Commercial Accountant (interim)

Gleeson Recruitment Group
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Global leader looking to recruit an ongoing temporary Commercial Accountant based in Solihull. This is fantastic opportunity for someone looking to build their experience up in a leading organisation.

As the Commercial Accountant you will be responsible for

  • Manage all aspects of the month end process to Gross Margin level
  • Manage calculation and distribution of inter company invoices
  • Complete inter company reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Responsibility for stock accounting and reconciliation
  • Balance sheet accounting and completion of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide analysis as requested to the business to support the decision making process
  • Manage all aspects of Gross Margin reporting for month end and for ad hoc requests.
  • Work to tight deadlines to support the preparation of Corporate Finance returns over month end (eg Commentary's on Sales & Cost variances)
  • Assist in preparing Financial & Non-Financial measures to be published monthly across the business
  • Provide continual support to the commercial team and attend commercial meetings.
  • Calculate sales commissions for review and approval
  • Manage the post implementation financial review
  • Liaise with finance for timely and accurate invoicing
  • Liaise with client on contractual and payment issues
  • Support finance team with cash collection queries
  • Prepare and maintain gross margin analysis for all key projects

Commercial Accountant person spec:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working towards ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • At least 1 year relevant work history with the majority in a commercial environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal
  • Strong PC literacy, in particular Excel
  • Knowledge of financial systems and systems development
  • Effective analysis of data
  • Ability to influence people & gain their trust
  • Ability to work either in a team or independently
  • Numerate with attention to detail while at the same time seeing the big picture
  • Ability to work to increasingly tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy & clarity of information
  • Understanding of the information input into the systems & how it is presented
  • Self-motivation

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