Commercial Accountant

Peterborough, England
Up to £40000 per annum
05 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Scott Gregory
Job Type
HR Generalist
Contract Type
Full Time

Ashley Kate UK are proud to be partnering with a leading Food Manufacturer in Peterborough who now need to appoint a Commercial Accountant to join the business following some exciting restructures to their busy Finance Team.

The focus of the role is to drive business performance.

Reporting to the company Finance Manager, the role will include a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to:

·Analysing and reporting monthly sale, gross margin retentions, and relevant balance sheet accounts.
·Reviewing the business commercial and product costings and reporting on finding to the Senior Management.
·Verify and report on promotional discounts and promotional transactions
·Own and report weekly on sales forecasting, business margin and cash flow forecasting
·VAT return
·Leading in actions to resolve short dated/out of date/finished goods to ensure provisions are replaced in a timely manner
·Build strong relationships with mangers and support the business plans wholeheartedly
·Support and drive commercial plans and supply chain
·Develop and understand internal SAP systems and champion the software, providing training to other team members
·Additional Finance projects as allocated by the Finance manager

Skills & Qualifications;

·CIMA or ACCA qualified or equivalent
·Proven experience of driving sales performance in an operational environment and able to implement business plans
·Advanced Excel skills
·Advanced user on SAP or similar
·Excellent communication skills

You should have strong commercial awareness, a decision maker demonstrating rationale and logical, a problem solver with a can do attitude.
Should this describe you then we want to hear from you.

If you are interested in this role, please apply or contact Ashley Kate for further details.

Ashley Kate specialise in recruitment nationwide for temporary, contract and permanent roles. We give equal priority to our candidate and client relationships and ensure we deliver a highly professional consultancy service at all times.

Ashley Kate operates as a Recruitment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment Business for the provision of temporary candidates.