Commercial Accountant - Fast-Growth FMCG Business - London


Commercial Accountant - Fast-Growth FMCG Business - London

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    Commercial Accountant - Fast-Growth FMCG Business - London - £45k

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast-growth FMCG business on a newly created position for a Commercial Accountant to join the team.

    As a result of an uptake in sales and a period of sustained fast-growth our client who are a all-natural FMCG business are looking to hire a Finance Analyst to work closely between Sales & Operations on trade sales and trade promotions and to build out the commercial finance branch of the team.

    Reporting to the Finance Director you will have a standalone position with autonomy over Commercial Finance and business partner with the Finance Director and Operations teams to look to improve profitability through accurate finance modelling and variance analysis.

    The team are robust and dynamic and occupy a brilliant office in North London where they are Headquartered. The role will be remote for the time being with flexible working offered when the business deems it safe to do so.

    The Role:

    * Business partnering with wider business including Sales, Operations, Commercial teams & Supply chain to review budgets vs actual spend (variance analysis)
    * Assist with annual budget process and responsibilities for the budget cycle (including updating ERP systems with plans and presentations)
    * Working with departments to improve profitability through robust finance reports and analysis. Communicating to partners about projects to drive and accelerate growth.
    * Review finance models across the business and tweak where necessary. For any new tenders
    * Work with Commercial team to analysis performance, P&L, Balance sheet and ad hoc reports
    * Budgets and forecast across the short, medium, and long term. Working with key stakeholders in the business and the Finance Director to pull these together

    What our client would like to see:

    * ACA / ACCA / CIMA - studying or part qualified
    * Great communicator with self-starter attitude
    * Evidence of working independently to deliver sound Commercial accounts to sales and operations teams
    * Strong business partnering skills

    What we would like to see:

    * Experience with off trade / on trade
    * Supply chain experience or experience working with S&OP (Sales & Operations)
    * Experience with SME or scaling business preferred

    Salary Expectation: £45k plus 10% discretionary bonus

    Notice period: 2 months max

    Working arrangements: Remote short term - Flexible working long term

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