Commercial Associate

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 38000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Commercial Associate - Shipping



Great company benefits!

Hybrid Working - 3 days in the office

12 month contract - very likely to go permanent

Successful and Expanding Global Shipping/Energy Company based near the iconic St Katherines Dock is looking to recruit and experienced Commercial Associate to join their team!

You will be responsible for supporting the Manager with a variety of financial duties in relation to the organisations client vessels.

Duties of the role:

  • Responsibility for contract management of assigned LNG Carriers from a financial perspective

  • Ensure effective communication and co-ordination with Charterer, respective vessels, Shareholders, Technical Managers and internal support teams

  • OPEX budgets and cost management

  • Ensure effective governance and compliance e.g. Ship Management Agreements, shipbuilding contracts, insurances

  • Ensure vigorous control and review of Ship Technical Manager actual spend v budget

  • Preparation of analysis reports between different set of budgets (pre-delivery and post-delivery budgets) and actuals and/or estimates

  • Correctly track OPEX & CAPEX costs

  • Maintain account payable and receivable function

To apply for this role you will have the following:

  • Be AAT qualified and/or studying towards accountancy qualification such as ACCA or CIMA

  • Financial and management accounts experience is preferable

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Accounting systems experience

  • Shipping experience is preferable

  • Be numerically astute and comfortable reporting large numbers to management (USD$ millions)

  • Be capable to report complex commercial matters in a few salient points and provide resolution

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Be happy to travel overseas to visit clients once every few months for 1-3 days


  • 23 days holiday - raising with service

  • Private medical

  • Discounted gym

  • Eye care

  • International travel

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