Commercial Accountant

Full Time | Permanent | Blaina, South Wales
The Commercial Accountant analyses key commercial information to provide feedback to aid managerial/director planning and commercial decision making that will ensure future growth and profitability of Blackwood Engineering.

Part of the Commercial Accountant role is to try to reduce the operational and production costs of a company by identifying and implementing more efficient strategies.

Duties include:

  • An internal analytical role, understanding all inputs of our product costings and how we can improve accuracy of our commercial modelling and planning.
  • Managing the system implementation of the selling prices on WinMan
  • Maintaining accurate information on ERP system that affects the product costing e.g. structures, overheads and how we can better utilize the current system.
  • Working with operations to understand how we can produce better information on product timings (stds), non-value added (NVA) and variance analysis on labour and materials etc.
  • Maintain and improve pricing analysis reporting and modelling methods (understanding live customer margins)
  • Keeping up to date with all standard costs and actioning changes for live data
  • Improve cost-centre reporting, providing insight on cost control (other overheads such heat, light, consumables, stillages etc)
  • Providing analytical support to colleagues who deal directly with customers and suppliers.
  • Managing shipping surcharge recovery
  • Producing the weekly actual sales report
  • Sales reports which track against our sales targets and objectives
  • Detailed monthly cost of sales analysis based in FIFO stock
  • Revaluation of stock due to change in standards
  • Identify trends, and to understand the key drivers of the business, to drive performance and support director decision making
  • Preparing the commercial data for all directors as requested.

 

Key skills:

  • Financial Degree or AAT qualified.
  • Proven experience of business partnering
  • Proactive in developing and improving, to deliver against objectives
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence change and improvement
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Strategy formulation
  • Commercial modelling
  • Commercial planning

 

Desirable

  •  CIMA Qualification

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