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Senior Finance Analyst

  • Location East London
  • Job-type Interim
  • Reference BBBH108571

A well-known retailer are looking for a Senior Finance Analyst with Inventory experience to join their team on an initial 6 month contract.

The purpose of this role is to ensure accountability for the overall accuracy and completeness of Inventory; both physical and financial.

Manage physical inventory controls, accurately completing a month end checklist.

Prepare and delivery monthly financial reconciliation and reports for Inventory reporting.

Manage and assist with processing of inventory adjustments, transfers and count adjustments.

Key Experience Required

  • Experience of detailed and complex balance sheet reconciliations, including Inventory.
  • Knowledge of accounting costing models, including standard costs.

Responsibilities

  • Inventory Control & Financial Reconciliation
  • Responsible for ensuring the system inventory quantities accurately reflects the actual physical balances across all locations.
  • Responsible for ensuring controls around inventory movement and transfers are maintained, by regularly checking unapproved/invalid locations for zero inventory values.
  • Applying business control and logic to ensure inventory balance integrity is maintained, challenging business change rationale.
  • Using Inventory management (BI) reporting and Financial Ledgers to reconcile and support the balance sheet values for Inventory in all locations
  • Financial reconciliation of landed cost elements, such as Freight and Duties, supporting periodic balance sheet values.
  • Periodic reporting of management accounts for warehouse, logistics and supply chain costs, including relevant KPIs.
  • Periodic reporting of management accounts reflecting accurate balance sheet values.
  • Inventory Processing Management
  • Responsibility for ensuring inventory adjustments and transfers are processed in AX in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for ensuring timely reporting of inventory balance variances between AX, and Retail POD (Cegid) and WMS (Synapse) to NA IT Team.
  • Inventory Audit Processing Management
  • Ensuring up to date reporting on all inventory losses and related KPIs.
  • Manage scheduling and relationship with the 3rd party audit team (RGIS).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting
  • 4+ years' of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong quantitative financial skills