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  • Rebate Controller

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits + bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 22-Nov-2019
  • Job reference: 24671

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Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. We have plenty going on in 2019 and a lot planned for 2020! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch.


We are currently recruiting for a Rebate Controller to join our Head Office team in Watford, and if this sounds like an opportunity for you read on below to find out more...

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain data  integrity of Dealtrack system ensuring all rebates & other supplier contributions agreements are input & payments from suppliers (BACS, credit / debit  note or cheque) are correctly allocated within the agreed terms.

  • Check all relevant batch jobs required for data transfer / uploads into Dealtrack are set up and any exceptions flagged and managed. Ensure any deal entry / data issues which result in incorrect rebate accruals are fixed in conjunction with the commercial team.

  • Reconcile Dealtrack debtor to the general ledger debtor balance.

  • Reconcile unallocated cash receipts in the balance sheet.  Flag rebates missing from Dealtrack with the commercial team.

  • Track and manage debt recovery from suppliers. Action write offs are per the finance policies. 

  • Perform an analytical review of the Dealtrack data using the payment history report to identify unexplained variances.

  • Supervising the staff who perform the day to day activities.

  • Liaise with Accounts Payable / Commercial/ Supply Chain where supplier payment issues cause problems collecting income from suppliers.

What are we looking for?

  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

  • High degree of accuracy

  • AAT qualified or potential desire to study an accounting qualification

  • Understanding of invoicing and supplier communications

  • Proven working experience within finance function

What can we offer you?

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.

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