Senior Bid Accountant

Marks Sattin
South West London
£60000 - £65000 per annum
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a Global Engineering company based in Central London; they are currently seeking to employ a Senior Bid Accountant to support a strategic tender. You will play a critical role in the development of the bid and be seen as the expert regarding estimates and financial issues. You will report to the Senior Finance Manager and will be an integral part of the bid team working with people across the business in the UK and Germany.

The role holder will provide analysis to senior management and to committees on development capacity as well as providing cover and support to other Senior Financial Analysts in the team.

Key accountabilities

Project Tendering

      • Production of robust and accurate financial tender approval documents and all required tender financial models
      • Management of the estimating process, defining estimate templates, collating responses and consolidating into a single estimate database
      • Working with the bid team to produce value adding analysis of the estimates to understand the competitive position of the bid and to ensure estimates are comple
      • Management of all financial inputs to the tendering process, including foreign currency risk, inflation risk, credit risk assessments, Project cashflow, Finance related terms and conditions

      • Ensuring visibility of all key project risks and issues, and that these are properly reflected in the risk register

      • Ensuring a clear understanding of any technology development requirements and their funding

      • Presentation of the key financial aspects of the bid to senior management in the business including up to the Division.

      • Preparation of customer pricing bills and attend negotiation meetings with the customer to explain our offer.

      • Other ad hoc tasks as required.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Qualified Accountant ACMA/ACA/ACCA or equivalent with post qualification experience (essential)

  • Experience of working in a complex engineering contracting or manufacturing environment (desirable
  • Experience of working as part of a bid team (desirable)
  • Excellent Communication skills to Director level and above (desirable)

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel -VBA Macros level (essential)