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Finance - Bid estimator

Finance - Bid estimator

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    £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, subsidised healthcare

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    Geoff Hunt

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    24 days ago

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Are you part-qualified or qualified and looking for a role with a difference?

This opportunity allows you to work with a close knit and exceedingly busy local team whilst having the benefit of being part of a wider global matrix organisation with an outstanding reputation and premium brand.

Ideally you will love:

  • Excel and have strong technical systems skills
  • No two days will be the same
  • Having a strong accountancy/finance based role with the interface to sales, bids and international customers
  • Working for an international business which offers sponsorship for qualification and further learning and development and a strong benefits package including 26 days holiday from day 1, Subsidised dental and healthcare and the opportunity for an annual bonus.

You will have:

  • A CIMA or ACCA professional accounting background and be fully or part qualified
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A keen understanding working to deadlines

The Role:

Working alongside the Bid Manager, Finance and Sales teams you will be applying the estimating process for the bid and briefing the process to all bid team members responsible for cost estimation by using the budget tool and parameters agreed by the team.

In addition you will create and present the "model" estimate based on parameters provided by Bid Engineering and using current norms/rates. Where necessary, issuing cost input sheets in the required formats to those required to provide cost estimates. Expediting the delivery of estimates from discipline leads and using an estimate tracker to ensure transparent version control.

Continually reviewing estimating inputs for accuracy and validity and inputting completed estimates into Tender Template and Pricing Document.

This role is one where you need to show agility and work in an ever changing environment. Being able to apply Risk, Warranty, Margin, inflation and other adjustments to the estimate, as provided by Finance and the tender template and agreed by the team. In addition to interfacing with the bid Finance Manager to ensure that all rates, exchange rates and inflation rates are correctly applied in the tender template

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