Commercial Accountant

Posted 05 February 2024
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameDaniel Kay

Job description

Commercial Accountant | Rochdale (Hybrid) | £50,000 - £60,000 | PE backed FMCG

Axon Moore have partnered with a PE backed FMCG business in North Manchester who are looking to strengthen their commercial finance division with a Commercial Accountant.

This could be suited to an established qualified management accountant looking to step into a more "value-add" role providing you have experience with product costings or stock. This business are a long standing client of ours, having placed several qualified accountants over the years.

Responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of accurate costing in all aspects of the business
  • Support to the development and maintenance of a pricing strategy
  • Develop a simple monthly review of margin performance to highlight issues and allow effective control and management
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Support the Financial Controller in the management of associated areas – material cost, freight, ‘non-standard charges’
  • Lead a detailed review of all product related costs and refine the approach to standard costing
  • Identify opportunities to reduce product cost
  • Establish a control framework to ensure cost is always considered in product/customer decision making
Ideal candidate: 
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Previous experience working in a PE backed business would be advantageous
  • Experience of working cross functionally with other departments
You will work as part of a fast paced PE backed business where you'll receive excellent access to business leaders and the opportunity to impact the P&L. 

Please apply to the advert for immediate consideration or contact Danny Kay on 07921 394 114.