Senior Commercial Accountant

First Hand Recruitment
Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset
£40000 - £45000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Currently going through a strong period of growth and profitability, our client has won numerous awards as a good employer and now has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Commercial Accountant to join them in a key role at their offices in Dorchester, Dorset.

This is an integral role in the UK Finance team, where you will display your ability to plan, predict, maintain and present periodic project and financial performance to Senior Business Heads.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:

· Experience of Project Accounting with specific knowledge gained within a long-term contract accounting
· Proven track record in delivery of budgeting / forecasting cycles and the ability to present to Senior
Business Heads.
· Excellent IT skills, in particular Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft/Windows application experience with
potential to contribute to process and reporting improvements.
· Knowledge of Dynamics AX and SharePoint would be advantageous.

Reporting into the Financial Controller and with responsibility for one direct report, this is an integral role within the finance team in which you will be responsible for the delivery of key financial information relating to long term projects, presenting updates on financial performance against budgets and forecasts to senior management across the business. As well as the provision of periodic reporting to present key financial and operational performance, you will appraise and challenge cash-flow and levels cost associated with bid proposals.

With experience of project accounting and a working knowledge of long term contract accounting, together with the interpretation of financial KPIs, you will need to demonstrate an ability to influence at all levels, whilst developing strong relationships and improving processes to drive performance