Senior Commercial Accountant

West Midlands
36000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual + GBP36000 - GBP38000/annum + Pension, Study Support, Profit Sha
16 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Commercial Accountant - Parcels
Coventry - GBP36,000 - GBP38,000pa + Study Support, Pension, Profit Share

Wallis Lynch is exclusively recruiting in partnership with UK Mail to appoint an Senior Commercial Accountant to join their Parcels Accounting team based at Ryton, Coventry.

About UK Mail:

UK Mail is one of the UK's leading integrated postal operators, delivering and collecting over 3 billion mail items and 50 million parcels per annum. We are offering you the opportunity to grow with a new generation of people. Following the recent acquisition UK Mail are now part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. This is a company who is committed to pushing the boundaries of the postal and express parcel delivery markets and aims to be the first choice for their customers. The UK Mail management team is determined, dedicated and looking for like minded individuals to make this happen.

About the role:

Working closely with the Parcels Accounting Manager you will help to motive, inspire and direct the parcels accounting team to deliver a comprehensive reporting function to the commercial parcels division. Your role will directly manage a team of 3 Revenue Accountants ensuring that all month end routines are effectively managed, delivered on time and backed by insightful analysis to help the business understand its financial performance. Working closely with stakeholders across the Specialist, Retail and Corporate divisions presenting financial information to influence business decisions. You will have responsibility for the management of the budget and forecasting process, liaising with senior stakeholders to ensure all commercial opportunities are maximised but equally that any risks are minimised. You will also be expected to deputise in the absence of the Parcels Accounting Manager.

To be considered:

You will be in the final stages of your Accountancy qualifications or a Qualified Accountant. Ideally you will have previous experience of managing or supervising a small team, however consideration will be given if you can demonstrate you are hungry to develop these skills further. Key to the role will be your ability to partner stakeholders with the confidence to be challenging where necessary, but in an influential not confrontational manner. This role is highly analytical and will suit if you are experienced in dealing with high volumes of commercial data and a strong Excel user.

What's on offer?

Not only are we offering you the fantastic opportunity to work in UK Mail in their state of the art offices, the benefits package is designed with their people in mind. The salary on offer for this role is circa GBP36,000 - GBP38,000 + Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday, Profit Share/Bonus Scheme, study support and Free Parking. This is a great opportunity to make your mark and further enhance your skills whilst contributing to the continued growth of the business.

Other roles we are exclusively recruiting for include Revenue Accountant, Site Accountant, Financial Controls Accountant, Management Accountant, Senior Management Accountant and Operations and Consolidation Accountant.

All third party applications will be forwarded to Wallis Lynch.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies