Commercial Accountant Position, South Lanarkshire
Rutherford Cross
Published
March 10, 2021
Location
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Job Type
Region
- Motherwell
Sector
Industry and Commerce
Specialism
Commercial Finance

Description

Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working in partnership with Finsbury Food Group business based in South Lanarkshire to recruit a Commercial Accountant.

The purpose of the role is to support decision-making to the  Commercial team in order to maximise profit delivery.

Key duties include:

  • Review of monthly rolling Commercial Forecasts
  • Preparation & review of Commercial Budgets & Re-forecasts
  • To prepare pre-& post promotional activity analysis
  • Provision of all ad hoc financial support as required by the Sales & Commercial teams
  • Provision of financial support for the development and negotiation of Joint Business Plans
  • To attend and where required provide input to the following key meetings – weekly sales call, monthly commercial meetings, NPD project meetings
  • To own the financial evaluation of Commercial NPD projects from concept to post launch

Candidate requirements:

  • Relevant experience from a manufacturing, distribution or supply chain background, FMCG is advantageous
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proven experience in the development and delivery of management information and financial analysis
  • Advanced Excel skills working with large and complex spreadsheet models
  • Strong database skills
  • Excellent all-round communication skills.
  • Consistent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a ‘can do’ flexible attitude
  • Willing to go ‘the extra mile’
  • Prioritisation of own time within a team environment with tight deadlines and changing priorities

On offer:

  • Salary £40,000-£50,000
  • Company Pension
  • 34 days holiday including stats

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