Commercial Accountant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £50,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Accountancy
  • Deadline:
    Open
  • Job ID:
    80467

Commercial Accountant – Staines – £50k hybrid working

FRS are recruiting a Commercial Accountant for a market leading food manufacturing business based in Staines. If you thrive in cross-functional teams, if you have a passion for unearthing financial insights and are looking for an environment where you are supported to deliver to a high standard and enabled to take ownership in all you do, then this is the role for you!

Duties Will Include

Be a core member of cross functional Business Teams, in pursuit of delivering in year targets and seeking out new opportunities for growth
Work collaboratively with commercial and operational teams to develop business cases and model scenarios, such as building innovation P&Ls, exploring new promotional mechanics and evaluating the impact of commodity pricing
Partner with Account Managers in building annual customer joint business plans, exploring opportunities to grow our business and ensuring we deliver against our business strategy
Demonstrate bold curiosity by identifying trends and proactively presenting key findings and recommendations to the commercial teams
Take ownership for providing month-end variance analysis, outlining emerging trends or issues and sharing actionable insights
Take a lead in delivering robust and accurate financial forecasts, identifying risks & opportunities and presenting forecasted outlook to senior stakeholders and wider commercial teams
Partner with commercial stakeholders to review promotional performance, analysing the return on investment and effectiveness of our trade spend investments and challenging sales teams to optimise future promotional plans
Continuously identify opportunities to streamline and improve efficiency of our financial processes and seek ways to add more value
Suitable Candidates Will Have / Be

Part / Fully Qualified (CIMA, ACCA)
Ideally experienced within the FMCG / Food Manufacturing sector
Advanced MS Excel ability
Power BI experience would be advantageous
What”s on Offer?

A salary of circa £50k depending on experience (potentially negotiable on experience)
Career progression
Social events
Company discounts and high street perk scheme
Access to a bespoke employee assistance programme