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Job Description

  • Job Reference:P968900CVR_1659103419

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Commercial Accountant

  • Job Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum

Posted On: 29th July 2022

The Portfolio Group are working with a rapidly expanding Health-tech organisation based in the Manchester area, looking to take on a Commercial Accountant. They have seen year on year growth and have consistently produced impressive company profits. This is a key role which will support the commercial strategy across the business, providing accurate analysis and insight around sales, pricing and costs. The role will be best suited to someone newly qualified or nearing the end of their studies.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, strong analytical and data manipulation skills will be put to the test in this commercially driven role. The role will take on the financial planning and analysis across the business but will also be tasked with supporting the Finance Manager with greater financial insight into the business.

The role will focus on delivering budgets and forecasts, preparing monthly management reports, and providing various transactional analysis such as new business growth, value and profile of discounts offered to our clients, commissions, rate of client retention as well as analysis of cancellations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Ensure sales data architecture is robustly maintained, developed and scalable in order to regularly determine and set commission rate entitlement and monitor results against targets at both sales team and individual levels.
* Create a framework across the Group for robust and detailed KPI reporting around commercial and operational KPIs, including financials, new business, retention, client base analysis and staffing.
* This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy finance team within a dynamic and fast growing sales-led company.
* Reporting to the Finance Manager, strong analytical and data manipulation skills will be put to the test in this commercially driven role. The role will take on the financial planning and analysis across the business but will also be tasked with supporting the Finance Manager with greater financial insight into the business.
* The role will focus on delivering budgets and forecasts, preparing monthly management reports, and providing various transactional analysis such as new business growth, value and profile of discounts offered to our clients, rate of client retention as well as analysis of cancellations.
* Prepare and present financial analyses to key stakeholders.
* Provide insight, analysis and reporting around the following areas:
* Lead conversion rates and costs
* Cost of acquisition and product/sector mix
* Pricing and discounting at individual and team levels
* Commissions analysis at individual and team levels
* Contribute to the setting of sales budgets and forecasts, driving revenue and commission calculations. Provide monthly analyses and commentary around variances.

Qualifications/Experience:

* Have a recognised accountancy qualification ACCA/CIMA/ACA
* Possess strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
* Confident self-starter and commercial acumen
* Ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines
* Have strong Excel skills and the ability to use other reporting tools such as PowerBI would be desirable
* Previous experience of SQL reporting an advantage
* Possess strong communication skills and the ability to develop positive working relationships within the finance function and sales teams
* Your strong accountancy discipline and analytical skills will be put to the test in this commercially driven role.

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