Commercial Financial Accountant

The Commercial Financial Accountant will act as a key link between the Business Development team, Solutions team and the legal, HR and operational teams to ensure that sales proposals are commercially and financially viable and appropriately presented internally and externally.

Part of the commercial finance team the Commercial Financial Accountant will need to be confident in liaising with key stakeholders and have a strong personality.

The commercial finance teams primary purpose is to provide financial and commercial guidance to the Business Development Team to support the sales process and to act as the link between sales and finance. The team also ensures that bid teams follow the corporate approvals process and provide the "Sign Off" boards with the appropriate level of information to enable a balanced decision to be taken.

Key Responsibilities:

Development of cost models for new business/renewals/commercial activity

Completion of customer facing pricing templates

Completing the financial sections of RFI/RFP/BAFO documents

Provide financial commentary for internal approvals

Review of contracts to ensure all financial and commercial risks are understood

Completion of the financial sections of contracts in conjunction with the Business Development Director and the Legal representative

Customer presentations and negotiations

Feed sales related activity into the forecasting process

Ad-hoc commercial projects


Qualified accountant

Commercially astute

Good presentational skills

Prepared to travel between client sites and to travel to customer sites

Comfortable in-front of clients

Capable of working under pressure to tight timelines

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Leicestershire

Salary : 37500 - 425k pa

Date Advertised : 16 Jan 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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