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Commercial Accountant

Venatu Recruitment Group are working in partnership with a well-established client in the recruiting of a Commercial Accountant. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have responsibility for managing the accounting function for both operations and office staff.

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 5 December 2018
  • Ref: CA900232LDS


  • Reporting to the group Headquarters on a periodic basis
  • Managing the accounting function for operations & office employees in Leeds and 1 other UK site
  • Coordinating the development of the systems to support business growth
  • Monitoring gross margins/contributions while optimising sales mix
  • Monthly profit forecasting, providing reports on a weekly and monthly basis on performance metrics
  • Monitoring working capital management with focus on inventory management
  • Generating the necessary financial information, highlighting profit potential and/or inefficiencies
  • Supporting the Group in relation to general development or specific issues
  • Preparing and submitting monthly management accounts and VAT Returns for a standalone commercial entity


  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills along with the ability to review and submit monthly management accounts
  • Commercially driven with a strong disciplined professional approach
  • Self-motivated and empowering leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Industry background - manufacturing / distribution desired
  • Professional Accounting qualification: AAT / ACA / CIMA / ACCA


  • Competitive Salary
  • 28 days holiday including stats
  • Pension

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