Senior Commercial Accountant

Finance and Accounting
study support
28 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
SENIOR COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTANT Robert Half is working on an exclusive basis with a marketing agency in Thame. Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager this role is offering progression through study support and day to day training. THE COMPANY: CPM is the UK's number one field marketing agency and has been developing and delivering innovative and targeted contact strategies for some of the world's most successful blue-chip companies for over 75 years. We have grown with our clients to become a global business providing internationally coordinated sales solutions. We are also part of Omnicom, the world's largest marketing and communications group. This unrivalled experience, knowledge, expertise and passion means we can deliver tailored campaigns with specific objectives locally and globally - and we do this every day. Our mission is to grow our clients' business by using Insight & data to create Influence and drive Sales. We believe that in order to provide effective world-leading sales solutions and services we need to not only think a little deeper but to also work with our clients to stretch their ideas and strategies to become more effective. This sharing of knowledge and sharing of people has been at the heart of our long client relationships. 75 years of experience also tells us that you can't stand still and our dedicated Innovation unit has been the catalyst for constantly challenging what we do and how we do it. In recent years this has led to a new multi-channel mystery shopping service, award winning experiential engagement, digital integration, online sales auditing and adaptable syndicated teams. THE ROLE: Responsible for all aspects of client accounting for a selection of clients: coordination and review of client reconciliations production of monthly management accounts supporting the renewal of client budgets client forecasting on a quarterly basis client work in progress calculations for the units you have been allocated attending client unit meetings and store visits achieving optimum levels in relation to working capital Ensuring that all costs are budgeted for and charged appropriately thereby protecting CPM's profitability Undertaking analysis and reporting of accounting information for business units, helping the operational manager understand their costs and look for areas of improved profitability through cost reduction or better pricing. Reviewing forecasts for consistency of financial data driven by business assumptions and ratecards. Improving financial knowledge of non-financial personnel through delivering the initiatives identified and agreed through the Profit, Cash and Compliance training. All work must be completed accurately and to deadline. Additional responsibility when line manager is not present. YOUR PROFILE: To be considered you will have experience of working in a financial environment and will have passed Part 1 of a relevant professional qualification e.g. CIMA or ACCA, or have exemptions from part 1 through another accounting qualification obtained by examination, e.g. AAT. You will be a progressive individual who is keen to develop. Advanced Excel skills are also essential. SALARY & BENEFITS: Offering a very favourable salary plus a very good study support package. For further information please call Laura Emms on 07818 565206 Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. This job was originally posted as