Commercial Finance Accountant

Seymour John
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Finance Accountant

West Midlands


£35-37,000 + car


Our client, a listed true market leader based in the West Midlands, is looking for talented individuals to join their Commercial Finance Team.

In this Commercial Finance Accountant role, you will act as business partner to the Directors of Commercial, Operational and Marketing, as well as being the 'go to’ finance professional for their wider sales and marketing teams. Being able to build strong relationships - at multiple levels and between functions - is therefore critical to success in this role.

The role itself is hands on, and you will enjoy working at pace in a lively environment. You will have plenty of opportunity to demonstrate how you can turn complex information into meaningful insights for the business; as well as taking the lead on driving projects through to completion. The role reports directly to the Head of Commercial Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Owning the month end accounting cycle, and weekly/monthly reporting
  • Leading the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process for your areas
  • Providing robust analysis on performance trends, business opportunities and financial risks
  • Getting involved in projects and ad-hoc activities across the wider Company
  • Managing and developing your team

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  • Have post-qualification experience in a commercial finance role
  • Possess excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be able to both constructively challenge others, and be challenged
  • Have excellent IT skills - particularly MS Excel, and ideally SAP and BW