Bid Support Finance Analyst - Atos - Wolverhampton - Wizbii

Bid Support Finance Analyst

  • By Atos
  • Intermediate level job
  • Wolverhampton (United Kingdom)

Job description

About Worldline

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with nearly 45 years of experience, Worldline supports and contributes to the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support. Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Mobility & e-Transactional Services and Financial Services including equensWorldline. Worldline employs more than 9,400 people worldwide, with estimated pro forma revenue of more than € 1.5 billion on a yearly basis. Worldline is an Atos company. worldline.com

Job Description

The Bid Finance Manager role is part of the Worldline UK Finance team which reports to the Worldline UK CFOs and together with the other members is responsible for the commercial shaping, strategy and pricing of all new bids/contracts and renewals/extensions of existing ones.

The role would be suitable for ambitious individuals looking to gain all round commercial experience.

The primary objective of the Bid Finance Manager is to provide commercial leadership to secure profitable new business forWorldline UK, typically working on a variety of deals across industries and of various sizes.

This work has four main streams:

Supporting the Bid team

· Plan and Co-ordinate the inputs from the technical teams in order to meet bid timelines and the customers formatting requirements.
· Escalates appropriately when issues are identified in timelines and planning
· Work as independently as the only Finance person on smaller bids and support colleagues on larger sales opportunities. Providing day to day financial and commercial support for the bid team as required
· Providing input to general bid team discussions to support the creation of a winning offer for Worldline. Identifying interfaces between bid team members and ensuring these are escalated for discussion e.g. solution/pricing interfaces
· Proactively seeks lessons learned from colleagues to enhance own scope of knowledge and increase Wordline' win chances

Supporting the Client

· Plan and Co-ordinate the inputs from the technical teams in order to meet bid timelines and the customers formatting requirements.
· Escalates appropriately when issues are identified in timelines and planning
· Work as independently as the only Finance person on smaller bids and support colleagues on larger sales opportunities. Providing day to day financial and commercial support for the bid team as required
· Providing input to general bid team discussions to support the creation of a winning offer for Worldline.
· Proactively seeks lessons learned from colleagues to enhance own scope of knowledge and increase Worldline's win chances

Adherence toDeal Governance

· Use standard Worldline tools to produce business case/financial model to support each deal including the production of profit and loss accounts, cash-flow, balance sheet and investment appraisal metrics e.g. Payback, net present value, internal rate of return
· Present the financial elements of the bid to the Worldline Governance team, appropriately highlighting risks and opportunities
· Review the financial elements of client and contractual documentation to ensure they reflect what has been approved through the governance process
· Ensuring that bids are peer reviewed by others in the team in a timely manner to identify any errors.
· Highlight at an appropriate level of granularity key levers which could impact the financials.

· Updates stakeholders appropriately and in a timely manner

Client Meetings

· Bid Finance Managers may be required to attend client meetings and/or calls in support of the sales teams and other financial architects on the deal.
· Able to demonstrate that the client's needs are being considered, manages client expectations

Essential Skills

· Typically educated to a degree level and hold a relevant professional qualification (e.g. CIMA/ACA/ACCA) in a numerate or business-related subject or have demonstrable experience working in pricing/bid environments
· Highly proficient in Excel (up to but not necessarily including Macro skills)
· Excellent interpersonal skills, experience of working with the operations, business, technical and sales functions
· Confident in internal interactions with strong oral and written communication skills
· Influencing skills – internally and externally with clients
· Strong organizational and prioritization skills
· Understands the implications of decisions and actions on overall business profitability
· Willing to travel as necessary in line with business needs

Desirable Criteria

· Experience of creating bespoke pricing mechanisms e.g. fixed, variable, tiered, unit pricing
· Experience of working in a large matrix organisation
· Collaborative in approach – is able to consider the client needs and the Worldline business needs

Why work at Worldline?
Our success comes from strong skills, new ideas, diverse points of view and the energy of all women and men from Worldline. Not only do they represent our Human Capital, they are also key players in our success. We make managing our talents a major asset in the success of our business.
But, at Worldline, we do more than just managing our talents. It is our top priority to involve them, inspire them, and develop them. In line with our guiding principle “Build your career and grow with us”, it is our mission to ensure that their potential can grow and flourish through the numerous development programs and career opportunities we offer.

Your Application
If you wish to apply for this position, please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.
Atos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience and relevant business requirements.
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the applications process for people with disabilities.
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About Atos

A propos d'Atos

Atos SE (Société Européenne), est une entreprise leader de services numériques avec un chiffre d'affaires annuel pro forma de l'ordre de 12 milliards d'euros et environ 100 000 collaborateurs dans 72 pays. Atos fournit à ses clients du monde entier des services de conseil et d'intégration de systèmes, d'infogérance, de Big Data et de Sécurité, d'opérations Cloud et des services transactionnels par l'intermédiaire de Worldline, le leader européen et un acteur mondial dans les services de paiement. Grâce à son expertise technologique et sa connaissance sectorielle pointue, Atos sert des clients dans différents secteurs : Industrie, Distribution, Transports, secteur Public, Santé, Services financiers, Télécoms, Défense et Sécurité, Médias et Services.

Atos déploie les technologies qui accélèrent le développement de ses clients et les aident à réaliser leur vision de l'entreprise du futur. Atos est le partenaire informatique mondial des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques. Le Groupe est coté sur le marché Euronext Paris et exerce ses activités sous les marques Atos, Bull, Canopy, Worldline, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid et Unify.

Pour plus d'information : fr.atos.net

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

For more information, visit: atos.net

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