Commercial Accountant

England, Middlesex, Enfield
£34500 - £38500 per annum + Full study support, Health Care
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Jordan Gutteridge
Job Title
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in Enfield, are looking to recruit for a Commercial Accountant, reporting directly to the Senior Financial Controller. This role offers great exposure and the opportunity to join a very dynamic and social team. As a UK leading business, and a highly recognised company, with new offices and a scope to progress from this position within 18 months.

Client Details

Our client have great facilities, an impressive work environment and the opportunity to work in a huge household name. They are looking for a Commercial Accountant to be dependable and have a keen eye for detail, whilst offering the personal qualities and business expertise to work effectively in a high pressured environment. As a large FMCG brand in the Enfield, it is clear to why any one in the local area would want to work for them, especially with the company benefits on offer.


Key duties as a Commercial Accountant:

  • Financial reporting of and insight into cost of sales and overheads to ensure the best decisions and improvements are made based on accurate and insightful information.

  • Build highly effective relationships with key cross functional personnel involved.

  • Support and influence management team at the Enfield site to deliver conversion cost improvements.

  • Help to drive and embed a continuous improvement culture across both the finance and operational teams.

  • Responsible for the preparation and take complete ownership of the monthly management accounts pack, assist in annual budget/projection, BI monthly forecasts and year end accounts.

  • Deliver accurate cost of sales and overhead reporting with key variances to budget / forecast which are fully understood and effectively communicated to site management

  • Responsible for completion and submission of reports, analysis and data

  • Work with site teams to investigate adverse operational variances and develop countermeasures.
    Support the site in its lean manufacturing development e.g. production meetings, process auditing and Key Performance Indicators.


Ideally a part qualified or finalist stage accountant or analyst, the chosen candidate will be competent modeller with strong excel skills.

The candidate for this Commercial Accountant position, must have worked in a hands on, role for the last two years.

Must haves:

  • Part qualified in CIMA or ACCA

  • Intermediate Excel skills

  • Demonstration of strong personal drive

  • Strong communicator on work progress and confidence to present analysis back to division

  • Ability to drive projects forward against milestones

  • Capability to work under pressure and closely with senior management

Job Offer

This company offer a great working environment and support from all levels of senior management as they are keen for the right individual joining them as Commercial Accountant to be able to step up into an Commercial Finance Manager position within the next 18 months to 3 years.