required:
* Strong accounting and operations background
* Knowledge of SAP, Excel, and ideally J&J systems
* Ideally familiar with Johnson & Johnson worldwide procedures and practises.

Job Offer

£52,000 to £62,000 + Excellent Bonus and Benefits package

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