Commercial Accountant

Marks Sattin Ltd
Bradford, UK
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Marks Sattin are pleased to be exclusively recruiting for a well-established UK marketing business with an international reach based in Bradford. Our client is looking for a hands on accountant who has a mix of commercial and management accounting experience. The role is very much hands on and offers you the chance to get under the skin of the business where you will help shape the future growth and direction of the company as it goes from strength to strength.

Purpose of the Role

A split role to support both the finance and operations team as well as other areas of the business. As part of the finance team, support the Group Finance Controller in generating the management and statutory accounts, preparation of budgets and cashflow forecasts, and providing cover for other members of the team. The commercial accountant role will involve supporting the Operations Director to provide financial, analytical and commercial insight to develop opportunities for the business.

Responsible for
  • Preparation of year end and monthly accounts and reporting packs for a group company and assist with the group accounts
  • Budget preparation, forecasting and cash flows for a group company
  • Certain balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide cover for other areas of finance
  • Generating and monitoring the KPI process
  • Depot productivity and network mapping analysis
  • Stock and storage analysis within our network
  • Development financial scenarios models and cost/benefit analysis
  • Procurement -support Operations Director with administration and control of all supplier contracts and charging structures, review and monitoring of supplier policy and costs
  • Potential of travel to depots to support commercial opportunities
  • Ad hoc tasks and data analysis for any team in the business

Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to work with a team of people and able to positively interact with their peers
  • Ability or experience with Iris software and Access Dimensions would be an advantage
  • Management accounting experience across all areas of finance/accounts
  • Commercial accounting experience or experience of driving through change
  • High level excel skills
  • Ability to adapt to different situations, self-motivated, analytical, intellectually curious, structured and a problem solver
  • Microsoft Office including Word, Power-point and Excel
  • Up to date with current reporting requirements

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