management accountant / commercial accountant in st. austell

16 August 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
job type
£ 40,000 - £ 45,000 per year, Car + benefits
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st. austell, south west
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 40,000 - £ 45,000 per year, Car + benefits
1 year pqe plus
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
01707 378511

job description

During an exciting period of business change, a Commercial Accountant is now required to join this well known and established business. The Commercial Accountant will report to the Senior Finance Business Partner. You will be responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial and management information to support and inform the local management team in the day to day management of the business.

Key responsibilities of the role are:

* Ensure all reporting requirements required for the integrity the business are completed
* Ensure that reporting is accurate and providing sufficient challenge and support to the business
* Provision of front line support to divisional management including attending local contract management and customer meetings where required, ensuring early warnings of deviation to forecast are provided to local management
* Supporting new contract tenders and mobilisations, establishing all financial reporting requirements
* Preparation of divisions overhead monthly reporting packs including full commentary and analysis
* Completion of weekly cash forecasts and management of local working capital
* Completion of Quarterly rolling forecasts and annual plans and forecasts for business segment
* Balance sheet analysis and reconciliation for key accounts
* Business partnering with operations and commercial team, forming part of the local management team

The Successful Applicant

* Ideally you will be a qualified Accountant (CIMA or equivalent)
* Excellent stakeholder management skills, with experience in team building and conflict management in challenging situations.
* Previous experience in a Commercial Finance role, preferably within FMCG
* Strong interpersonal and networking skills to successfully perform in a complex global matrix environment.
* Some experience in project management skills to lead the execution of projects that involve different and complex requirements across different areas of the company.
* Experience in data handling and using Advanced Excel skills to perform sales analyses.
* A high attention to detail.
* The flexibility to adapt to a fast-changing commercial environment.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


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