Assistant Commercial Accountant

Hays A&F
England, Derbyshire, Chesterfield
£28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
17 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Thomas Turner
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

Exciting Permanent Assistant Commercial Accountant Role In Chesterfield plus study support

Our client is looking for an Assistant Commercial Accountant to join their growing team based in Chesterfield. This fantastic opportunity would suit a part qualified or qualified CIMA/ACCA candidate with a keen eye to detail, an analytical approach and the ability to communicate well at all levels of the business.

In your new role you will be working directly within the finance team reporting directly to the financial controller and maintaining strong links to the sales department.
There are 3 main areas to this position:

  • Management Accounts - Month-end management accounts tasks including: accruals, prepayments and variance analysis
  • New Business - including: pricing requests and tenders to achieve and drive profitability through commercial agreements
  • Existing business - Produce detailed commercial reviews on existing customers as requested by the sales team / financial control

The key responsibilities of this role are

  • Produce detailed commercial reviews on customers as requested by the sales team or financial control
  • Complete pricing requests for the national sales managers
  • Work with the sales team on tenders to ensure pricing is profitable and competitive
  • Weekly forecasting and detailed gross margin analysis buy customer
  • Maintain pricing rules on the business system
  • Ensure all price agreements are implemented within the financial systems
  • Update and maintain pricing models and retail price lists, including assumptions and current unit costs
  • Produce and review monthly management accounts including accruals, prepayments and variance analysis
  • Conduct monthly meetings to review performance and business needs
  • Prepare material heads of department to review in meetings
  • Monthly reconciliation of sales VAT queries for completion of the quarterly VAT return
  • Prepare annual budgets for relevant areas of responsibility and liase with respective departments
  • Support the Financial controller with ad hoc requests and provide analysis on commercial deals

To be successful in this role you will need

  • Relevant experience in the above responsibilities
  • To be a part or fully qualified CIMA / ACCA
  • Be able to work to strict deadlines
  • Have Pricing / Costing experience
  • Have strong Microsoft Office skills especially in excel (SUMIFs, VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables- Macros are desirable not essential)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
  • A keen attention to detail and analytical approach
  • Previous experience in a commercial role

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary of £28,000 - £33,000 depending on experience
  • Study support
  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00
  • 1 hour lunch
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Canteen on site

What you need to do now
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