Senior Commercial Accountant
Leading Logistics Business - looking for a Senior Commercial Accountant.
Leading Logistics business in Chippenham. They are looking for a Senior Commercial Accountant who will Business Partner with the Senior operational team on all new Bids and Tenders. This is a fast paced and commercial role, so candidate will ideally be from a similar background.
As the Senior Commercial Accountant you will work as part of a cross functional business team, reporting into the Head of Finance.
You will be responsible for ensuring the financial and commercial aspects of tender responses are robust and consistent with group policy.
You will also have a proactive involvement with senior operational and financial managers in the business sectors to ensure critical financial review of all new business projects. This will cover costing, commercial risk, investment appraisal, pricing and commercials.
Support the implementation and start up of new business activities as required by the commercial and financial needs of each project
ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified Accountant
Experience in Bids & Tenders - Contracts
Experience working in a fast-paced bidding environment.
Previous experience of working in a commercial environment is essential
You must have excellent numerical reasoning and analytical capability plus a strong understanding of accounting concepts (including investment appraisal)
You will have an ability to clearly articulate key messages to senior and non-finance managers.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to build effective relationships to be able to gain trust from executive level through to operational management and customers.
You will need to demonstrate drive, determination, innovation and flexibility to manage relationships, workloads and deadlines whilst providing diligence and ownership of the financial and commercial elements of the bid
You will be required to work both autonomously and as part of cross functional teams.
Up to 60k - Car/Car allowance & Bonus