Commercial Accountant

Posted 30 March by ABPM Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Commercial Accountant, Peterborough.

£40,000 - £50,000 + benefits.


ABPM as experts in financial recruitment are assisting an online retail business who are based in Peterborough. The successful candidate will need to be a qualified accountant with experience in both commercial accounting and management accounting furthermore they must be able to communicate with people at stakeholder and board level efficiently.


  • Support the senior management team commercially, facilitating effective decision making through accurate reporting and modelling.
  • Production of analytical reports, including management accounts, KPIs and both financial and non-financial data.
  • Preparing reports to meet group requirements including:
    • Period End - Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet (including reconciliation)
    • Sales and Margin Tracking
    • Cash Reporting
  • Ownership of sales and margin data including the production of comprehensive forecasts and reconciliation of results to expectations. Specifically, the development of product and category margin analysis.
  • Actively seeking opportunities for efficiency improvements and cost savings in all Departments.
  • Commercial appraisal of operational, buying, merchandising, marketing and other projects and evaluation post-execution.
  • Manage the capital expenditure approval process including assessment of payback
  • Identification and management of business risks.
  • Providing leadership to and controlling the workload of the Finance Assistant and providing cover where required.


  • To have obtained an Accountancy Qualification - ACA/ACCA/ACMA
  • Have experience in both commercial accounting and management accounting.


  • Experience providing commercial analysis within a retail business.


This is a great opportunity for a management accountant who has had exposure to commercial accounting. This role requires a very organised, professional individual who can work closely with people at all levels to assist the business operations and development to push the firm forward.

Reference: 34691056

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