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Assistant Commercial Financial Controller

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kelsey Scurrah

  • Contact email:

    Kelsey.Scurrah@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AGFCLS_1656427812

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-28

Job Title: Assistant Commercial Financial Controller (Ideal first move into industry for an ACA!)
Salary: £45-60k + Benefits + bonus + shares, flexibility and hybrid working
Location: Outskirts of Leeds

We're very excited to be recruiting for an Assistant Commercial Financial Controller to join one of the highest growing entrepreneurially run businesses in West Yorkshire!

This acquisitive business have over doubled their business turnover last year and are on the same trajectory this year, with no signs at all of slowing down. This opportunity is a pivotal hire for the business, in which you'll work for an exceptionally high calibre Senior Leadership team, having a direct impact and voice in the strategic and operational decisions, providing commercial interpretation and financial rigour.

The Role

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller and working closely with the Group Finance Director and wider senior Stakeholder Group, you'd have a key role in providing commercial insight and analysis to help the business deliver long term strategy.

This role would suit someone wanting to be in a business facing, commercial, value add role and offers a clear succession plan to Group FC in the short-medium term. You'd play an integral role in supporting the wider leadership team with their roadmap to grow market share, integrate acquisitions, diversify product range and new product development, aid shaping decision making and business strategy.

Given the diversity of the role, duties could include but are certainly not limited to:

  • Act as a trusted Business Partner to the wider Stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Drive and aid decision making through commercial opportunity modelling and scenario planning, analysing ROI, pricing, promotions and potential new bids and tenders
  • Identifying and presenting business opportunities and risks to commercial plans and investments.
  • Modelling, forecasting and profitability analysis.
  • Preparation of Group consolidations.
  • Maximise the commercial return of current contracts and customers by undertaking contract reviews and negotiations.
  • Be pivotal in any corporate transactions.
  • Utilising and interpreting data available to identify business trends, and build cases for potential investors, partnerships, new potential business ventures etc.
  • Taking ownership of financial forecasting, reporting, reporting and analysis.

Your Profile

The ideal person for this role will be a commercially, analytically minded ACA qualified accountant (either newly qualified or Manager) looking for their 1st move into industry; driven, passionate about driving growth and adding value, and able to work in a very fast paced ever changing environment.

To be considered for this role, you will ideally:

  • Be a commercially oriented Qualified Accountant
  • Have demonstrable experience of adding value to a business, provide insight and analysis to shape strategy and aid decision making
  • Be confident liaising with Senior Stakeholders and challenging the status quo to provide value add recommendations
  • Be naturally inquisitive and enjoy manipulating data to inform commercial decisions.
  • Be self motivated, driven and able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, proactively looking to add value and offer improvements to drive efficiencies.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary £45,000-£60,000 depending on experience + very competitive bonus
  • Shares in the business
  • Clear succession plan and career trajectory
  • Competitive wider benefits package
  • Flexible and remote working on offer