Inventory Count Sheet Template

An inventory count sheet template is used by a business to record the results of a physical inventory count at the end of an accounting period.

Inventory includes raw materials, work in process (WIP), and finished products, further details of which can be found in our inventory tutorials.

In use, the inventory count sheets are sequentially numbered and issued to the person carrying out the physical count by a responsible member of staff.

Details Recorded on the Inventory Sheet

For each inventory sheet the following details are recorded:

  1. Sequential sheet number
  2. Department where inventory is located. (e.g. warehouse)
  3. Name of the person carrying out the physical count.
  4. The reference (sku) number relating to the inventory item.
  5. A description of the inventory item
  6. The physical quantity counted.
  7. The location of the inventory item (e.g. bay 4)
  8. Signature of the person carrying out the count.
  9. The date the count took place

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The PDF file available for download below, will help you to produce your own inventory count sheets.

Blank Inventory Count Sheet Template Free Download

The blank inventory count sheet template is available for download in PDF format by following the link below.

Notes and major health warnings
Users use this free inventory count sheet example at their own risk. We make no warranty or representation as to its accuracy and we are covered by the terms of our legal disclaimer, which you are deemed to have read. This is an example of stock inventory sheet that you might use. It is purely illustrative. This is not intended to reflect general standards or targets for any particular company or sector. If you do spot a mistake in the simple inventory sheet, please let us know and we will try to fix it.
Last modified June 5th, 2019 by Michael Brown

About the Author

Chartered accountant Michael Brown is the founder and CEO of Double Entry Bookkeeping. He has worked as an accountant and consultant for more than 25 years in all types of industries. He has been the CFO or controller of both small and medium sized companies and has run small businesses of his own. He has been a manager and an auditor with Deloitte, a big 4 accountancy firm, and holds a BSc from Loughborough University.

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