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Commercial Accountant

  • Location: Berkshire, Slough
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: COMB-4554738
  • Recruiter: Matthew Brennan
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Recently qualified and keen to demonstrate your commercial finance skills? Well we are working on a role which give you the opportunity to challenge yourself in arguably one of Britain's most loved Consumer Businesses!

With a product line proudly occupying space on every major supermarket in the land, finance roles don't get much more commercial at this level.

As a Commercial Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Finance business partner to the Sales & Marketing teams.
  • Provide support, challenge and financial insight to achieve improved commercial performance through enhanced decision making, and optimal return on investment from trade spend, category marketing spend and new product launches
  • Provide commentary by customer and by segment to the Board and Senior Management on variances to Budget, Forecast and Prior Year at the end of each period.
  • Participate in Demand Review meetings with the Sales and Planning Teams, understanding and challenging changes in forecast since the previous period.
  • Prepare analysis to support Budget and Forecast submissions to Group head office.
  • Review of Category Marketing spend and challenging return on investment.

As you can see, this role is incredibly client facing, so you will need to demonstrate superior stakeholder management and communication skills. You will have recently finished your (CGMA/ ACA equivalent) and posses excellent accounting fundamentals, with a desire to add value.

This role is the perfect entry point for a rewarding and exciting career within FMCG, please apply ASAP if you feel that you have what it takes to make a real difference.

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