Commercial Analyst

  • Job Reference: 161519
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
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  • Location: Hampshire (RG27 9UY), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £27,000 to £34,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Commercial Analyst

Hook, Hampshire

Up to £34,000 plus benefits and 25 days annual leave


In order to support our strategy for growth and to win good business it is vital that we are able to provide dedicated, high quality financial modelling and commercial bid resource across all our business units. That's why we're looking for a Commercial Analyst to sit within our UK&E Commercial Team to produce the complex financial modelling our Business Unit leaders need.

In this role you'll work closely with Senior Commercial colleagues and liaise across multiple functions including finance, business development, operations and legal as well as our Bid teams to develop and populate cost models that allows optimal pricing to be determined. This will include tasks such as:

  • Working with colleagues on scenario testing and risk analysis.
  • The building of robust financial models to reflect pricing mechanisms, contractual requirements and technical solutions
  • Cost collection, analysis and challenge (including understanding the relevant technical requirements)
  • Providing input into the building of financial business case and ensure that businesses commercial best practice is adhered to.

This is a great project-based opportunity to work in a diverse and complex organisation within a highly commercial role and gain a broad range of experience within a bidding environment - and as part of the role you will be funded towards gaining a CIMA qualification.


What you need to do the job 

To be successful you will naturally be able to think analytically, with a proactive mindset. You will be a strong communicator and a good team player with a professional demeanour.   

You will have strong academic results in a numeral based degree e.g. Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Physics. You will demonstrate a willingness and aptitude to learn at a rapid rate and be able to organise and prioritise work in order to meet deadlines.

You will have the ability to develop a sound knowledge of excel and financial modelling best practice and a commitment to gaining a CIMA qualification.


Why Serco 

Meaningful and vital work: You'll support colleagues across the business, creating financial models in order to make key decisions, supporting the business in delivering essential services to our government.

A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find.

Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.  


What we offer 

  • Competitive salary per annum 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme 
  • An autonomous and supportive culture 
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion




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 a Disability Confident level 3 employer 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. 


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.