Head of Commercial

Location
England, North East England
Salary
£70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
18 Jan 2017
Ref
J1754
Contact
Kate Williamson
Job Title
Accountant
Category
Other
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Grafton Banks Finance is currently looking for a Head of Commercial Finance for a reputable company with a nationwide presence. Reporting into the Commercial Director, you will provide both strategic and day-to-day commercial support to the business.

Key responsibilities include:

*Manage and develop a team of pricing analysts to ensure targets and objectives are met
*Develop and maintain governance around costing and the wider business
*Manage bidding processes from a financial perspective to ensure contracts are financially competitive
*Review high risk and loss making contracts to appraise all options available
*Support with the identification and implementation of opportunities to enhance gross margin
*Manage and support the Commercial Director with projects and Pricing Analyst with bid modelling
*Ensure the pricing models are fit for purpose
*Develop and maintain a commercial policy across the UK business

You will be technically confident, having broad experience in Finance and Commercial Management, with a proven track record of contract retention and new business success. You will be qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA and should also be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge of commercial management and planning, strong analytical skills, the ability to support large and complex sales solutions and contract re-engineering.

This role requires somebody to spend time across multiple sites, as such you should be prepared for a large degree of travel throughout the North East, South East and East Midlands.

Due to the size of the organisation, various future opportunities also exist for committed, career hungry individuals as well as a competitive benefits package.