Robert Half

Commercial Accountant

England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
£42000 - £48000 per annum + 10% bonus
10 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Lewis Kelly
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half Finance & Accounting are recruiting a Commercial Accountant for a market leading service provider based in Northampton.

In the position of Commercial Accountant you will play a key part within the Head Office finance function, helping deliver the strategic direction of the finance team.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Produce management information within the required timescales, including Business Review, Business Plan, Board packs, KPIs, dashboards, trackers and forecasts.
  • Provide robust and timely financial reporting and advice to aid strategic decision making.
  • Review trends and challenge current performance, identifying risks and opportunities within the finance department and the wider business.
  • Provide a support service to other finance areas and the wider business through the appraisal and analysis of financial performance and the implementation of best practice.
  • Work collaboratively across all business functions to share and implement best practice and develop the financial understanding of team members at all levels.
  • Ensure delivery of key financial measures, including the year-end audit, statutory accounts and changes in accounting standards.
  • Liaise with external advisers to make recommendations of best practice and ensure adoption into daily processes.
  • Perform analytical modeling to evaluate ROI proposals, critically reviewing and making appropriate recommendations to the business.
  • Provide financial support, insight and analysis on key strategic projects, acting as finance lead where required.


The successful candidate will require the following:
  • Degree educated as well as CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification.
  • Previous experience pf working within fast-paced environment.
  • Proven commercial track record and experience working cross-functionally.
  • Ability to effectively engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders at Senior Management level.

The Company

Market leading service provider based in Northampton currently going through an expansion transition. This role will provide a rare opportunity to play a pivotal part in the undertaking of a market leading business' strategic objectives. As a result, you will be given the chance to build an extensive profile across the wider company's Senior Management team.

Salary & Benefits

£42,000 - £48,000 + 10% bonus

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