Commercial Accountant RM104023
Job Industry: Newly / Recently Qualified
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: RM104023
- Do you have a flair for MI and proven commercial finance acumen?
Wilkinson & Associates are currently partnering with a highly acquisitive business that is consolidating the market in their respective sector.
A well regarded company, they're actively seeking to appoint a Commercial Accountant to work closely with the FP&A Manager and CFO. The role has been created to directly support the Scotland MD and Senior Management team in driving the profitability of the Scottish businesses, in particular as regards trading and gross margin analysis, and commercial support in customer and product profitability analysis.
The role of the commercial accountant will involve the utilisation and analysis of the data from the ERP system to influence commercial decision making and provide valued recommendations for
Summary of role profile:
*Development and preparation of monthly P&L accounts for all sites
*In depth margin and profitability analysis
*Product/Segment profitability analysis
*Development of business dashboard reporting
*Commercial support for pricing and margin protection initiatives
*Management of rebates monitoring and analyses
*Development of cash flow metrics and analysis thereof and involvement in working capital improvement initiatives
*Supporting reforecasting and budgeting activities
To be considered for the role you should be proven in a highly analytical, commercially aware and qualified accountant. You should have intermediate / advanced MS Excel skills and any exposure to VBA would be highly advantageous. Previous experience of creating suites of MI is expected and you should be comfortable presenting to and influencing senior management. It will be vital that as well as being a strong analyst, the successful candidate is a strong communicator and is able to gain a commercial understanding of the business from the outset.