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Business Facing Accountant

Job Description

Our client, a multi-disciplinary international business based in Bristol, is seeking to recruit a Commercial Accountant on a 6 month contract basis.

Key Responsibilities of the Commercial Accountant will include:

  • Support and accurately report on the financial performance of specific contracts within the business unit
  • Work closely with contract managers and other functions, routinely challenging the numbers and provide financial support to relevant bids as appropriate
  • Preparation of detailed forecasts and reporting along with variance analysis to assist management make strategic decisions
  • Support the pricing of organic growth, management of cash, Balance Sheets, Orderbook and contract risks and opportunities
  • Ad-hoc projects for the business.

Key skills and experience of the Commercial Accountant will be:

  • Recognised professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA)
  • Ability to understand and manipulate data to present clear and concise financial messages for review.
  • Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of industry and regulatory standards
  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Outlook.
  • Experience of Finance IT applications (e.g. Navision, IFS, SAP etc.)

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