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JD Sports Jobs 2023 – Operations Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Bury B

Website JD Sports

Additional Information:

Responsible to: Senior Central Operations Assistant

Department: Finance

Location: Bury Head Office

JD Overview:

JD Fashion Plc is a leading international multi-channel retailer of branded sports, fashion, and outdoor brands. Established in 1981 with a single store in the North-West of England, today JD is an industry leading retail business with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across a number of retail fascias in 32 markets around the world. JD is at the pinnacle of the global sports fashion industry, providing customers with a product range that remains both authentic and uniquely appealing across a highly differentiated omni-channel experience.

Our business model is split into Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019. In FY21, JD Sports Fashion Plc generated revenues of £6,167.3m, underlying PBT of £324.0m and net cash of £795.4m and a market capitalisation of £7.275bn.

JD won the International Excellence award at the Drapers Awards 2021 and was named best performing share of the 2010s with revenues increasing from £770m in 2010 to £6.1bn in 2021.

Role Overview:

Working alongside the Senior Central Operations Assistant to support on the following activities:

  • Barclaycard administration – ensure cardholder spend complies with policy
  • Expenses – review expenses for compliance
  • Banking administration – setting up payments and gaining final approval

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Barclaycard
    • Check all submissions for correct coding / VAT recovery / policy compliance
    • Liaise with cardholders to ensure all transactions are reviewed and submitted
    • Support cardholders on queries relating to card problems
    • Administration of new cardholder creation / cards cancellation
    • Recharge personal / out of policy spend as required

  • Employee expenses – provide support to employee out of pocket expenses using Core HR
    • Check VAT compliance and policy compliance
    • Ensure correct expense categories are selected
    • Support employees on expense queries and system guidance

  • Banking – create payments on the various banking platforms and obtain final approval

  • Foreign petty cash
    • Review foreign petty cash requests and issue cash to employees
    • Ensure policy is followed and paperwork / receipts / cash is returned at the end of the trip

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Experience required – microsoft outlook, excel and word
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to achieve high levels of accuracy whilst working under pressure
  • Experience of Oracle (EBS) an advantage


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