This company, based in Trafford Park is looking for a Commercial Accountant with a logistics/manufacturing industry experience, to provide timely and accurate financial information to support the growth and profitability of the business. The successful candidate will possess strong commercial awareness and take a hands-on approach becoming a key member of the leadership team, providing strategic reporting to assist in the development of the business.
Key responsibilities in this role will include:
Analysis of the financial accounts, identifying improvements & working with the operations team to improve efficiencies.
Supporting the Directors and Sales team in tender submissions & sales contract negotiations.
Provide cover for the Management Accountant as required, providing cover for annual leave and seasonal peak periods.
Production of KPI & management reports, with detailed variance commentary and recommendations playing an integral role in ensuring the company adheres to budgets and operates profitably.
Providing financial costing projections for identified growth opportunities.
Appraisal of customer SLAs/Contracts including management of company liabilities
Qualified/Qualified by experience Accountant with commercial exposure gained within logistics/manufacturing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong Accounting and IT skills including MS Excel and Paperless Sage 200
Knowledge of Reporting Software such as Crystal and JDA/Red prairie WMS will be advantageous.
Demonstrable experience in providing insightful analysis to optimise decision making