Commercial Accountant

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4 months
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
flag_no United Kingdom
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Commercial Accountant required for a 4 month contract in London with a Public Sector client of mine.

The post holder will be an experienced finance/business professional with significant experience in the development of pricing and costing models, understand and apply various financial reporting techniques, be able to develop business cases, and provide financial management advice to senior managers and budget holders. Significant previous experience in both the public and private sector is essential, whilst experience in cost-price modelling applied to international markets is desirable. The post holder will be expected to develop links with links with senior management and staff in the Institute's centres and directorates to ensure that data analysis and pricing models are accurate and recommendations are relevant, realistic and achievable.
Lead on the development of pricing policies, strategies and methodologies for the sale of products and services
Make recommendations to directors and other senior managers about pricing decisions including whether commercial or non-commercial rates should be charged
Develop new and innovative methods, models and practices for pricing commercial activity.
Mapping and analysis of data (financial and non-financial) to support income generation projects and opportunities.
Advising senior managers on the impact of legislation and statutory requirements when charging fees, both in the UK and internationally. This includes being fully conversant with the Institute's Standing Financial Instructions and Financial Procedures, 'Managing Public Money' guidance and ensuring Managers and Directors understand and adhere to them.
Set budgets for several income generating programmes, including forecast revenues and breakeven analysis
Ensure appropriate record keeping commercial activities for audit purposes and advise other departments on their obligations regarding financial records.

If you are interested in this position then please send through your CV ASAP. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days, then please take this as your application not being progressed this time round. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of responses we are unable to respond to all applications.

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited acts as both an employment business and as an employment agency.