Commercial Accountant - £45k-£55k - Milton Keynes

Macildowie Associates
Milton Keynes, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Accountant - Milton Keynes - £45,000-£55,000

A blue chip employer based in Milton Keynes has an opportunity for a commercially-savvy accountant to join the Finance team. This is a great role to step into for someone newly qualified (in either practice or industry) as the role is vacant due to an internal promotion. You will be working closely with the Finance Director and the new Commercial Finance Manager day-to-day, with heavy involvement in forecasting, financial modelling and data analysis.

You will play a key role in influencing and challenging the leadership team, supporting the short and long term strategy of the business as well as identifying key areas of risk and opportunity for the group.

As a Commercial Accountant the main objective of this role is essentially to add to the bottom line. You will provide insight into how the business has been performing and where performance can be improved, as well as act as a business partner to the sales and front office teams.

Commercial Accountant - Key Responsibilities:
  • Create financial models to forecast business performance and help the leadership team understand where opportunities/risks lie
  • Act as a business partner to sales and operational teams to understand performance, challenge figures and help to drive profitability
  • Identify risks and opportunities in existing financial plans and implements plans to seize on those opportunities
  • Continuously improve the financial forecasting and reporting processes and always look out for ways to increase efficiency

You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with the personality and confidence to build relationships at different levels of the business. Given that this is a commercial accounting role, you will have a business-focused mind-set and be a quick decision maker. Naturally, you will be comfortable working with high volumes of data, having an attention to detail and being able to explain the commercial "story" behind the numbers.

Role is based in Milton Keynes and easily commutable from across Northants, Beds, Herts and Bucks.

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