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Date Added: Sun 01/11/2020

Commercial Accountant

Crewe, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Resourcery Group are working in partnership with a £600m t/o PLC to recruit an experienced Commercial Accountant to provide strategic, commercial and financial insight, advice and support to key business managers. The Commercial Accountant will act as a hands-on analyst and key finance business partner to commercial and operational stakeholders across the business. As Commercial Accountant you will form part of a team that will help drive and deliver performance enhancement through improved MI, commercial reporting, cash flow, forecasting and operational efficiencies.

Given the size and complexity of the business and the critical nature of the position, the successful applicant must be able to display high levels of both intellectual and emotional intelligence. As Commercial Accountant you must be both commercially and operationally aware and capable of driving behavioural change across a range of non-finance stakeholders at levels both above and below you in the organisation chart.

The role is broad incorporate aspects of Finance Business Partnering, Commercial Finance Management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Management Accounting and Transactional Finance. The role covers such areas as:

Forecasting & Budgets
Reporting and preparation of weekly, monthly, 12 month rolling forecasts
Annual Budgeting preparation and review as well as regular forecast updates
Daily Sales and Operational KPI’s, includes knowledge sharing and understanding across organisation
Prepare, co-ordinate and review weekly forecasting for submission to Senior Management team and Group

Commercial Reporting
Advise & guide senior managers ensuring that business decisions are underpinned by sound and appropriate financial planning, analysis and expertise.
Undertake financial modelling, scenario planning, business case preparation and option appraisal to support effective decision making and improved business performance
Effectively manage and develop key relationships with senior stakeholders - providing advice & key financial information to help inform strategic decisions
Variance analysis and reporting – building commercial awareness across the business
Responsible for regular commercial review of the company results, with a strategic view to help drive improvements in both process and performance


Management of purchasing decisions and contracts as well as procurement of from live markets on a daily basis
Management and review of contracts ensuring optimal purchasing decisions and adherence to terms
Commercial and financial support to the business advising on purchasing options daily

Cash Flow

Cash Flow Reporting and Management internally and to Group deadlines
Consolidation of company forecasts from all areas of the business
Financial modelling and improvement of reporting and analysis

Applicants for the role of Senior Commercial Accountant should be:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA Qualified Accountant
  • Be a strong commercial and operational stakeholder manager and possess high levels of EQ
  • Possess strong Financial & Commercial acumen, robust and confident decision making and influencing skills.
  • Possess Strong analytical skills and business partnering experience.
  • Ideally possess experience of Cognos TM1

Who are Resourcery Group?

We are one of the North West’s most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change and Transformation recruitment consultancies.

Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser by many of the region’s leading employers, from owner-managed SMEs and PE-backed business to listed PLCs.

We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach.

Resourcery Group specialise in talent identification, attraction, resourcing and retention, providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified, Part-Qualified and Transactional markets for Industry & Commerce, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit.

Please visit our website: #removed# for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.

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