Retail Commercial Accountant

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rikesh Mehta

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Robert Walters

Retail Commercial Accountant

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A leading retail business based in Hemel Hempstead are looking for a Retail Commercial Accountant on a permanent basis.

The Retail Commercial Accountant will be the finance business partner for the retail operations team, providing support and leadership to the business and will be heavily involved in providing information, analysis and insight which will help improve sales and profitability.

Role Objectives:

  • Produce and review weekly KPI reports
  • Monitor, review and benchmark labour costs
  • Periodic forecasting and annual budgeting
  • Provide business cases and analysis for various projects
  • Develop and manage a small team of finance analysts
  • Take lead on capital investment projects including preparing investment analysis
  • Business partner with non-finance stakeholders

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/ CIMA) - Minimum 0-2 years PQE
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience within Retail, FMCG, Leisure background
  • Strong system skills including Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint
  • Able to work collaboratively with both Finance and non-Finance teams