Assistant Commercial Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
South West England
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking to recruit an Assistant Commercial Account who will report to the Commercial Accountant. The successful post-holder will be responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial / management information to support and inform the local management team.

Client Details

Our client is a large international PLC who operate globally across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, they are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

With a network of 88 UK offices they offer national coverage across all of their core activities and employ circa 20,000 people.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of front line support to business segment management including attending local contract management and customer meetings where required
  • Maintenance of weekly and monthly timesheet and costing information
  • Assisting the Commercial Accountants with new contract mobilisations so that all financial reporting requirements are in place
  • Assisting with the preparation of business segment management accounts, including reporting packs / commentary and analysis
  • Preparation of analysis in respect of WIP, Debt and cash positions on contracts
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual business plans
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Interfacing with local and group support functions
  • Completion of adhoc analysis as required by the Commercial Accountant and wider business
  • Deputising for the Commercial Accountant where required


Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant management accounting knowledge in a commercial environment is essential
  • Must demonstrate a good standard of Ms Excel skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Please only apply for this role if you have previously or are currently studying towards AAT, CIMA or ACCA

Job Offer

Basic salary up to £30,000 plus study support and an excellent benefits package

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