Stock / Asset Accountant (6 month contract)

Price Carnell
Yorkshire and the Humber
13 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Job role

Stock / Asset Accountant (6 month contract)

York, North Yorkshire

£20,000 to £30,000 + Benefits

This is a temporary contract role to carry out a new project within the finance function, and will last for at least 6 months.

My client, with more than 350 employees, is a £50m turnover business, selling high value, leisure assets and services. Successful and forward thinking they operate from an impressive head office, based on the western outskirts of York.

The business has several operational sites based across the UK and a head office finance team of 10 people.

The high value assets that they sell are located across their own sites and the sites of several suppliers, or are in transit between those sites.

Some are sold, some are in stock, some are awaiting delivery from suppliers, some are in the process of being manufactured.

This project will initially involve physically visiting all of those sites as well as using the head office based ERP and other systems to build up an accurate picture of the location, value and ownership status of all of the assets, including items in the process of being delivered and items that are on order or being manufactured.

You will then develop a spreadsheet based reporting system that will be able to keep this information up to date on a day to day ongoing basis.

You will report to the Financial Controller and to a Commercial Director.

This role requires:-

  • An accountant, auditor or manager with experience of dealing with high value stock or fixed assets.
  • Advanced Excel skills (Vlookups, Pivot Tables etc.).
  • A confident individual with the ability to communicate with non-finance staff and external contacts at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build key relationships with both site staff and management.

If you are interested in being considered for this role then please email your details to Jeff Price by clicking on the "Apply" button below or alternatively you may call him on 01484 861478 to discuss the role in more detail.

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