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• Directs the commercial finance activities for Public Sector and Northern Ireland leading a team of commercial finance specialists.

• Leads the efficiency and accuracy of commercial finance processes and practises, ensuring effective and strategic support of business stakeholders.

• Drives judicious use of resources to maximise productivity and drive cost efficiency and instrumental in driving expansion of margins.

• Sets agendas, identifies opportunities and drives best practice and provides insight.

• As a subject matter expert, establish commercial bid finance best practises and drive knowledge sharing.

• Accountable for the commercials of priority high value, non-standard and complex bids, in order to manage the overall commercial risk of the bid.

• Accountable for identifying, ensuring appropriate analysis and documentation and escalating risks related to a bid; makes recommendations to enable informed decisions.

• Leads/helps team with contract commercial negotiations for highly complex, high value, high risk bids, serving as the point of contact for escalations.

• Accountable for creating innovative modelling and mechanisms for the bid, ensuring business profitability and risk mitigation


The skills you’ll need to succeed

• Accounting principles

• Business partnering and consulting

• Finance data, processes and systems

• Finance & data analysis and insight

• Financial Controls, compliance and risk

• Forecasting, planning and budgeting

• Management reporting

• Risk and Assurance

• Statutory and external financial reporting

• Auditing

• Finance operations

• Financial Accounting

• Project/programme management


Experience you’d be expected to have-

Candidates with Business Partnering and commercial experience will be preferred

• A qualified accountant with significant experience of successfully managing and negotiating high value

(£50m+), highly complex bids

• Security clearance may be required (SC, DV levels)

• Large and complex deal pricing, modelling and negotiation experience

• Experience working in a complex, matrix, commercial organisation

• Comprehensive understanding of the management of commercial risk during a bid

• Possesses strong commercial acumen

• Experience of managing a team


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