Margin Assistant

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester:

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


This is a great opportunity to work for a leading City Centre Manchester client

Margin Assistant (Finance)


Up to £25K + Study Package


Your role as Margin Assistant will be to assist in the monthly reporting of margin and stock at branch level, co-ordinating stock takes and analysing variances/anomalies. Reporting the OPD margins accurately and assisting in the reporting and analysis of OTC margin. Preparing the budget and forecast for all margin streams and producing reports showing relevant variances.


  • Co-ordinate stock takes with a third-party supplier, branches and branch support, including tracking counts, invoicing and query resolution
  • Assist the retail margins assistant in the preparation and reporting of the month-end stock estimate at branch level, including wastage
  • Prepare reports as required for the Operations team, flagging issues in the reporting
  • Investigating margins to analyse variances to budget
  • Ownership of the stock price file, liaising with the Pricing Assistant to ensure accuracy
  • Cross over with the Pricing Assistant to ensure that the pricing in the systems is up to date and accurate all times, including in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the pricing processes
  • Ad hoc queries, process improvements, projects and team cover as required


  • Part qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Good commercial and financial awareness
  • Excellent Excel, communication and negotiation skills

To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant
experience as outlined in the advert.

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