Commercial Finance Manager - Bids/Pricing

  • Permanent
  • Newbury, South East
  • Posted 8th November 2019
  • £60000.00 - £65000.00 per Annum + plus bonus. pension
  • Ref: 1201663
Artis Finance are excited to be assisting this widely recognised brand and fast-growing market leader with the recruitment of a Commercial Finance Manager forming part of the UK Commercial Finance team. This role specifically supports the assessment and approval of bids, working with the wider team to provide insightful financial analysis and strong governance, ensuring that decisions are based on a balanced assessment of risk and reward. This includes ensuring pricing tools and bid models are fit for purpose. Based at head office in Newbury and forming part of small yet integral team, you will possess strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of financial modelling techniques.

Key duties include:
Supporting large bids with insightful financial analysis
Managing financial aspects of the bid governance process to ensure it is correctly applied
Understanding key cost assumptions embedded within the standard bid models
Providing commercial solutions to improve bid margins or cash flow
Ensuring efficient financial processing of approved bids
Proactively partnering with key stakeholders to drive, challenge and support the delivery of the best commercial outcomes

Skills required:
Excellent stakeholder management skills across both finance and non-finance functions at all levels
Strong analytical skills and commercial understanding.
Strong prioritisation skills - able to manage conflicting requirements to tight deadlines and distinguish between the urgent and important
Ideally CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant or nearing qualification
Commercial & strategically savvy
Able to build relationships & influence people
Ability to support & challenge the Business appropriately
Forecasting/budgeting experience

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