Role details

Commercial Accountant

Woking   •   £5,000 - £400,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Join a well known FTSE listed business in the heart of Surrey
  • Building relationships internally and externally to provide Financial Support

About Our Client

A well known and growing FTSE 250 business in Surrey

Job Description

  • Accurate production and detailed understanding of monthly management accounts and forecasts, highlighting the financial impact of key risks and opportunities
  • Produce and interpret a detailed monthly reporting pack and present the financial position at monthly reviews to senior management
  • Provide proactive business analysis
  • Close Business Partnering, liaising with Operations, Programme/Project Managers and Project Analysts, displaying the confidence to support and challenge
  • Ensure all deals represented in the sales and revenue pipeline are forecast appropriately, highlighting where specific risks exist
  • Identify and address issues which affect business performance
  • Good understanding of balance sheet control. Management of WIP and debt balances and driving account cash collection
  • To be actively involved in improving reporting and processes across Finance

Typical Activities:

  • Preparation of monthly actuals and rolling 7 month forecasts and the interpretation of variances from a financial, commercial and delivery perspective
  • Close business partnering, providing financial knowledge to and working closely with operations and delivery colleagues, challenging decisions where appropriate
  • Provide financial governance across their portfolio of accounts, participate in monthly project reviews, challenging financial assumptions and identifying key risks
  • Ensuring WIP is invoiced and any client queries are resolved so that cash is collected on time
  • Consolidation of monthly review pack and production of financial content
  • Assisting with budget preparation
  • Ad hoc analysis

The Successful Applicant

Essential Skills:

  • Newly qualified accountant
  • Experience of project accounting
  • Good communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A real team player with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Possess high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive and a positive attitude
  • Advanced technical skills including Microsoft Excel

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus

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