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Commercial Manager
Circa £45k pa
Location: Scotland Sector: Print
Reference: J2462 Sub-Sector: Commercial Print
Contact: George Thompson Telephone: 0141 647 6688
A Glasgow based graphics company is seeking a great all-rounder to take on the role of Commercial Manager, dealing with both procurement and financial activities.

You must have a proven track-record in Commercial Management, with responsibility spanning Sales liaison, finance and accounts, estimating, material buying and supplier outsourcing. Possessing comprehensive estimating & commercial experience, you will lead & develop a team to ensure that estimating propositions or buying decisions are soundly based, through the maintenance of a range of approved suppliers that deliver quality and continuity of supply - including supplier service agreements.

The role will entail the following duties:


Create new commercial relationships
Conduct project meetings, site surveys and supervising site installations
Attend project meetings with architects/designers and construction professionals
Liaise with production department and suppliers to manage work-flow and quality
To gain a full understanding of what can be achieved and to communicate that effectively and to our clients commercial advantage
Managing the Estimating function
Manage sales, admin and production teams 
Material buying and supplier outsourcing


Full monthly management accounts and year end preparation including P&L, balance sheet reconciliations and KPI analysis
Production of monthly and annual budgets and forecasts
Contract/Costing Accounting
Preparation of in depth variance analysis including labour & overhead analysis and costing work & pricing analysis
Bank reconciliations
Responsibility for Monthly Payrolls
Ensure the preparation of quarterly VAT returns in line with current tax legislation, submission of returns, communication with HMRC and timely payment of tax due.
The successful candidate will be:

Experienced in a senior Commercial Manager or Finance Manager role.
Confident - Able to hold their own in management meetings.
highly numerate with good spreadsheet skills
Results driven & highly accurate.
Have a full in depth all round accounts experience in a similar position
Have good IT Skills and have an in depth knowledge of Sage Line 50 Payroll and Accounting.
Able to demonstrate initiative, self-reliance and sound decision making, and encourage others within a team to do the same
Highly numerate combined with an enquiring and analytical mind