Commodity Accountant

England, Wiltshire, Swindon
£55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension
06 Feb 2023
13 Feb 2023
JN -022023-5931357
Ryan Hirons
Job Title
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an excellent interim opportunity for a candidate that has strong Excel and analytical skills to join my client on a 12 month fixed term basis. This role is in the supply and trading division with focus on the monthly accounts for commodities traded in the UK.

Client Details

My client are a market leading energy business with a really strong presence in the Wiltshire area.


The key responsibilities:

  • On a monthly basis reconcile IAS results with the Risk department's monthly P&L reports and work to resolve/explain issues or differences.
  • Review control environment to ensure integrity of information leaving the team.
  • Ability to develop, nurture and manage close relationships across the business and in multiple locations.
  • Present and explain financial results to Risk, Controlling and the wider Accounting teams.
  • Reconcile and analyse key balance sheet accounts and prepare commentary.
  • Prepare ad-hoc management reports, carry out project work as required and respond to specific questions or requests as appropriate.
  • Prepare information for, and respond to, audit queries.
  • Identify and implement improvements to the reporting process


The successful candidate for this role will possess the following:

  • A full and recognised accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 3+ years experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and towards strict deadlines
  • Advanced skills with Excel, experience of using SAP
  • Experience of dealing with large volume of data
  • Good analytical skills

Job Offer

There is an excellent remuneration package on offer including bonus and pension. My client need to move quickly in terms of onboarding so only candidates immediately available, or available at short notice, can be considered.