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Account Controller - Northern Home Counties

Business Services - Agency
Ref: 98 Date Posted: Thursday 15 Aug 2019
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rascal systems is the UK’s leading provider of advanced mobile technology across the Newspaper and Magazines, Lottery and DVD categories, giving retailers the power to minimise stock losses, and maximise category sales and profitability, delivering simplicity, visibility and control.

rascal is a proven multi-channel, multi-format solution serving Hypermarkets, Supermarkets, High Street Outlets, Convenience Stores, Petrol Filling Stations and Motorway Service Stations and is currently live in over 4,000 retail units across the UK and Ireland.

rascal has recently established an exciting new strategic partnership with a leading retail solutions and data management firm in the U.S. This partnership will enable rascal to bring some yet to be seen, game-changing technology to the UK market which has already been developed, proven and established in the US for a number of years. This new to the UK market product suite gives retailers a realistic opportunity to deliver genuine cost base transformation through superior master data management. This in turn means that numerous existing processes can be removed, simplified or sped up. There is even the ability to turn the traditional commercial trading model on its head in a way that can deliver real benefit for both the retailer and their suppliers. The business is therefore recruiting some key positions to support this exciting period of change.

Parker Young are delighted to have been retained by rascal, to search for an Account Controller

As Account Controller, your primary responsibility will be for maintaining successful relationships with, as well as improving results of the existing account base. You will work closely with senior colleagues across the business, your retail partner organisation and other 3rd parties to deliver a comprehensive and memorable service.

Your role will encompass

  • Customer Leadership
  • Strategic Development
  • Business Development
  • Team Management

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager/ Controller, who has a thorough understanding of the customer businesses within the Grocery sector. You will need to fully understand Retail Operations, Loss Prevention, Data/ Category Management and be able to provide valuable counsel to senior clients including C-suite level individuals.

This is a fantastic role for a results-driven and creative, solutions-led individual, who can provide intelligent and innovative strategic insights and observations based on a thorough understanding of the customers and their competitors. You will have a strong ability to communicate effectively and persuasively and a proven background as a strong negotiator with customers. Ability to profitably manage budgets as required and to convincingly sell ideas to clients, as well as services to prospective clients is critical.

If you have experience of leading a large customer account team and have a great ability to manage, coach and motivate direct and indirect staff and are interested in the role, please contact our retained consultant Dave Young on 0113 8314455.