Commercial Bid Analyst - Aberdeen

Ref: 106 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022

Vero is partnering exclusively with a world leader in providing a range of services to the on and offshore oil and gas industry to recruit a Commercial Bid Analyst. This represents a unique opportunity for a driven accountant to join a truly market leading business with a rich history, with responsibility for leading the development of new and existing business through in-depth modelling and analysis, and providing key decision making support to senior management.


For over 40 years our client has excelled at providing customised solutions to their clients in some of the harshest and most remote environments around the world. Our client currently operates in 18 countries and employs over 2000 staff globally, with active operations across 125 sites.


Who we’re looking for:


To be considered for this opportunity you will either be a part of fully qualified accountant (ICAS/CIMA/ACCA) with a progressive career path and a proven track record of achievement. You must be highly numerate and analytical with the ability to interpret and present data to clearly communicate trends and messages. In addition, you must have advanced Excel skills as this is critical to the role.


You might be working in professional practice and considering your first move into industry. You may be working in industry and seeking to use your numeracy skills in a more commercial setting. Both of these profiles will be considered if you have a real drive and will to succeed, first class IT and systems skills, the ability to see the bigger picture, and a commercial nous.


The role:


The Commercial Bid Analyst will join our client’s Offshore team. The position is critical in supporting the Global Offshore team in modelling of new and retention bid contracts.


The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the development of new and retention business pro-forma modelling, and the ongoing contract performance analysis including the development of an appropriate pricing framework.


Duties & Responsibilities


• Building of accurate financial models for new business and current business extensions, incorporating income statement/cash/ ROIC

• Taking review of ITT language and understanding commercial implications to the business in the context of existing operation and improvements that can be made to maximise return

• Work hand-in-hand with legal team to ensure all finance and commercial clauses are appropriately marked and approved

• Ad-hoc analysis of business cost base and existing contracts to highlight opportunities to optimise and model opportunities into new business and extension proposals

• Support financial ‘go-live’ of contracts from tender conversion to operations and in-region finance team

• Remain compliant with business risk profile requirements and be vigilant in highlighting any non-conformances to management – understanding the risk vs. reward make-up for the business’ various geographic segments

• Build relationships with finance and operations teams as well as clients to maximise touch points with prospective and existing clients

• Work closely with Northern Europe commercial finance team to ensure best practice is applied to Global Offshore


In return our client is offering a competitive salary and remuneration package in addition to first class career development opportunities. As a leader global employer future progression opportunities exist both locally and internationally.


This is a unique opportunity for a highly numerate and analytical individual who is seeking an operationally and commercially focused finance role.


Please apply in confidence by following the link below. If you’d like further information before applying please email