Commercial Accountant

Expiring today

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11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in Edmonton, are looking to recruit for a Commercial Accountant, reporting directly to the Senior Financial Controller. This role offers great exposure and the opportunity to join a very dynamic and social team. As a UK leading Building and Construction business, and a highly recognised company, with new offices and a scope to progress from this position within 18 months.

Client Details

Our client have great facilities, an impressive work environment and the opportunity to work in a huge household name. They are looking for a Commercial Accountant to be dependable and have a keen eye for detail, whilst offering the personal qualities and business expertise to work effectively in a high pressured environment. As a large Construction brand in the Edmonton, it is clear to why any one in the local area would want to work for them, especially with the company benefits on offer.


Key duties as a Commercial Accountant:

  • Ensure all reporting requirements required for the integrity the business are completed

  • Input into any bidding activity associated with the contract

  • Provision of front line support to business segment management including attending local contract management and customer meetings where required, ensuring early warnings of deviation to Forecast are provided to local management

  • Supporting new contract tenders and mobilisations, establishing all financial reporting requirements

  • Preparation of business segment/overhead monthly management accounts and reporting packs including full commentary and analysis

  • Completion of weekly cash forecasts and management of local working Capital i.e. WIP/Debt

  • Completion of Quarterly rolling forecasts and Annual Plans and Forecasts for business segment

  • Balance sheet analysis for key accounts

  • Management and development of support team including planning and objective setting, recruitment, and retention and performance management

  • Manage the interface between the business segment and relevant Shared Service or local support functions to ensure compliance with all Group, Services and Statutory obligations


Ideally a part qualified or finalist stage accountant or analyst, the chosen candidate will be competent modeller with strong excel skills.

The candidate for this Commercial Accountant position, must have worked in a hands on, role for the last two years.

Must haves:

  • PQ or Finalist in CIMA or ACCA

  • Intermediate Excel skills

  • Demonstration of strong personal drive

  • Strong communicator on work progress and confidence to present analysis back to division

  • Ability to drive projects forward against milestones

  • Capability to work under pressure and closely with senior management

Job Offer

This company offer a great working environment and support from all levels of senior management as they are keen for the right individual joining them as Commercial Accountant to be able to step up into an Commercial Finance Manager position within the next 18 months to 3 years.

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