One Stop - Financial Accountant

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Location: Apex Road, Brownhills WS8 7HU

United Kingdom

Apply by: 18/01/2019


One Stop - Financial Accountant

Apex Road, Brownhills WS8 7HU

About the role

At One Stop we aim to serve our local shoppers a little better every day, with a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work. As part of the team you can make a difference to our business by:

  • Treating each other how they like to be treated.
  • Making things easier.
  • Working together as one team.
  • Making our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We want you to understand the business inside out, we need you to live and embed our values and build great relationships with the amazing people across our business. 

You will be responsible for

  • You are responsible for dealing with internal auditors, supporting team with year-end processes. This requires knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP.
  • You are responsible for controlling the integrity of balance sheets and journals.
  • You ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are accurate and timely, and that the balance sheet framework is well communicated to the business and Group Best Practice is adhered to.
  • You calculate major provisions, review the calculation of all other provision and track movements.
  • You are responsible for reconciling and posting monthly Intercompany transactions with group.
  • You assist in financial reporting to the wider Tesco Group, which requires you to work across company boundaries and systems.
  • You produce the pension accounts and maintain the pension bank reconciliation and cash book.
  • You are responsible for the compliance of the Key Financial Controls for the business, ensuring controls are sufficiently robust.
  • You actively engage with senior staff to gain a good understanding of the business.
  • You are involved in Ad-hoc project work to support senior management.
  • You ensure you are up to date with changes to UK GAAP and IFRS financial reporting frameworks.
  • You undertake CPD.

You will need

  • You have strong technical and analytical skills.
  • You have a strong understanding of the external audit process and preparation of statutory financial statements.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You have the ability to work to deadlines and can handle yourself whilst under pressure.
  • You have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • You have the ability to juggle multiple tasks.
  • Ideally you will be fully qualified through ACA or equivalent.
  • You have a strong technical knowledge and have a strong understanding in financial reporting and accounts.
  • Ideally you would have knowledge of retailing however this is not essential.

About us

One Stop Stores Ltd is a leading organisation in the UK Convenience Store market, we are owned by Tesco PLC but operated as a separate business.

One Stop is a retail convenience business with over 850 shops and a key focus on being the best store for customers in the neighbourhood. Open 7 days a week
One Stop aims to meet the needs of all its local customers. Since 2003 we have been a subsidiary of Tesco.

With our stores situated throughout England and Wales, there’s sure to be a
One Stop near where you live or work.

What’s in it for you

At One Stop we value our colleagues just as much as our customers, and part of this is the benefits we offer:

  • 10% Discount in One Stop & Tesco stores
  • Discounted Tesco pharmacy services
  • Discounted shopping website
  • Free eye tests
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • Pension Scheme

One Stop is a subsidiary of the Tesco Group but is operated as a separate business and as such benefits offered will differ between One Stop and Tesco.

Please note should sufficient applications be received One Stop Stores Ltd reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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