One Stop - Financial Accountant

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Location: Brownhills WS8 7HU

United Kingdom

Apply by: 29/11/2019

One Stop - Financial Accountant

Brownhills WS8 7HU

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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 colleagues by:

  • Providing opportunities for everyone to grow, learn and develop
  • Making sure our colleagues feel engaged and are rewarded for their contribution
  • Create an inclusive culture so that our colleagues love to come to work

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 will be responsible for advising on financial reporting issues, year end processes, dealing with external auditors and the production of year end statutory accounts. This requires knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP.
•You will assist in financial reporting to the wider Tesco Group, which requires me to work across company boundaries and systems.
•You will assist in controlling the integrity of all balance sheets.
•Work closely with the company directors and cost centre holders to provide advice and support on Head Office accounting issues.
•Be focused on solutions, constantly working to ensure that all statutory submissions are on time, accurate and compliant.
•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 will manage the head office & ATM management accountant, responsible for managing, reporting and forecasting head office costs as well as managing the ATM estate
•Actively engage with senior staff to gain a good understanding of the business.
•You will assist in monitoring and reporting working capital performance to the wider Tesco Group.
•Be involved with Ad-hoc project work to support senior management.
•You will ensure you are up to date with changes to UK GAAP and IFRS financial reporting frameworks.

You will need

•Strong technical and analytical skills.

•Knowledge of the external audit process and preparation of statutory financial statements.

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

•Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.

•Ability to work on my own initiative and as part of a team.

•Ability to juggle multiple tasks.


•ACA qualified or equivalent.

•Technical knowledge and training in financial reporting and accounts.

•Knowledge of retailing.

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 Test
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • Pensions 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.

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.

Application process

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

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