Commercial Accountant (Qualified)

Sewell Wallis Ltd
11 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working in partnership with a large, leading South Yorkshire based business looking to recruit an experienced and motivated candidate to take on the role of Commercial & Rebate Accountant. We require a bright and highly motivated individual to be responsible for the accurate recognition of Supplier, Divisional, Marketing, Contract Support and Customer Rebates in the accounts and ensuring the timely collection of receipts and making payments where appropriate.

Do you want to work in a thriving business environment? Do you enjoy working with others? Are you looking to develop your career? If so, this could be the role for you!

What does the role involve?

Based at their Head Office in Sheffield, you will have the responsibility for the control and operation of the monthly accrual for Supplier Rebate income across the business, including a monthly review with the Senior Finance Team. As part of the role, you will ensure that processes for accruing and releasing rebates are robust, and are followed, and will require you to regularly liaise with internal and external audit.

In addition, you will manage the timely collection of rebate debtor against budget, challenging any discrepancies vs expected receipt, the monthly accrual and collection of Divisional, Marketing and Contract Support Rebates and the monthly accrual and payment of Customer Rebates, along with the production and review of Balance Sheet reconciliations.

You will be responsible for ensuring all relevant software tools are updated accurately by the Procurement team to reflect agreed terms, monthly supplier confirmations and re-forecasting, and produce and manage the Rebate Tracker, collating data from the rebate management software. You will produce a monthly full reconciliation of internal rebate accrual vs Rebate Tracker and identify opportunities to maximise rebate earnings potential.

You will be a fully-qualified accountant with a strong technical background and have a rigorous attention to detail, being able to work to stringent agreed processes. You will be able to demonstrate strong communication skills with proven ability to work across functional boundaries. You must have an understanding of how supplier rebates work and experience of working with rebate management software is an advantage.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers

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