Next PLC

Logistics Analyst

Next PLC
Pontefract - West Yorkshire
Competitive salary + benefits
12 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

An opportunity has arisen in the distribution finance team to support the warehouse function within the Brand Finance Department!

This role as a Logistics Analyst provides reporting and analysis for all accounting aspects of warehousing for all the UK and international warehouses. As such, you will be dealing directly with the warehouse managers and their teams, as well as many other operational and finance departments in the business.

About the role:

  • Prepare and complete the finance month-end process for warehousing in an accurate and timely manner
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations, ensuring all balances held are accurate and any anomalies are thoroughly investigated and corrected
  • Preparation of Monthly Finance Packs for each warehouse
  • Conduct monthly finance reviews with the General Manager and warehouse managers
  • Monthly forecasting updates with commentary on movements to previous forecast
  • Close involvement in the bi-annual budget process, with budget preparation and explanation of variances to previous years
  • Weekly reporting on warehouse resources, working with the operation to understand any unexpected anomalies
  • Client billing for any services provided
  • Ad-hoc work. These are varied but include investment appraisals


About you:

  • Previous experience in a similar commercial role and who is working towards a professional qualification in ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data in a meaningful way to non financial colleagues
  • Ability to build strong relationships with employees across multiple business areas and have excellent influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills including using Excel and other systems to examine data
  • Due to the office location, then a full driving licence would be advantage


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

Closes 27th Aug 2021

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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