Broadly speaking this is the measurement and management of the money.

It involves making sure that a logistics business is in good business health, that profits and margins are sustainable, and that the whole operation is as financially lean as possible.

Read on to check out the prospects, the pay and the requirements – and see if it sounds like you!

FINANCE MANAGERS / ACCOUNTANTS / COMMERCIAL MANAGERS

Dependent on experience but it could be anything from £19K to £27K, for a more senior position.

FINANCE MANAGERS / ACCOUNTANTS / COMMERCIAL MANAGERS

Keeping track of incoming and outgoing monies, flagging any irregularities and planning/projecting for the future. It’s a broad range of really crucial responsibilities at both a day-to-day and strategic level.

FINANCE MANAGERS / ACCOUNTANTS / COMMERCIAL MANAGERS

You’ll likely need some basic financial qualifications to get started, but some companies do offer entry and graduate level internships and apprenticeships. Alternatively, financial experience from other sectors is very welcome and almost certainly transferable.

FINANCE MANAGERS / ACCOUNTANTS / COMMERCIAL MANAGERS

Diligent, detail oriented people who are good at spotting error, irregularity and discrepancy, while also having an eye for trends and patterns in the data. At a more senior level there’s need for strong communication and reporting skills.

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