Commercial Accountant

Posted 21 June 2024
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum
LocationWakefield
Discipline Qualified FinanceTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceKWM/39001/CA
Contact NameKirk Wilber-Moran

Job description

Axon Moore are delighted to be working with a well known and prestige business to recruit a Commercial Accountant to join their team.

With a friendly, supportive, close-knit culture this privately-owned, high-end manufacturer feels very much like a family business whilst turning over really impressive numbers with its slick operation and quality products.

Senior management operate very openly and instil trust and confidence within their staff; encouraging them to work autonomously and fluidly to get the job done.

With this Commercial Accountant opportunity being created due to business growth the successful candidate will play a key part in helping shape and mould the role; really making it their own.
The CFO will however provide invaluable guidance, mentoring and support, a big believer in nurturing those within the team and helping them achieve their potential.

The overall purpose of the role is to:
  • Develop better links between finance and the other main stakeholders - Senior Management, Operational and Commercial teams as well as the business' major customers.
  • To aid with this the company have invested in and integrated a state of the art new system - a key requirement will be to utilise this to its fullest to produce reliable, accurate financial reports and M.I. Presenting and communicating this information effectively to non-finance colleagues to drive better results is the overarching responsibility of this role.

Here is an overview of what we're looking for:
  • Part-qualified / qualified accountant (CIMA or ACCA)
  • 3+ years' experience within a commercial finance role 
  • Food manufacturing experience, especially costing.  
  • Strong negotiation, relationship building and communication skills
  • Proven performance of adding value & driving efficiency's / cost savings
  • Self-disciplined and motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work collectively with colleagues from different areas and disciplines within the same business
  • Strong knowledge and experience of IT systems to improve business performance generally and in regards to developing / improving reporting efficiency's