Stock and Logistics Manager - Co Louth

Ref: 428 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Aug 2022
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Role: Our client based in Co. Louth is seeking a Stock and Logistics Manager

This is a hybrid role - 2 days office/3 days WFH

Reporting to: Head of Finance – Operations



Principal Objective of Position:

This role includes management responsibility for a team Stock Accountants, whilst working closely with the Head of Finance Operations, Finance Director and other members of the senior finance team. It also includes management of the implementation of effective and efficient processes within the organisation. The successful candidate will be a key member of a high performing finance team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of the Stock team in the daily reconciliations and monitoring of transactions between the retail forecourt and SAP, ensuring the site are operating efficiently and are free from leaks, pump issues.
  • Lead the team in liaising with the Accounts Receivable team to ensure that all dealer deliveries are processed and invoiced correctly
  • Manage the supply contracts and prices in place with supply partners to ensure product costs in the ERP system are accurate.
  • Liaising with the Treasury team to ensure all End of Day files are posted in a timely manner and are accurate.
  • Work with the Treasury and AP teams to ensure external logistics and supply partners are paid within their agreed payment terms.
  • Work with in-country management teams to optimise stock positions at all key financial reporting periods
  • Responsible for all month end reporting requirements for all countries, including stock reconciliations, compliance requirements, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations etc.
  • Manage the Personal Development Plans for the Stock Team to ensure they are given the appropriate development opportunities.
  • Development and production of daily, weekly, and monthly Stock KPI’s to show system and process status.
  • Production of KPI’s that show ERP system performance.
  • Identification of continuous process improvement opportunities to further improve automation and lead process improvement projects when required.
  • Monitoring of all logistics rates paid to hauliers to ensure charges are in line with our contracts and that fees are accurately accrued / accounted for in our ERP system.
  • Build relationships with our external logistics and supply partners.



Stock reconciliations

  • Verification of daily loadings and deliveries by 3rd Party hauliers.
  • Verification of fuel invoices from Fuel Suppliers.
  • Monitoring of daily stock reconciliations at site level to ensure our sites are operating efficiently.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly stock reconciliations to ensure the ERP system reconciles to site data.




  • Support the Head of Finance – Operations / Finance Director on ad hoc projects as and when required
  • Interact with external / internal parties including customers, auditors and Group Compliance teams
  • Keep up to date on relevant accounting issues that may impact the business
  • Manage the Stock team in line with all Group HSE and other corporate policies
  • Ensure the cross training of the Stock Team members to ensure adequate holiday / leave cover can be maintained and ensure that all major team tasks are managed at all times



Competencies Required:

Education & Experience:

  • Qualified accountant.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to manage a team.
  • Knowledge and experience of stock management and analysis.
  • Experience in building and maintaining external 3rd party relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential.
  • Experience of SAP systems, or similar large ERP system necessary.
  • Excellent Microsoft excel skills.


If you are interested in the above role, please apply to job reference KR/584 on

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