FP&A Commercial Accountant (12 month FTC)

£55000.00 per annum
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract for an experienced FP&A Commercial accountant

Your new company
A highly entrepreneurial and values driven retail / consumer company with a turnover of around £60mil based near to Henley-on-Thames

Your new role

  • Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager in financial planning and analysis for the Sales and New Product Development teams.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in management reporting.
  • Management/ownership of commercial data within Cognos and Exceedra and development of these systems.
  • Preparing and processing month end positions for customer trade in conjunction with sales team.
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager in working with the Sales team - understand trading performance and related trade spend costs and help prepare financial evaluations of joint Business Plans with key customers
  • Preparing financial evaluations of the profitability of new products
  • Forecasting & Budgeting - Work cross functionally to support the preparation of the quarterly forecasts and the annual budget for the business
  • Prepare and post trade spend and marketing accruals for inclusion in the monthly management accounts, understand actual trade spend costs and report variances on these
  • Manage master data within Cognos
  • Support the Financial Controller by helping to prepare management reporting for the business - sales reporting and management accounts
  • Production of weekly and monthly reporting for senior management team

What you'll need to succeed

  • Be a qualified accountant with an ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification
  • Have really strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Have a solid commercial outlook - experience within FMCG would be preferable
  • Experience of SAP B1, Exceedra or Cognos would be advantageous
  • Have an interest in or willingness to become a super user of Cognos and Exceedra
  • Be driven and results orientated with a desire to achieve

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