Bid Accountant

Job Description

Bid Accountant

What do you want to do with your future? Does working for a global company that’s at the forefront of innovation and technology interest you then a role at Siemens Mobility is for you!

We are looking to recruit a Bid Accountant to support tenders within our Rail Infrastructure business. You will play a critical role in the development of the bid and be seen as the expert regarding estimates and financial issues. You will report to the Senior Finance Manager and will be an integral part of the bid team working with people across the business in the UK.

Whatever your background, you’ll love your prospects at Siemens. The projects are stimulating, the attitude is inclusive, and the mindset is innovative the rewards are excellent. With Siemens, you’ll receive training and support, and be encouraged to take ownership of your role from day one

What are my responsibilities?

  • Production of robust and accurate financial tender approval documents and all required tender financial models.
  • Management of the estimating process, defining estimate templates, collating responses and consolidating into a single estimate database
  • Working with the bid team to produce value adding analysis of the estimates to understand the competitive position of the bid and to ensure estimates are complete
  • Management of all financial inputs to the tendering process, including foreign currency risk, inflation risk, credit risk assessments, Project cashflow, Finance related terms and conditions
  • Ensuring visibility of all key project risks and issues, and that these are accurately reflected in the risk register
  • Ensuring a clear understanding of any technology development requirements and their funding
  • Presentation of the key financial aspects of the bid to senior management in the business including up to Siemens Division
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant ACMA/ACA or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel including modelling and analysis techniques.
  • You will have a good understanding of working in a complex engineering contracting or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience of working in multi-discipline teams
  • Excellent Communication skills

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and overtime. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.



Job ID: 190911

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: SIEMENS MOBILITY LIMITED

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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