Commercial Accountant

Cavendish Maine
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Commercial Accountant

Location: London

Salary: Competitive, on application

Job Ref: VL/19704

Purpose of the role:

This is an exciting new role for my client, reporting to the Head of Commercial and Pricing you will be responsible for developing a financial reporting suite for financial management, profitability performance and investments. Develop a client profitability and pricing model to support the business and enhance client service.

Specific duties:

  • Working with the Head of Commercial Finance & Pricing to develop a Financial management information suite to support the strategic goals.
  • Support in the development financial metrics and tools to support Financial reporting, profitability growth, pricing and innovation to maximise profitability.
  • Automate and simplify current financial reporting and adapt to stakeholder usage.
  • Deliver strong financial business partnering.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professional expertise and insight into the commercial context.
  • Drive Practice Group and Sector financial performance.
  • Develop pricing methods and provide pitch support to the business covering tenders to clients including, alternative fee proposals and ongoing post tender review.
  • Develop and deliver commercial finance training.

Skills and experience required:

  • Degree educated, with relevant professional qualifications.
  • Highly developed understanding of business strategy supported by accountancy.
  • 3-5 PQE experience in leading effective teams in a complex business environment, ideally within professional services.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with an ability to write insightful financial and commercial commentaries based upon sound financial management.
  • Expertise with Excel and Financial reporting tools is essential.
  • Strong commercial awareness with experience and ability in understanding complex and diverse business requirements.
  • Previous experience in a financial services, legal or professional services environment is required.

Benefits: Excellent salary and benefits package on application, central Bristol very modern offices, 35 hour week, excellent working environment.

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