BT Group

Bid Finance Analyst

BT Group
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
30 Mar 2023
10 Apr 2023
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This role can be based in London, Birmingham or Bristol.

Why this job matters
  • Winning and retaining profitable business across B&PS key accounts on strategic deals is critical
  • Drive financial risk mitigation and management of key commercial issues
  • Positively influencing win rates and directly impact BT's drive for profitable growth on the more complex deals
  • Financial leadership, having the ability to influence the bid support function, quality and accuracy of bid response
  • Be recognised as a trusted advisor to senior management and subject matter expert for bid
What you'll be doing

Takes accountability for discreet and/or complex bids within a specific field of responsibility
  • Identify, quantify and financial risk - key input to the bid decision making process
  • Support with recommendations and analysis into customer negotiations
  • On time and accurate completion of the Finance briefing for the appropriate DOA sign off having applied the best practices
  • Assurance for the accurate completion of customer pricing sheets
  • Contribute to the production of Finance Schedules
  • Produce bid P&L and cash flow for Complex Network and non-standard bids
  • Developing product knowledge to become subject matter expert
Skills required for the job
  • Member of an accounting professional body e.g. ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA
  • Senior stakeholder management experience
  • Ability to interpret financials into meaningful insight, to inform decision making
  • Ability to operate under pressure of deadline driven sales environment
  • Demonstrate a high level of analytical capability
  • 10% on target bonus
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • BT Pension Scheme: 5% employee contribution, 10% BT contribution
  • BT Share Plans
  • Discounted BT products including TV, Mobile and Broadband
  • World class training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
Why this job matters

The Commercial Finance Analyst, executes commercial finance activities,Ã, including business planning, forecasting, budgeting & reporting in accordance with best practice corporate governance, inÃ, alignment with Group business objectives

What you'll be doing

1. Delivers detailed analysis and recommendations for commercial deals, business decision, and investment appraisals/business cases, including financial outcomes and key performance indicators
2. Builds business partnering relationships with key stakeholders, acting as a trusted advisor, being able to both challenge and support
3. Supports with the construction of commercial propositions and complex bids
4. Supports bids and/or deals with financial modelling and analysis. Identifying dependencies between programmes and/or project benefits and output
5. Supports the commercial finance team to influence win rates and directly impact BT's drive for profitable growth on the more complex deals
6. Delivers financial planning deliverables, including budgeting, forecasts, and financial plans
7. Prepares management reporting, analyse data and provide insights to improve operational and financial performance
8. Identifies strategic issues and raises questions to help customers explore and understand their wider business challenges and recommends solutions to help them achieve their objectives
9. Mentors and coaches junior members of the finance team
10. Supports the identification and management of risk through regular assessment and diligent execution of controls and mitigations, raising any concerns as appropriate
11. Keeps knowledge up to date on emerging trends and changes in financial analysis principles and practices, sharing with team members
12. Supports in the implementation of ways to improve working processes within area of responsibility and communicate issues and areas for improvement to business unit/area managers such as through supporting resolution of any data issues impacting productivity or compliance

The skills you'll need

Management Reporting

Accounting Principles

Financial Accounting

Financial Controls, Compliance & Risk

Statutory & External Financial Reporting

Forecasting, Planning & Budgeting

Project/Programme Management

Finance Data, Processes & Systems

Risk & Assurance

Financial & Data Analysis & Insight

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

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