Controllership Analyst


Job Details


Normanton - Finance

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Salary

Closing Date

01/02/2019 17:00

About IPL

At IPL our role is very clear. We are here to improve the value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, sustainable supply chain solution. Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives.

We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing business in the UK. We have thousands of colleagues across multiple sites in the UK and in our country offices around the world.

About the site

Normanton is home to our head office and is also the largest of our operational sites where we pack fresh fruit, salad and vegetables.

Several of our support functions are based here as well as the majority of our Commercial and Buying teams. Our pack house is in operation 24 hours a day and 364 days a year, employing over 700 colleagues. We offer a broad range of roles based at site from Production Operatives to Technical Managers, Business Unit Administrators to IT Specialists.

About the Role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Controllership Analyst to join our Finance team based in our Head Office, Normanton.

Reporting into the Financial Controllership Manager the analyst position blends both accounting and compliance areas of the team, ensuring a robust controlled environment.

Accounting and control responsibilities including:

  • Capex and fixed asset accounting and balance sheet reconciliation preparation

  • VAT and duty accounting, including preparation of VAT returns, HMRC intrastat and other submissions, balance sheet reconciliations

  • Overseas accounting support

  • Central provision accounting and reconciliations

  • Key controllership month end colleague

Compliance responsibilities including:

  • Supporting the Group Financial Controller with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act /Anti-Corruption control reviews to ensure the IPL Group companies are compliant with the Walmart framework

  • Leadership of initiatives around process efficiencies and continuous improvement

  • Administration of compliance programmes, coordination of internal and external testing and meetings, liaising with internal and external stakeholders

  • Targeted internal monitoring of controls with issues highlighted for remedial action

  • Delivering internal compliance training as required

Skills & Experience Required

  • Current or imminent CIMA studier

  • Advanced Excel and power point skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication at all levels

  • Ability to work cross functionally

  • Teamwork, flexibility and effective communication skills

  • Confident challenging at multiple levels

What's in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • Paid annual leave

  • 10% Asda Discount

  • Colleague bonus scheme

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • 4x Life assurance

  • Social events

  • Free car parking.



Your place in our world

Manager - Financial Controller
Controllership Analyst