Interim Gross Margin Accountant

Michael Page Finance
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client - a well known Glasgow based Utilities business - are looking for an interim Gross Margin Accountant for a 12 month contract.

Client Details

A very well known, rapidly growing Utilities business


The role will involve:

  • Ownership of the Gross Margin reporting and forecasting processes, delivery of timely, accurate financial information relevant to Gross Margin to senior finance team members
  • Prepare the monthly Gross Margin Management Accounts including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
  • Maintain an internal control framework appropriate and relevant to Gross Margin reporting.
  • Provide weekly update of Gross Margin position to Senior Management
  • Responsibility for all relevant balance sheet control account reconciliations.
  • Managing the relationships with key stakeholders and information providers for Gross Margin performance reporting including e.g., Optimisation and Customers division.
  • Prepare annual Medium Term Plan Gross Margin forecasts, provide challenge to input assumptions, prepare explanation and commentary.
  • Scenario forecasting of income and collateral requirements for inclusion in cash flow sensitivity.


The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Ability to co-ordinate financial activities (eg monthly reporting or business planning) across a large organisation to ensure timely and accurate data
  • Significant experience in a financial or management accounting role within a large organisation
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of management and staff
  • Some experience of SAP and good Excel modelling skills would be an advantage

Job Offer

A competitive interim salary

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