Commercial Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£30000 - £35000 per annum + study support
24 Jan 2018
22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Gleeson Recruitment Group is working exclusively with a prestigious business based in Kingswinford to appoint a Commercial Accountant on a permanent basis.

This is a newly-created role, and a rare opportunity to join an organisation offering a genuine career path for a CIMA/ACA/CA/ACCA studier who is ready for the next step.

The Role

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the area's fastest-growing businesses. The role will hold responsibility for high-quality management accounting output and supporting various other functions across the organisation, providing reporting and analysis to assist with future growth.

Principle areas of responsibility are as follows:

  • Due diligence activity for acquisitions and disposals, including liaison with banks, solicitors and senior management
  • Delivering robust reconciliations that confidently confirm the completeness and accuracy of financial performance
  • Preparation of journals and recording of various transactions for financial period ends
  • Working with Business Partners and other stakeholders to ensure financial projections are valid
  • Preparation of cash flow, budgeting and KPI information
  • Assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts and audit packs
  • Playing a key role in the monthly period end close including review of P&L and balance sheet, and production of management accounts
  • Supporting the team to provide ad hoc analysis and commercially focused information
  • Contributing ideas and insightful recommendations for process improvement and actively driving these forward
  • Monitoring and reviewing debt management processes and working closely with Credit Control to manage cash collection targets

Skills and Experience

  • ACA/CA/CIMA/ACCA part-qualified, ideally with strong exposure to a complex organisation that has experienced high-levels of growth via acquisition
  • A high level of comfort interacting with all levels of stakeholders, both within the business, and externally
  • Strong awareness of the fundamentals of accounting procedures and standards
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • High level of attention to detail and a satisfaction in accuracy
  • Highly-developed verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrable organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Committed team player with a genuine 'can do' attitude

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a great business offering a genuinely 'fast-tracked' career path. This role will pay £30,000-35,000 per annum + study support depending on experience. For further information, please call Jo Payne on 0121 631 1751, or apply using the link.

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