Assistant Commercial & Finance Manager

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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  • Client:


Our client is an integrated facilities management services who provide the solutions, support, and facilities management services and they are looking an Assistant Commercial & Finance Manager to be based in Samlesbury.

Job Purpose:

  • Understand Contract & Scope and be able to discuss interpretations with the client
  • Provide specialist Commercial advice to Operations within area of responsibility
  • Provide the client with building cost reports, explaining them and presenting in an accurate and professional manner
  • Ensure all managed budgets are reconciled and relevant CRF's/PO's are requested in plenty of time
  • Support of all bid activities and reconcile contract changes
  • Review extras and projects to make sure we achieve the contractual margin
  • Attend Projects review meetings on a regular basis to make sure all contractual items are met
  • Provide Commercial support to Finance to manage invoice queries in relation to the core invoice
  • Follows up to address specific issues identified from output of commercial strategy, address client queries
  • Own and manage the contract scope in relation to change request forms (CRF's) providing vital, key information to both finance, asset team and operations
  • Support and lead for commercial the monitoring and tracking of contract KPI and SLA achievement. Provide mitigation and validation for KPI's.
  • Organise and support team meetings and events as required
  • Support the team in the keeping of records, producing monthly reports as required
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects as required by the Finance & Commercial Manager and Account Director
  • Supports delivery of Health and Safety policy and standards
  • Working hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Personal Specification:

  • Extensive business experience in a services environment
  • A Financial (Ie CIMA/ACCA) or Legal qualification
  • A high level of understanding of the key financial drivers of a services business
  • An understanding of financial matters and business modelling i.e. VIR, IRR, PIA, NPV etc.
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of value led sales pricing and general cost estimating
  • Experienced in contract value optimization
  • Experience in preparing and negotiating legal and commercial aspects of sizeable services contracts
  • Experience of establishing and managing and/or working with joint venture partners
  • A thorough understanding of a commercial contract
  • Commercially focused and highly organised
  • Ability to prioritise workload within tight deadlines and to a high standard
  • Adjust rapidly and effectively to changes in work demands or business needs

Additional Information:

  • Company Car
  • Private Healthcare after 6 months
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.