Commercial Accountant

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Southern England
  • 41945940

PE Global is currently recruiting a Commercial Accountant for a 6-month contract role with a leading FMCG client based in Wokingham.


  • Accurate tracking and reconciliation of customer investment (promotions and rebates) using local Promotions tools and SAP Rebate system.
  • Support and coordinate Revenue Accounting activities for specific markets, ensuring correct accounting, necessary reserves are properly calculated and provided for.
  • Suggest, lead and actively-participate in systems/process-improvement projects and standardisation of processes within the COE and across the region.
  • Prepare, coordinate and standardise Commercial Team documentation of processes.
  • Monitor use of correct GL accounts and provide feedback on how each country is working to the guidelines.
  • Use local Promotions tools and SAP Rebate system review claims and reconcile promotion and rebates. Working with large volumes of data in SAP or Excel.
  • Take ownership and follow up on issues identified, working with stakeholders through to resolution.
  • Implementation of new processes to ensure investments are in the correct GL accounts, with reclassification of spend when necessary.
  • Management of month-end process affecting Gross to Net Sales accounting.
  • Proactive business partnering with other CoE and local (e.g. Sales, Finance) colleagues.


  • Part or fully qualified accountant or an international qualified accountant equivalent (e.g.
    CIMA or ACCA) with a minimum of 3 years financial experience
  • Experience working with Rebates and Promotions, Sales or Accounts Receivable is required.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and knowledge of SAP G/L accounting (especially commercial accounting)
  • Knowledge of other systems used for commercial accounting an advantage.
  • Strong accounting background.
  • Experience in providing reporting and analytics to senior management.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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