Commercial Accountant - Financ

07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Accountant - Finance - Fareham

My client is looking for a Commercial Accountant to join their finance team based in Fareham.

Summarized Accountability:

· Responsible for pricing/transfer pricing within the UK and CE markets to tight deadlines
· Ensure protection and apply a proactive approach to margin management (Manage, review and challenge)
· Supporting continuous improvement along with providing accurate information whilst maintaining strong financial controls.
· Maintain P&L for each live SKU
· Produce quarterly P&Ls by SKU to National Account Managers
· Easily approachable due to the highly visible role within the business
· Support the Cost Control team with other duties to be determined
· Provide Training and Support to new team members around Commercials

Key Responsibilities:

· Produce accurate internal P&Ls for tenders to tight timescales to agreed hurdle rates
· Manage external pricing 'Bill of Materials' with Key Customers alongside National Account Managers
· Manage transfer pricing requests internally with other business units
· Challenge and identify margin reduction 'drivers' in submissions
· Support National Account Managers and New Product Development with commercial queries
· Continuous improvement of pricing process within the business

Financial Controls & Systems
· Operate and maintain an effective system of internal controls to ensure margin is protected at SKU level.
· Ensure efficient processes within the financial function and within cross functional processes involving finance
· Strong ability with excel (comfortable with vlookups, if statements, pivot tables and other general formulas) and able to support and teach other users around the business with this knowledge

Experience & Education

· Qualified accountant (ACMA/CGMA) with 2 years PQE or significant industry experience (QBE)
· A strong understanding of the key cost drivers of the FMCG industry
· Strong influencing and communications skills with the ability to interact with all associates at various levels
· ERP/AX Dynamics knowledge an advantage.

If this position is of interest please do not hesitate to apply'

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