Assoc Accountant

Date: 21-Apr-2022

Location: Uxbridge, Greater London, GB, UB11 1ET

Company: Hasbro

Hasbro European Services provides various services to Hasbro business units in Europe and the Middle East and Africa.


Job Title:

SSC Finance – Direct to Consumer inventory Associate Accountant



SSC Finance

Country & Site:

UK, Stockley Park

Anticipated Start Date:

May / June 2022

Reports to:

SSC Financial Accounting Manager

Date updated:

April 2022

Main Purpose of role:

Record / reconcile / analyse inventory and cost of sales movements for the Direct to Consumer business across Europe, and support H S A Europe financial & inventory accounting

Specific Responsibilities/Tasks:

Direct to Consumer Inventory

  • Prepare Cost of sales journal entries for Direct 2 Consumer sales entries
  • Prepare inventory adjustments and journal entries
  • Reconcile inventory quantities and values at month ends and after stock takes
  • Reconcile any month end timing differences such as Goods in transit / Sales adjustments
  • Work closely with logistics / operations teams to understand cause of variances and how to correct
  • Balance sheet reconciliations relating to Direct to Consumer business



  • Support the Direct to Consumer business expansion project across Europe continuing throughout 2022


Hasbro SA Europe financial accounting support

  • Banking transactions and reconciliations
  • Loan transactions and reconciliations
  • Foreign currency revaluations and currency hedging transactions
  • Fixed Assets / depreciation postings and reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Intercompany recharges / reconciliations
  • Other MPV / inventory related support
  • Ex-works documentation tracking and review





Staffing responsibilities:


Key Relationships:


  • SSC Finance – Financial accounting, Internal Controls, AP and AR
  • Logistics and operations teams
  • Direct to Consumer finance
  • International Treasury Centre (ITC)
  • Internal Audit (IAD)
  • VAT team








  • Third party logistics providers
  • External Auditors


Individual Specification




Qualifications required

University degree or equivalent, 2:1 or above 

Part qualified – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar



  • Previous accounting experience
  • Already studying for accounting qualification


  • Inventory experience
  • Accounting experience in a large multinational and/or FMCG environment





Knowledge and Skills

  • Fluent English
  • Competent user of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Word and Powerpoint
  • high level of attention to detail
  • Flexible and pro-active approach to task execution and delivery


SAP Knowledge

Highly skilled Excel



Strong organisational, planning, and analytical skills

Capacity to anticipate problems and to visualise and propose solutions

Communicates and collaborates clearly and effectively with enthusiasm, authority, and confidence

Self-starter with proactive approach to individual development and team motivation