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Stock Analyst

  • Job reference: 922777
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: GBP24923 - GBP32919 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Stock & Inventory Controllers, Transport and Logistics
  • Date posted: 26/11/2018

Stock Analyst

Location: Reading/Perth

Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 (depending on skills and experience)

Permanent | Full-Time Hours with flexible working patterns available


As a Stock Analyst, you will be responsible for the execution of comprehensive general accounting and stock control activities. The Stock Analyst is responsible for supporting the Stock Accountant through the accurate and timely execution of transactional processing activities such as posting standard journals, running reports and supporting Stock accounting activities.

The Stock Analyst will also be expected to help undertake stock counts within the local depots in the South Region.

Key Accountabilities for these roles include:

  • Reconciliation of stock systems - Run reports from SNAP and Oracle (Harmony) for main depots and reconcile. Investigate and interrogate both systems any differences weekly and identify any fixes required to prevent repetition.
  • Stock take - travel to local or main depots and undertake stock-taking on a monthly and annual basis
  • Bank Reconciliations - receipt of monies into the Stock bank account and reconciliations at month and Year end.
  • VAT - support preparation of VAT returns and perform monthly VAT checks
  • Budgeting Forecasting - support for budgeting and forecasting activities for Stock.

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of core financial systems and general stock accounting procedures. Knowledge in stock and logistics environment will be beneficial.
  • Functional and Technical Skills Proficient in MS office Applications Intermediate excel preferred
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, processes and workflow technology
  • Must hold full UK Driving licence


We all have different skills here and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.


Lots of good things, including 34 days' holidays (inclusive of public holidays), pension plans and paid volunteering days.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.