Head Of Stock Accounting

Job reference: 001343

Location: Larbert

Closing date: 28/05/2021

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 37.5

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified accountant to join our team as a Head of Stock Accounting working 37.5 hours Monday – Friday, on a permanent basis out of our Larbert office. There will be opportunities to work remotely from home during this opportunity.

This role provides an excellent opportunity within the UK’s largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants and in the role of head of Stock Accounting you will have overall responsibility and management of all stock reconciliations and analysis while managing and developing all existing and future stock related systems, process and controls.

The role of Head of Stock Accounting will be responsible for managing and developing our existing Stock Accounting team while ensuring the management and delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual stock reporting to all stakeholders. You will be aware of and understand the departmental and business targets and the role that you play in their delivery while providing support and guidance to the business for any stock accounting issues.

Experience desired for the position of Head of Stock Accounting:

  • Fully qualified accountant – circa 5yrs + PQE
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Experience of managing a high volume transactional stock accounting process
  • Advanced Excel skills

Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.​​​​​​​

Company Information

Certas Energy is the leading independent distributor of fuels and lubricants in the UK. With a national network of over 130 depots, over 900 tankers, more than 800 retail forecourts, fuel cards usable at over 2,000 sites, it is our 2,300 colleagues who keep our business moving each day.

Our team is an essential part of the robust infrastructure that consistently and dependably delivers billions of litres of high-quality fuel and associated services to homes and businesses all over the UK each year.

We’re proud of our range of innovative fuel supply and management services and are committed to provide industry leading solutions in liquid fuels, as the worlds energy mix evolves towards a zero emissions future. From the option to offset carbon emissions with each fuel order, to providing cleaner burning fuels that lower harmful emission of PM and NOx, Certas Energy strive to make our energy expertise count for all of our customers.   

We have a strong culture of safety and compliance principles, driven by our dedicated Safety F1rst and Doing the Right Thing Initiatives. This, teamed with our many programmes of learning, development and talent nurture, means that we can support our colleagues to grow and thrive within a fast paced working environment. This is fundamental to good business performance, and integral to our long-term business success.

The successful candidate for the post of Head of Stock Accounting will be appointed on Certas Energy Ltd. Terms and Conditions.


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