Commercial Accountant

Robert Half
60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + N/a
11 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

The permanent division of Robert Half Finance & Accounting are currently recruiting a Business partner for our world renown client based in the Northampton Your Profile

We are recruiting for a Business Partner to work very closely with the Procurement Director to drive efficiency through excellent financial leadership, analysis and decision support to the Procurement Team.

Ideally coming from a FMCG/manufacturing organisation with the following key responsibilities
  • Work with Procurement team to improve business processes and ensure financial targets are met
  • Key focus areas are commodity procurement, pricing, PPV, Cash and Creditors
  • To be a key member of the Commercial Finance Team and operate alongside senior procurement team members
  • Providing all Purchasing financial information required for the annual Budget and periodic Forecasts (including Raw Material and Packaging standards setting)
  • Supporting the Purchasing team with weekly and monthly performance reports
  • To provide forecast of agreed standards, track actual vs forecast and provide meaningful analysis to explain any variations
  • To support buying decisions via Buy/Sell alignment through effective volume tracking (based on agreed customer contracts and Brand demand)
  • To lead the costing process in response to new Tenders/ product specifications to ensure commercial decisions and pricing are based on accurate financial data (mainly RM costs & Currency) and will deliver the required financial return
  • To produce monthly Management Accounts, Board Reports and other financial information as required for the business
  • To play an active part in the periodic pricing reviews, modelling the impact of cost variations
  • In particular to record the target cost agreed and to track progress towards their achievement
  • To work closely with and proactively support, contribute to the overall management of the business providing ad hoc reports and information as and when required
The Company

The organisation is an employer of choice in the local area that offers extensive opportunities for career development and enhancement Salary & Benefits

This position offers a salary between GBP45 - 50k plus company benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.