Commercial Accountant

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£30000 - £40000 per annum
17 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017
Jacqueline Harris
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

A Commercial Accountant role has arisen within a large, well known FMCG organisation, based in Manchester. As Commercial Accountant you will play a pivotal role in providing critical business intelligence, for Head Office Overheads and Operational results on a monthly basis as well as Business Partner with the Executive Leadership Team and Senior Management.


About the job

As Commercial Accountant, you will be required to business partner with the Executive Leadership Team, and the Senior Management team to aid the decision making process, and drive efficiencies through the business, as well as:

  • Provide accurate delivery of all Head Office overhead budgets and forecasts throughout the year
  • Assist with the co-ordination of the Group Commercial Budget and Forecast
  • Provide finance support to Group Finance, other functions and processes
  • Understand the financial reporting impacting on Head Office overheads to enable accurate reporting, interpretation and analysis of data
  • Manage expectations of key stakeholders ensuring clear communication as to responsibilities, timescales and output

About you

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Experience of Financial Reporting in a FMCG/Manufacturing environment
  • Commercial awareness, and an understanding of an FMCG Commercial environment
  • Experience in a business facing Finance Business Partnering role
  • Extensive experience in Governance and Control
  • Confident to interact with all levels within the business

About the Organisation

A large, well known FMCG Organisation based in Manchester who have recently experience growth and are therefore looking to develop their head office function