Commercial Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
30000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
25 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The primary purpose of the role is to manage the process of contracting and accounting for commercial terms and conditions agreed with customers, as well as sales incentives offered to customers. The role should also ensure that all such terms and incentives drive a strong commercial return. Client Details A global market leader based based in large modern offices in the Chertsey area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport. Description The Commercial Accountant role involves; Key Objectives Ensure that all sales deduction transactions including rebates, sales allowances, co-op marketing and price protection are complete, accurate and valid, and are processed on a timely basis. Key Responsibilities... Manage the day-to-day process of accounting for sales deductions undertaken by the Business Division to drive revenue and margin. Ensure all commercial terms and conditions, and sales incentives are properly documented and agreed either via the relevant contract templates or Deal Sheets. Maintain an up-to-date contract log of all commercial terms and conditions. Take accountability for the processing of all financial transactions around sales deductions in financial and legal systems. Ensure that these costs and accruals are completely and accurately recorded, correctly classified, that spend is appropriately justified and within budget/authority limits, and that supporting processes are efficient and effective. Responsible for the managing the monthly financial planning process for the DA Division in conjunction with the Senior Commercial Finance Manager and key business division stakeholders The role requires extensive communications with sales team to help them substantiate deals in accruals and periodically update them with accrual/payment status Support the Senior Commercial Finance Manager as required in driving the financial performance of the DA Division (e.g. financial appraisal of major deals/initiatives, providing value-added analysis and reporting). Ad hoc reports, analysis and projects as directed by the Senior Commercial Finance Manager and the Head of Finance. Supervise day to day responsibilities of DA Business Support Executive Profile The ideal candidate for the Commercial Accountant role will: be part qualified ACCA / CIMAhave worked in a commercial Finance role previouslybe from a retail / FMCG / technology backgroundlive locally to Chertsey Job Offer The Commercial Accountant role can pay circa GBP30-35,000 + study support, flexible benefits, generous pension, and bonus