Senior Commercial Analyst

Hook | Accountancy

Senior Commercial Analyst  
Hybrid attached to the Hook office     
Full Time, Permanent 

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum (dependent on experience) 


Here at Serco, we are seeking an experienced Senior Commercial Analyst to provide dedicated, high quality financial modelling and commercial bid resource across all Business Units within the UK & Europe division, along with supporting the wider business with expert financial modelling skills.


In this key role, you will ensure that Serco remains in the best position to win good business to grow and develop the company. Day to day this means working with bid teams to develop and populate accurate cost models, active challenging of technical inputs and working to both satisfy internal governance requirements and support analysis of optimal pricing solutions that will be provided to customers alongside our proposed technical solution for outsourced Contracts.


This is an opportunity to work in a diverse organisation, in a highly commercial role and to gain a broad range of experience in a bidding environment.

As part of this you'll:


  • Influence decision making on bids by using the modelling process to highlight the outcomes and impact of different areas of the bid strategy
  • Provide expert modelling as required throughout the business, such as supporting customer negotiations and operating forecasts
  • Provide support to the bid governance process, identifying financial and commercial risks for discussion
  • Ensure compliance across the UK with Serco Group policy and standards relating to financial modelling
  • Assist in developing data manipulation capability beyond the modelling of financial data to support emerging commercial propositions across the business
  • Support in the delivery of a cost-effective model audit capability, and the implementation of a suite of pre-audited financial models for wider use across the contract base

What you'll need to do the role:

  • Expert Excel skills
  • Strong bid financial modelling skills
  • Ability to challenge key stakeholders with effective communication skills
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen
  • Relevant professional financial qualification (or equivalent combination of relevant alternative professional qualification and relevant financial experience)
  • This role supports a first time move from practice, providing opportunity to further develop your accounting skills and application together with the support to develop commercial acumen in a forward-looking role


Serco holds a Premier Partner Accreditation with CIMA making it an employer of choice for both CIMA students and members.  


What we offer:


  • Company car & up to 10% bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working considered
  • Pension - 6%
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike4Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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09/12/2022 02:50:00
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