GBP00063 - 50000 / annum
3rd September 2018
Accounting and Finance
Robert Half Finance & Accounting are recruiting a Commercial Accountant for a market leading service provider based in Milton Keynes.
In the position of Commercial Accountant Milton Keynes, the primary purpose of this role will be to play a key part within the Head Office finance function, helping deliver the strategic direction of the finance team.
Key responsibilities will include:
* Continuously develop rigorous controls and processes and ensure these are adhered to.
* Produce management information within the required timescales, including Business Review, Business Plan, Board packs, KPIs, dashboards, trackers and forecasts.
* Provide robust and timely financial reporting and advice to aid strategic decision making.
* Review trends and challenge current performance, identifying risks and opportunities within the finance department and the wider business.
* Provide a support service to other finance areas and the wider business through the appraisal and analysis of financial performance and the implementation of best practice.
* Work collaboratively across all business functions to share and implement best practice and develop the financial understanding of team members at all levels.
* Ensure delivery of key financial measures, including the year end audit, statutory accounts and changes in accounting standards.
* Liaise with external auditors to provide assurance over approach and methodology with regard to year end processes. * Support the HO departments in making commercial decisions to ensure the achievement of business plan targets.
* Liaise with external advisers to make recommendations of best practice and ensure adoption into daily processes.
* Perform analytical modeling to evaluate ROI proposals, critically reviewing and making appropriate recommendations to the business.
* Provide financial support, insight and analysis on key strategic projects, acting as finance lead where required.
* Responsible for the development of junior finance team members.
* Be actively involved in commercial negotiations as and when required.
The successful candidate will require the following:
* Degree educated as well as CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification.
* Previous experience in a large, fast-paced environment.
* Proven commercial track record and experience working cross-functionally.
* Ability to effectively engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders at Senior Management level.
Market leading service provider based in Milton Keynes currently going through an expansion transition. This role will provide a rare opportunity to play a pivotal part in the undertaking of a market leading business' strategic objectives. As a result, you will be given an exceptional chance to build an extensive profile across the wider company's Senior Management within a business that has a proven track record for career progression.
Salary & Benefits
£45,000 - £50,000 plus benefits
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