Robert Half

Commercial Accountant

Robert Half
England, Berkshire, Slough
19 Dec 2017
16 Jan 2018
Sebastian Bentley
Job Role
Business Analyst
Qualification Level
Newly qualified
Contract Type

Commercial Accountant

Robert Half are pleased to be the exclusive recruitment partner to a leading global aerospace brand, that has been established over 80 years, and is currently the one of the most profitable engineering brands in the world. Due to continued success, lead by a strict code of values that put both their staff and customers first, they now seek to recruit an experienced Commercial Accountant to join a well established team.

  • Number two to the Chief Management Accountant, developing and improving the management accounting function of the Company to ensure that:-

    • The accounting system reflects accurate costs of acquisition/production.
    • Variances are investigated and appropriate corrective action is taken.
    • Accurate and relevant cost information is available to the company's decision makers.

  • Drive the budget setting process working closely with all departments in compiling, analysing and reviewing annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Ownership and continuous improvement of the standard setting process and calculation of the company's overhead rates. Interpret and explain the reasons for movements in the rates for presentation to internal management and external auditors.
  • Control, management and development of the company's fixed asset register and asset purchase systems. Improvement in the frequency and accuracy of depreciation charges and preparation for transfer and integration of the asset register into the company's main ERP system.
  • Play a major role in the month end and year end close process, supporting both the financial accounting and management accounting teams. Investigating, analysing, and interpreting the results, understanding and resolving issues arising and ensuring that the books are closed and the management accounts pack produced in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Analysis of balance to identify, resolve and prevent non-compliance and process issues within the company and recommend and document new working practices to help eliminate their reoccurrence.
  • Work with non-finance departments to ensure that processes are transacted correctly ensuring the integrity of the financial information in the system.
  • Play a significant role in identifying areas or processes in need of change to improve the management and financial information within the system. Recommending changes and working with the main stakeholders to implement and document new processes.

  • 9. Management of corporate compliance activities.

    Salary & Benefits
    • A highly competitive base salary of between £40 - 50k P/A
    • A company wide performance bonus
    • Non contributory 9% pension
    • Life and health pack
    • 25 days holiday
    • early finish Fridays
    • Other great benefits on application

    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. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: