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COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Location : DB Foods, Poole

Salary : Salary: Competitive (dependent on experience)

 

Description

Are you looking for a new challenge that offers lots of job variety in a fast moving and ever-changing environment? If so, this may be the ideal role for you.
We are one of the leading fresh meat wholesalers in the UK and as Commercial Accountant you will play a key role in the Finance team. Reporting to the CFO and Group Accountant, you will be responsible for covering traditional accountancy tasks together with providing finance business partnering support.  As this is a new role, it is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a challenge to make an impact and provide much needed support.

 

Key Responsibilities :

BUSINESS PARTNERING AND REPORTING

  • Provide financial support across the company for heads of department with budgets, spend and forecasting
  • Ownership of the budgeting, forecasting and month end reporting, including creating budget pack, monthly variance analysis and performance
  • Review and potentially enhance the weekly costing reports to include performance KPI’s in production such as throughput ratios, inventory turnover, return on assets, labour productivity, etc
  • Deliver robust and insightful performance and business information to the Board

OPERATIONAL

  • Challenge spend to drive business efficiency
  • Review processes and oversee implementation of improvement systems and internal controls
  • Seek to improve management information packs to include monthly performance
  • Support the Group Accountant with month and year end process including liaising with auditors
  • Support CFO with any other adhoc requests
  • Provide holiday/sick cover for other areas of the senior finance team which would require the ability and willingness to process other tasks such as balance sheet reconciliations, treasury control and support the wider finance team

 

Experience :

  • Experience within an accounting role essential
  • Experience in FMCG and knowledge of meat production/processing an advantage
  • CIMA qualification desirable, or qualified by experience
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP an advantage
  • Strong/excellent excel skills
  • Knowledge of MS AX an advantage
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable with dealing with other areas of the compan

 

What We Offer :

  • Lots of autonomy and the opportunity to really make your mark 
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 20 days holiday, rising to up to 25 days with years of service
  • Discounted meat and Muscle Food Products
  • Staff social and charity committee with lots of fun events
  • Job variety, working with all functions across the business

To apply for this position, please complete our application form.