Commercial Pricing Analyst

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Chippenham
Salary
40000.00 - 450000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP450000/annum bonus
Posted
13 Feb 2017
Closes
13 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Analytics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Pricing Analyst - Permanent - Chippenham - GBP40,000 - GBP45,000

About the role

The primary purpose of this role is to work with the Head of Commercial Finance to support the SS&T business units in securing strategic growth through ensuring commercial proposals are attractive, robust, competitive and clearly articulated. This will be primarily through developing a strong relationship with internal teams and a strong working knowledge of the bid model/s and how they are applied to business opportunities in order to drive complete, accurate and approved financial solutions that form the basis of customer tender responses. Over time the Commercial Analyst will take on more responsibility, becoming a financial/commercial subject matter expert enabling support of not only the sales/bid teams but also the wider business initiatives.

About Capita | Secure Software and Technology

Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

The Capita Secure Software and Technology division provides technology solutions to both public (emergency services, courts and NHS) and private sector. One of the most acquisitive, innovative and technologically advanced parts of Capita, the Division continues to heavily invest in cutting edge technology on command and control, case & custody and mobile solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

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Use established processes and templates to produce complete, accurate and compelling financial models for new business opportunities within the SS&T division.
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Use analysis and experience to constructively challenge cross functional team members and inputs, to ensure that they are not "over" or "under" costed.
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Confidently and clearly articulate to both finance and non-finance stakeholders how the financials relate to the solution.
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Clearly articulate the financial and commercial structure of small/medium sized bids to the HoCF and support the bid manager in ensuring the MI is available for review prior to governance sessions.
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Produce PowerPoint slides for governance decks and present financial solutions to reviewers/approvers.
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Assist the HoCF to create a bid model/s that work for the business going forward and use/develop Excel skills to operationalize this plan.
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Ad-hoc financial modelling to support bid or other project work.
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Supports the monthly forecasting and annual business planning cycles through provision of new business pipeline information to the HoCF.

In summary

To succeed in this role, you will have to have more than ambition and technical accounting skills; you will also need Commercial acumen, the ability to work with incomplete information and the desire to work toward a collective goal. You will also thrive on profile, deadlines and being able to deliver your points to senior stakeholders calmly based on knowledge, analysis and context.

Knowledge, Qualification, Skills and Experience

Essential

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Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
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Commercial awareness and experience
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Strong customer service and quality focus
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Strong analytical skills
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Desire to understand and confidence to challenge
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Team player with genuine enthusiasm to make a positive contribution
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Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively
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Ability to work to and meet changeable deadlines
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Presentation experience to senior mgmt
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Strong Excel modelling skills (using arrays, index/match, nested logic statements)

Desirable
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Past experience in software products / technology sector
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Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions
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Confident presenter
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Good MS PowerPoint skills
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Excel skills that extend to Visual Basic editing of macros

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