Operations Accountant

Liverpool, Merseyside
£40000 - £45000 per annum + 3 days working from home
15 Apr 2024
22 Apr 2024
JN -042024-6393592
Paula Warren
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This position is for an Operations Accountant to provide timely and accurate financial reporting within a leading retail company, and to ensure operational efficiency in the accounting and finance department.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established retail company with a strong presence across the UK. As a major player in their sector, they employ thousands of people nationwide and are committed to providing excellent service to their customers. Located in Liverpool, they are known for their well-structured finance team and have a reputation for promoting career growth.


The successful Operations Accountant will be required to:

  • Support the month end close by ensuring key deliverables and assigned tasks are correctly executed according to the month end deadlines
  • Preparation and posting of month end journals in line with agreed policies and procedures in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring appropriate supporting documentation is retained for SOX compliance.
  • Calculation and preparation of accounting journals, accruals, transfers, provisions, accruals, and provisioning as required for QVC UK operations.
  • Supporting our Vendor credit control team with debit management status update and provisioning.
  • Supporting detailed and Accurate accounting for rebates
  • Responsible for preparation of various month end journals
  • Preparation and completion of accurate monthly Balance Sheet and sub ledger account reconciliations.
  • Balance Sheet reporting for analysis within Corporate Finance and for US reporting requirements.
  • Complete and accurate execution of SOX controls per agreed timelines
  • Support internal and external Audit by ensuring requested documentation is provided in a timely manner


A successful Operations Accountant should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA).
  • SAP experience essential
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting and cost accounting.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range £40-45K per annum
  • Working from home 3 days per week
  • On-site parking
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible work arrangements.

We invite all suitable candidates to apply and look forward to welcoming the successful Operations Accountant to our team in Liverpool.

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