Finance Manager - DV Cleared

Location
London
Salary
Market Rates
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
11 Jun 2018
Ref
J6559
Contact
Georgina Rosagro
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Contract

Job Role: Finance Manager

Location: London or Gloucestershire

Type: Contract

Duration: 6 Months

Salary/Rate: Market Rates

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

Finance Manager - Contract - London or Gloucestershire - Market Rates

Key Purpose of Role:

  • Drives financial performance and business unit strategy
  • Owns relationship & influences at Head of Finance and Security Finance Director
  • Leads the commercial pricing activities for a defined financial area within a business unit to meet needs of all stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes towards the development of Business Unit / functional finance strategy
  • Knowledge of financial process and specific financial systems. Strong core finance knowledge
  • Gives financial guidance to senior leadership teams and guides more junior roles and advises and coaches on financial policy and practices that support the company's long term goals
  • Be responsible to ensure that New business is priced up accurately and that all know risks (both Financial and non-financial) are clearly documented and understood
  • Fully embrace the tools and processes that are required to be used as part of a bid
  • Drive and input to the bid team decisions on key commercial terms, being a subject matter expert. Includes completion of the Finance and Legal brief highlighting key areas with mitigation
  • Ensure that senior management are fully briefed in order that decisions can be taken in an open and honest way with full transparency of numbers and issues
  • Work with other colleagues as part of Bid team
  • Engage with other Line of Business' and industry experts where necessary to ensure all known issues are explored and highlighted
  • To be involved in and support negotiations with the customer where relevant
  • Gives financial guidance to senior leadership teams and guides more junior roles
  • Always be looking to identify areas where improvements can be made and act upon them
  • Able to carry out tasks effectively, and manage problems/issues before escalation
  • Decision making mainly according to established solutions but handles new challenges and looks to make improvements to existing processes

Key Skills:

  • Be able to understand the customer's drivers, success criteria, problem statement
  • Be able to clearly articulate optimum position and offer solutions/alternatives where that position might be at odds with customer requirements
  • Be able to contribute to the assessment of price versus customer budget or market expectation
  • Be able to engage in detailed conversation in order to identify and mitigate risk
  • Be a valuable attendee in external negotiationS

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV Clearance. If you do not hold an active DV Clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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