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DATE ADDED: Thu 25/10/2018

Accounts & Stock Control Clerk

Kettering, UK


Job Description

My Kettering based client is recruiting an Accounts & Stock Control Clerk on a permanent basis. The ideal applicant will have experience working in a purchase ledger and stock control environment and you must be able to work under your own initiative both independently and as part of a team. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required along with flexibility to meet the changing needs of the business.


  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a purchase ledger and stock control environment.
  • Numerate and literate with good analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in particular Microsoft Excel (V Look up/Pivot tables etc)
  • Minimum 6 GCSE including Maths & English to grade C.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with A levels or a degree

Duties will include:-

  • Manage and ensure goods are received in good order and placed in the correct holding area.
  • Timely matching of invoices to GRN's to accurately record costs.
  • Enter all supplier invoices daily and close orders.
  • Manage and resolve any supplier queries or order anomalies relating to price and quantity variances.
  • Check off supplier statements as they come in and chase for any missing invoices.
  • Process timely supplier payment runs in sterling and foreign currency.
  • Ensure stock management systems and procedures are maintained and managed accurately, and in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for purchasing and the "in-stock" levels within agreed parameters and budgets.
  • Immediately alert Sales and Marketing Manager when a level is exceeded or decreased sufficiently to cause customer dissatisfaction.
  • Maintain a process for returns. Manage a defined area in the storeroom for returns/credits.
  • Identify and report old, damaged and un-saleable goods.
  • Ensure credits for returns to suppliers are received in a timely manner.
  • Complete all necessary stock takes in a timely manner.
  • Stock rotation ensuring all printers and hardware with warranty move quickly. FIFO on all products including labels and ribbons.
  • Maintain the storeroom and the allocation of space for stock.
  • Ensure the storeroom and stock methods meet ISO standards and regulations.
  • Make improvements that will result in reduced stock levels, shorter lead times and lower cost of sales.
  • Compile monthly stock and cost of sales reports. KPI - stock turnover (The cost of goods sold in the month divided by the average stock level during the period = stock turnover)

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Role: Accounts & Stock Control Clerk
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Location: Kettering,

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