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Commercial Accountant - Sales Finance

Commercial Accountant - Sales Finance

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

  • Contact email:

    robanderson@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH20786_1590571561

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-26

  • Consultant:

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Commercial Accountant and business partner with the National Account Teams to develop and build strong relationships so that you are fully involved in their financials.


Represent finance within customer core teams, focused on driving growth & profitability
Complete ad-hoc financial analysis on UK management projects to ensure robust financials behind decision making process
Review pricing structure across all products within the customer to maximize profitability

ROLE


Work within the team to develop new tools & systems to improve the return on trade investment
Review quarterly customer forecasting & annual plans
Assess and improve the profitability of Category product launches
Track and supervise the customer budget and spend with proven ability to challenge where returns on spend not achieved
Perform key tasks within the commercial finance team, to ensure that reporting is both timely & accurate

Requirements

Preferably a qualified CIMA accountant with outstanding IT skills / report creation skills

Good academic background and strong commercial awareness and previous experience of business partnering in a cross functional environment with a preference for experience in the FMCG/Retail industry

  • Driven to take on additional responsibility in an organisation that provides a high level of autonomy with ambition to progress your career within commercial finance.
  • Proven track record of building relationships outside of the finance function with well-developed communication skills
  • Confident at the challenging the status quo and both influencing and challenging decisions at a senior management level
  • Multi-tasking - need to be organised, highly efficient and able push multiple projects forward at the same time
  • Entrepreneurial - help the commercial team develop new initiatives / spot and resolve problems
  • Advanced Powerbi or Tableau and Excel skills with experience of scenario modelling

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