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Commercial Controller - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
£50,000 + 15% bonus
Date added
9 March, 2023

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with a large international client in its search for a Commercial Controller based in one of its sites in Carlisle, Peterborough or Oxfordshire.


The company is a US-listed, leading manufacturer in the FMCG industry, with current turnover of $13 billion.


The newly appointed Commercial Controller will report into the UK Finance Manager.


Responsibilities of the Commercial Controller:


  • Commercial reporting – guaranteeing accurate sales and cost of goods sold data
  • Collaborate with the Commercial team on sales, contracts, rebate accruals and reconciliations
  • To liaise with the Shared Service Centre department, ensuring credit limits are adhered to and payments are followed up
  • Monthly reconciliation of customer held product and ensuring the recovery of losses
  • Monthly reports, budgets and forecasts

Ideal candidate profile:


  • Data driven, with full understanding of variable, fixed costs and margin analysis, and great attention to detail
  • Prior experience in budgeting and forecasting, analysing variances against forecasts, and presenting findings to management
  • Good communication and presentation skills to all levels
  • Has commercial awareness, employing a logical approach and effective decision-making/problem-solving skills - a continuous improvement mindset is essential
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines within a team
  • Good IT knowledge, with advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a good working knowledge of SAP
  • Accounting experience within a manufacturing environment is desired


In return:

  • £50,000 + 15% bonus
  • Pension contribution of 9%
  • Private health cover
  • Relocation support available


EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation