Posted on: 2020-06-25

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: Transport

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This highly commercial finance role sits in the heart of the business and will help support the drive to achieve their business and commerical goals.

We have a 12 month maternity cover for this leading Glasgow business.  Based in their commercial team, rather than finance, it is anticipated that you will work from home for the first 6 months of the role.

This is a highly commercial role, supporting the commercial team to achieve both their business and commercial objectives, provide key insight to performance and trends, whilst reporting on KPIs and financial performance.

 Role and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the commercial team, analysing commercial strategy and supporting  contract negotiations with pricing and margin analysis.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and financial modelling
  • Getting behind the numbers to understand and report of the performance and preparing the deck pack from the board and investors. 
  • Ensure the smooth running of month end reporting.
  • Deep dive of the two main income steams 
  • Providing detailed commentary
  • Providing KPIs, trend analysis, variance analysis 
  • Develop and maintain analytical tools and techniques for assessing commercial opportunities and projects.
  • Annual forecasting
  • There is a drive for continuous improvement within the function  and you will have the opportunity to work on various projects to streamline and improve processes, with the end goal to reduce the workload at month end.

Ideal candidate:

  • A highly commercial accountant (open to both PQ and qualified accountants) 

  • Previous experience of working in a large business, in a commercial role is essential (financial modelling experience is key) 

  • This role will suit someone with strong analytical skills.  

  • IT literate

  • Short notice period required


Your ability to grasp complex technical matters and Excel skills will allow you to quickly get up to speed and feel you are adding value.  

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Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Marsha Ford
+44 141 227 9110
130 St Vincent Street
G2 5HF Glasgow
United Kingdom

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