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Commercial Accountant

Willcox Matthews Ltd
Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:
Commercial Accountant

From £60,000 - £70,000 (dependant on experience)

Benefits: To be discussed at interview

Job Type: Permanent


Job Start date: ASAP

Shift Pattern: Days regular - site based

We’re supporting our client, a leading global manufacturer based in Basildon, who are looking for a Commercial Accountant to join their growing team. The successful Commercial Accountant will have experience of MP&L, sales forecasting, internal relationships, supply chain knowledge and purchasing forecasting.

Position Overview: Provide support to the finance Director by implementing and monitoring the Accounting System, procedures, policies and projects

Responsibilities for Commercial Accountant:

* Discuss with MP&L team daily the live Sales forecast for the upcoming week and report back to

* Finance Director/Commercial Director, taking into account supply chain factors.

* Managing relationships with key production suppliers from an accounts perspective.

* Workings closely with the Manufacturing Manager and General Manager to understand any potential shortage points with supply chain partners with the forecast, feeding back to Finance Director and Commercial Director.

* This is an agile role where you will be required to move across the facility throughout the day to liaise with various departments.

* Discuss with MP&L daily a purchasing forecast for the upcoming month(s) and report back to

* Finance Director/Commercial Director.

* Working with Suppliers to progress critical deliveries.

* Prepare a MP&L Cashflow forecast based on the above information and report to Finance

* Director/Commercial Director.

* Ensure delivery timings are communicated to Finance Director/Commercial Director and oversee document flow i.e. delivery notes are returned to Finance Dept.

* Chasing any outstanding delivery notes across Operational team.

* Match delivery notes to invoices and prepare for ID Upload on system.

* Assisting the Finance Director for ad hoc requirements.

About You:

* Able to follow oral and written instructions.

* Full & Valid Driving Licence as Supplier visits may be required from time to time

* Able to write complex formulas in excel.

* Experience in a similar manufacturing role is desirable.

* Strong problem-solving abilities, attention to detail and reliability.

* Proactive and innovative.

* To work effectively on your own and as part of a team, with a positive 'can-do’ attitude.

* The ability to prioritise workload.

* The ability to work well and accurately in a time-constrained and pressured environment.

* Good written and verbal communication skills.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for the role of Commercial Accountant, please apply with your full CV - or call us now. Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

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