The role of Commercial Accountant Commercial Finance team in Peterborough, reporting to the Head of Finance. This is a great opportunity to work within a marketing leading brand based in Peterborough which offers exceptional visibility to a large number of stakeholders across the operational and commercial elements of the business.
Ownership and management the below responsibilities between this role and that of the analyst:
Review of analyst’s outputs and keeping the Head Of Finance informed of all movements across the areas of responsibility.
Liaise with Commercial Finance teams across multiple locations to understand the outcomes of their review.
Accounting for the weekly and month-end processes for the sales and marketing teams.
Management of associated balance sheet accounts as agreed between the Commercial Accountant and the Head Of Finance e.g. deferred or accrued revenues, accrued or prepaid costs, as appropriate, and any provisions
Continuous review of current processes for appropriateness, identifying and implementing areas for improvements and efficiencies
Keeping the business informed of any financial risks or opportunities as they arise
Relationship building and liaison with all Finance and commercial finance counterparts (especially important in areas of shared ownership or responsibility)
Support the team in ad hoc projects for example systems and process redevelopment and reviews
To apply for the role you will need to be fully ACCA, ACA, CIMA qualified or equivalent
Management experience preferred
Commercially aware coupled with strong accounting skills
Rigorous analytical skills with good attention to detail
Strong excel skills
Excellent communication skills
Proven logistical and organisation skills
Confident and professional manner
Willingness to challenge existing practice and implement process improvement
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders