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Commercial Accountant

Hull, Yorkshire
£32,000 to £35,000
Job Type
28 Dec 2022
Are you a part-qualified CIMA/ACCA studier and wondering how you might find a role that uses the financial discipline you've trained to understand in an environment that is interesting and challenging; allowing you to work across the whole business?

Elevation Accountancy & Finance are pleased to be recruiting for a growing manufacturing business based in Hull as they look to strengthen their team by bringing in a Commercial Accountant to manage cost and commercial aspects of the financials in order to help maximise business profitability.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a reliable and self-motivated Accounts professional to join a well established team in a varied position.

Benefits will include:

Bonus dependent upon individual and company performance
22 days holiday, plus statutory holidays
Westfield Health scheme

Duties of the Commercial Accountant will include:

Preparation of the monthly KPI pack for onward submission to the Board of Directors
Preparation of the weekly sales and related activities KPI pack for the local management team
Support to the Management Accountant in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and supporting analysis
Monthly margin reporting & investigation and analysis of variances
Pro-active involvement with the managers and their teams in respect of the monthly accounts, process improvements and the KPIs, in order to improve the efficiencies and margins and drive forward profitability
Detailed review of how efficiently we are utilising sub-contractors
Involvement in detailed sales forecasting based on outstanding sales orders and sales quotes
Responsible for the annual budget process and updating P&L and monthly cashflow forecasts
Pro-active involvement in the development of the ERP systems (SAP Business One), Ensure that best practice in respect of IT/SAP processes is adopted across the business
Involvement in the financial year end statutory audit process
Support on procurement processes and other regional or national contracts
Other ad hoc reports, as required

The successful Commercial Accountant will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

Manufacturing sector experience would be highly advantageous although not essential
An accounting (or similar) degree and be actively (or intend to begin) studying for a recognised professional accountancy qualification, preferably CIMA
Ideally a minimum of 6 months practical experience of accounting within a similar Finance Department prior to the role
Good IT skills, ideally experience of working with ERP systems
Ability to grow with the business and add value to the business

If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, please don't hesitate to contact us today.

If you are interested in this role or would like further information, please don't hesitate to contact Jess Gazda who will be happy to discuss the role in more detail.
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  • Job Reference: 847997665-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Hull, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent