Gleeson recruitment are delighted to be working in partnership with this logistics business in Chesterfield, to recruit a Commercial Accounting Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong commercial manager, to work across multiple sites with various operational teams, having ultimate responsibility for the MI output of two small finance teams. Proven management ability, people skills, drive and a passion for management accounts are key to this role. You will need to show determination to find efficiencies and be able to manage multiple deliverables and stakeholders.
This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced accountant wishing to further their career in a growing and diverse Group. The role will report to the Senior Manager, who is based off-site, so you will be happy to work autonomously. You will work closely with the sites' management teams to provide high quality P&L analyses, challenge and improve processes, and build relationships to ensure a thorough understanding of the customer contracts and key site cost drivers.
The role includes:
Management and development of 3 staff members in finance.
Oversee and review the weekly P&L reporting
Provide weekly costing support and submit KPI information as required
Oversee and review monthly management accounts for all profit centres, providing support to team as required
Client face to face meetings
Review and understand commercial agreements, with negotiation experience
Produce MI to various external and internal stakeholders
Lead annual budget process and periodic forecasting for those P&Ls responsible
In order to be considered, you will have advanced Excel and with some modelling experience and be a qualified accountant. You will also have staff management experience, and have a commercial mind, with the ability to manage various stakeholder expectations and deliverables. Logistics or distribution industry experience would be desirable.
In return, you will receive a salary of up to C £55,000 with excellent benefits including 10% annual bonus, flexible working, generous pension at 6%, free on site parking, private health care, 25 days holiday, plus lifestyle benefits. If you are interested in hearing more, please call Sophie Evans at Gleeson, on 07812 079718, or apply direct.