Location:
Sittingbourne
Department:
Finance
Job Type:
Fixed Term / Full Time

About The Role

 
We're currently recruiting for an Accountant to join our team at our Logistics site in Sittingbourne. 
 
Reporting into the Logistics Finance Manager you'll support the delivery of company-wide transactions and processes within the Finance function at the logistics depot to support the strategic objectives and maintaining financial control. You'll ensure accurate finances to support business decision making, ensuring that your thinking is customer first in all aspects of your role, improving processes and outputs through simplifying tasks.
 
Some of you key duties will include: 
  • Provide financial information to management to support financial reporting, control, transaction processing and decision making.
  • Provide reporting and periodic operational reviews
  • Provide cover for Finance Manager if/when required
  • Influence internal and external stakeholders to achieve objectives
  •  Provide variance analysis and trending techniques to measure performance against budget, forecasts and business cases.

About You

Knowledge

  • A professional qualification of CIMA, ACA, ACCA, AAT or equivalent
  • Knowledge of financial accounting, purchasing and management systems

Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel or Google sheets skills
  • Good verbal communication skills, ability to articulate financial data in a clear and transparent way

About the team

About Us Description:
With an eye on the future and our finger on the pulse of what's going on in our business, we partner with all of our teams and play a big part in the big decisions.

We support change programmes and capital expenditure projects. We provide business leaders with vital management information and analysis. As well as looking after our cash, accounts and working capital, we also control costs, produce forecasts, deliver insight and manage supplier reporting and supplier payments. There's never a dull moment in our Finance team.

About The Company

Sittingbourne Depot -This ambient warehouse in South East England covers 900,000 square feet. That’s seven kilometres of aisles to walk down.

As well as delivering to 86 stores, our team picks products for our online fulfilment centre in Erith and wholesale customers as far away as Hong Kong. On top of that, our 24/7 operation provides our Latimer and Willow Green warehouses with stock for a further 145 stores. Here, our team includes 200 LGV drivers.

 

As part of our Total rewards package we offer:

  • 15% colleague discount in store and online, plus an additional 10% discount card for friends/family members
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement 
  • Four day working week* with flexible working hours
  • Enhanced company pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Perks with over 850 retailers through 'my morri'
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