Senior Commercial Accountant

Senior Commercial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Commercial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £36k - 38k per year + Pension, Study Support, Profit Share
Start Date: 11/02/2017
Reference: JO0000000722
Contact Name: David Whittle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2017 09:19

Job Description

Senior Commercial Accountant – Parcels

Coventry - £36,000 - £38,000pa + Study Support, Pension, Profit Share

Wallis Lynch is exclusively recruiting in partnership with UK Mail to appoint a Senior Commercial Accountant to join their Parcels Accounting team based at Ryton, Coventry.

UK Mail is one of the UK’s leading integrated postal operators, delivering and collecting over 3 billion mail items and 50 million parcels per annum. Following the recent acquisition UK Mail are now part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. We are offering you the opportunity to grow with a new generation of people.

This is a really exciting role where you will be working closely with the Parcels Accounting Manager helping to motivate, inspire and direct the parcels accounting team to deliver a comprehensive reporting function to the commercial parcels division.

You will have the responsibility of managing a team of 3 Revenue Accountants ensuring that all month end routines are effectively managed, delivered on time and backed by insightful analysis to help the business understand its financial performance. You will be working closely with stakeholders across the Specialist, Retail and Corporate divisions presenting financial information to influence business decisions. You will manage the budget and forecasting process, liaise with senior stakeholders to ensure all commercial opportunities are maximised but equally that any risks are minimised.

As the ideal candidate for this role, you will be in the final stages of your Accountancy qualifications or a Qualified Accountant. You will have previous experience of managing or supervising a small team, however consideration will be given if you can demonstrate you are hungry to develop these skills further. Key to the role will be your ability to partner stakeholders with the confidence to be challenging where necessary, in an influential manner. This role is the perfect role for you if you are highly analytical, experienced in dealing with high volumes of commercial data, and a strong Excel user.

What's on offer? Not only are we offering you the fantastic opportunity to work in UK Mail in their state of the art offices, the benefits package is designed with their people in mind. The salary on offer for this role is circa £36,000 - £38,000 + Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday, Profit Share/Bonus Scheme, study support and Free Parking. This is a great opportunity to make your mark and further enhance your skills whilst contributing to the continued growth of the business.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies.

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