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Commercial Controller

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity

Your work environment: We currently have a vacancy for a Commercial Controller UK, based at one of our locations in the UK (Wantage, Peterborough or Botcherby). The role will include commercial controller responsibility, together with a support to UK commercial team under the Swiss Principal Business model. The role reports to the Finance Manager UK.

Your mission in Crown: 

  • To guarantee the accuracy of sales and Cost Of Good Sold (COGS) data for Commercial Reporting 
  • To liaise with the Commercial Team on sales prices, contracts, rebate accruals and LME/MP reconciliations.
  • To liaise with the Shared Service Centre department to ensure credit limits are respected and payments and overdues are properly followed up
  • To ensure Packaging held at customer’s is reconciled monthly and any identified losses are recovered
  • To finalise monthly reports, Budgets and Forecasts for the Commercial entity

About you:
The successful candidate is a Business Graduate with a specialisation in Accounting/Finance Control. You already have 3 years accounting experience preferably acquired in a manufacturing environment. Data driven, you have a full appreciation of variable, fixed costs and margin analysis. You are experienced in preparing budgets and forecasts, analyzing variances against forecasts and report writing for management. You have the ability to communicate at all levels – with good presentation skills. You possess a commercial awareness, with attention to detail, a logical approach with effective decision-making/problem-solving skills. You are an effective team player, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines, with a continuous improvement mind-set.. You are IT literate, with advanced Microsoft Excel (macros) skills and a good working experience of SAP integrated software. English fluent, both verbal and written, another European language a plus.

What Crown can offer you? 

  • The opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • To be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • Professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • Strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  


Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging!


Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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Commercial Controller

Requisition ID:  1610

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP Botcherby, GB, CA1 2TL Peterborough, GB, PE2 7LB

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Graduate/Entry level
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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