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  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive plus excellent benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours a week (Monday to Friday)
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 08-Oct-2019
  • Job reference: 23586

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Job Description

Stock Finance Manager 
Location: Northampton 
Salary: £Competitive plus excellent benefits 

Are you a qualified Accountant looking for a varied and challenging Finance role? Do you have proven and demonstrable experience within a large company or accountancy practice? Are you looking to be in a position where you can create real change and make a significant impact? If so, we may have the opportunity for you! 

Travis Perkins are currently recruiting for a Stock Finance Manager to join our progressive and professional Finance department. You’ll be leading a team of three analysts responsible for delivering high-quality monthly processes for stock finance for many of the Group’s business units. The team’s monthly responsibilities include posting gross stock journals, accounting for obsolete stock and calculating stock valuation provisions, as well as other gross margin related monthly processes. 

This is a high profile role requiring strong relationships and business partnering with our business unit finance teams. You will be responsible for providing commercially insightful reporting to the business units and working with them to investigate and resolve differences. In addition you will be responsible for the Group stock report and stock input into the Monthly Executive Pack, providing insightful commentary on key variances. 

You’ll also be responsible for: 
  • Reviewing processes and reporting produced by the stock finance team with the objective of proposing and implementing process and control improvements 
  • Developing commercially focused obsolete stock reporting including actionable insights for supply chain teams to reduce the level of ‘dead stock’ in the business 
  • Providing effective control and ownership of the stock balance sheet control accounts and resolving queries arising from review. 
  • Managing the year end and subsequent audit process for stock, ensuring effective delivery of our auditor’s requirements on time and to a high standard. 
  • Taking a lead role for change management for stock finance in any implementation of a new finance system. 
  • Providing support and guidance on ad hoc projects to improve processes relating to gross margin and other stock-related areas. 
What we’re looking for: 

To be considered, you’ll need to be a qualified accountant with proven experience within a large company or a top 4 Accountancy firm. You’ll be highly ambitious and have proven accounting experience and strong excel skills. 

If this matches with your requirements then we can't wait for you to apply! 

But what can we offer you? 

As one of the UK's most trusted names in building materials and home improvements we believe in being the best at everything we do. Joining Travis Perkins as a new member of the Finance team means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits such as discounts across our businesses and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you do. 

Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that still believes in upholding family values - and putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business whilst ensuring we are making decent returns. Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business. 

Joining Travis Perkins as our new Stock Finance Manager means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits such as discounts across our Group and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you do.
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