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Arrow Electronics Inventory Accounting Analyst in Harlow, United Kingdom

Position: Inventory Accounting Analyst

Job Description:

We are looking for an ambitious individual to join the Finance Department as an Inventory Accounting Analyst. It’s a good match for somebody, who likes challenges. On this position you don’t have to do the same thing over and over. You have a chance to have an overall view on different things, cooperate with different teams, be exposed to wide range of technologies. You can learn a lot and get to know business from different sites.

Key responsibilities:

All tasks to be carried out in a Total Quality manner, consistent with the Company culture.

  • Analyzing cost and inventory levels using your own initiative.

  • Processing journals.

  • Accounts reconciliation.

  • Preparing meaningful account analysis and corresponding documentation.

  • Working independently to reconcile and report all inventory related GL accounts at period ends.

  • Working in close collaboration with internal and external auditors.

  • Monitor and ensure that data is factual and correct for IT and workflow processes.

  • Active cooperation with other departments.

  • Escalation of issue’s to supervisor or manager.

  • Ad hoc complex problem solving.

Key skills:

  • Good knowledge of MS Excel; Pivot tables.

  • Accuracy of data entry.

  • Reconciliation and data manipulation skills.

  • The ability to think analytically.

  • Highly numerate and methodical.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Time management and prioritization skills.

  • Effective resolution of issues and differences.

  • English fluent.

Nice to have:

  • Oracle knowledge/experience.

  • General knowledge of accounting, payables and receivables transactions.

Key Interfaces:

  • Buyers/Asset Managers/Asset Director.

  • European Shared Service Centre staff.

  • Accounting staff.

  • Warehouse staff.

  • Corporate/European Finance staff.

Measurable Performance Standards:

  • Accuracy of work and data entry.

  • Identifiable reconciling and aging items.

  • Team working.

Location: Harlow

Time Type: Full time

Job Category: Accounting/Finance

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Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.

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