Sales Accountant

Recruiter
Randstad Sourceright
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
1222687587
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Accountant

A Leading Telecommunications organisation based in Leeds requires a Sales Accountant to join their growing Finance team on a contract basis. The purpose of this role is to support the sales team reporting on deals. The Finance Manager requires a candidate with previous experience as a Sales Accountant with knowledge of the Sales space. This is a 3 month contract position with the opportunity to be ongoing.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing financial and pricing support to SMB Sales channels
  • Ownership of all regional sales prospects, requiring effective prioritisation of pricing requests and demanding deadlines to grow market share.
  • Evaluation of bid responses for complex bespoke pricing bids and influencing sales to drive the right volume of business.
  • Benchmarking analysis by sourcing & validating relevant data in order to provide tariff recommendations.
  • Analysing and reporting Customer data to summary level for senior management decision making, including, reporting against finance and sales targets, giving performance related feedback.
  • Providing commercial analysis to improve the profitability of our Direct sales channel
  • Using a collaborative approach, build wider business relationships, managing stakeholders, working with finance, marketing service and sales teams to introduce improved policies to focus on delivery of sales targets.


Requirements
  • Financially & commercially very strong to appreciate the financial, commercial design and return potential of complex contracts
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise & work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills - particularly on MS Excel and Access
  • 2 years experience in a customer relationship role, involving ownership and development of the relationship.
  • Self-motivated with minimal need for direction or supervision
  • Part qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA).
  • Strong stake holder management experience.


This is an immediate opportunity so please apply now for immediate consideration

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