Commercial Accountant


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October 25, 2022
Job Type
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based across the UK, with sites in Liverpool, Warrington and Manchester, this global construction, property and management consultancy have further business interests across Europe. In a period of continued growth, the Northern region are seeking an experienced commercial accountant to join an established finance function.

Your New Role As Commercial Accountant:

As Commercial Accountant you shall assist in the continuous improvements to the commercial financial detail available to the wider and local business units. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role will work in close collaboration with the Operational Partners and the UK Finance team. The Commercial Accountant will work alongside the wider business to provide exceptional financial and commercial leadership to enable the success of the strategic plan. Ensuring governance and strong financial controls, this role shall work within a diverse finance team that operates on digital platforms to challenge, direct, and support the local and wider business units.

Main role duties:
• Production of management accounts to enable partnering with stakeholders
• Month end and year end journals
• Assist in the budgets / Forecasting
• Variance analysis and financial reporting to support the business
• Month end process management and enhancement to processes across the finance function.
• Assist, where appropriate, the central finance team
• Support to the operational teams with bids / tenders
• Provide cover to other business units during periods of annual leave
• Ad hoc projects and associated duties

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:

To be considered for this role you shall have previous experience in a similar role. A qualified accountant with at least 2 years experience at a senior level, you shall have strong commercial awareness and the ability to liaise with stakeholders. With solid analytical skills, you shall have the ability to manage workload effectively. An advanced user of Excel, you shall also have knowledge larger ERP systems and the ability to manipulate data.

Salary And Reward On Offer:
The business offer a competitive salary and a number of extra benefits. The operation work on a a hybrid model and can offer 2/3 days working from home. The business are keen to support personal development and offer study packages where required, enabling a clear route to progress for those looking to drive their career forward.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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