Commercial Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Warrington
  • Applications have closed.
  • £40000 - £45,000

Following another successful year and significant growth, our client, a rapidly expanding Distribution business close to the Warrington area has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially focused Commercial Accountant to play an integral part of the strategic direction for a fast-paced organisation with an ambitious, yet achievable growth strategy.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for building strong relationships with finance and non-finance department heads, providing key financial information across the group that will influence strategic decision making.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide robust financial support to manage and improve profitability across the Group
  • Become a key player in helping the team transform current processes, procedures and management reporting
  • Monitor and analyse trends in revenue, margin and customer profitability, recommending appropriate action plans
  • Oversee preparation and interpretation of commercial KPI’s
  • Pivotal contact between the Commercial team and the Finance team to ensure accuracy of revenue
  • Build relationships with all departments, and work with department heads to identify projects through which commercial finance can support and add value
  • Own the Group Budgeting and Rolling Forecast model
  • Financial modelling of new business cases and building new revenue models
  • Preparing and presenting alternative commercial options and scenarios
  • Support the forecasting, budgeting and strategic decision-making processes
  • Support month end process (c. 3 days per month)
  • Support the business in developing an appropriate MI system to provide appropriate analysis for decision making


Key Skills

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant
  • Detail orientated with strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Self-starting and able to identify value- add opportunities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills (experience of MS Power BI an advantage)
  • Advanced numeracy, including ability to model scenarios and sensitivities


Following a new recent investment, the successful candidate will join the business amidst a significant period of change, offering the individual the opportunity to make a real impact on the group from day one.



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Dave Kissack

Dave Kissack is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dave if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07730 252499

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