Thursday , November 23 2023

Argos Careers – Margin Accountant

Website Argos

Job Summary

Argos currently has a vacancy for those looking to work as a Argos Careers – Margin Accountant for Full Time at their offices in Milton Keynes, England, UK. Applicants should be sure to read the job outline attentively if they intend to apply.

Job Title: Argos Careers – Margin Accountant
Company Name: Argos
Job Location: Milton Keynes, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Argos
Job Link Expiry: 2023-12-30
Posted on:

Job Details:

Job Description:

This purpose of the role is to ensure a high level of financial control in the accurate accounting for all margin adjustments outside of trading margin

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process and execute standard period end deliverables associated with all areas of margin adjustments accounting accurately and on time, ensuring all is in line with Group accounting policies
  • Calculate stock provisions at half year and year end and provide valuable insight to understand risks we have within our stock holding
  • Responsible for accounting for all margin adjustments including sales adjustments, cash discounts, supplier funding, freight/duty etc, pricing variances and FX impacts
  • Prepare periodic balance sheet reconciliations and commentary for margin balance sheets, ensuring that all variances are investigated and explained
  • Support external audit preparation and any Internal Audit requirements
  • Consistently and regularly review and improve controls and processes around margin accounting
  • Work closely with the Trading Finance team to ensure a shared understanding of the overall margin position and any issues that required commercial engagement
  • Work with operations on improving operational processes and educating Operational colleagues on their impact on margin accounting processes
  • Closely work with the Technology team to mitigate/fix any systems defects/issues impacting the accounting and reporting of margin
  • Support finance transformation activity as required
  • Perform a high standard of ad hoc analysis supporting the Senior Finance Manager and Financial Controller
  • Provide strong and inclusive leadership to one direct report, in line with our values (Own it ; Make it better ; Be Human)
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager – Gross Margin Accounting, as appropriate

Job Requirements:

  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Effective communicator with stakeholders, ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders & build trusted relationships
  • Team player, able to work effectively within frameworks without direct supervision
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience in financial accounting and reporting and the systems to support such processes, with a strong understanding of the importance of strong financial control
  • Experience in driving process simplification and improvements and a desire for continuous improvement to be best in class
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Resilience (flexible and able to cope with time pressure, risk & ambiguity)
  • Experience in a large company environment, preferably retail

Job Details:

Company: Argos

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Milton Keynes, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here