Allied Universal Financial Analyst – Pricing and Bid Support in Santa Ana, California
We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst - Pricing & Bid Support to join our corporate team. This role has high visibility and daily interaction with executive leadership. We are looking for a confident self-starter to provide bid pricing and contract negotiation support. This individual will also support the finance organization on ad hoc projects.
Primary responsibilities include the following:
Provide financial support to all sales and operations levels regarding the company’s rate negotiation process.
Represent the Pricing Team on kick off calls with Sales, Sales Leadership, Operations Leadership and the two other support functions Legal and the Proposal Team
Complete profitability audits of large contracts as they relate to contract compliance
Maintain financial models for pricing bids and supply financial information to leadership which allows them to make business decisions about pricing for clients and prospects.
Provide financial analysis for all new and incremental business
Prepare company financial performance metrics and ratios for RFP bid packages
Work with training to help improve divisional financial analytical capabilities that will allow for improved divisional participation in contract renewal/retention and rate negotiations
Support sales and operations by attending client meetings as the financial expert to assist in the pursuit of new opportunities and retention of current client base
Communicate often and effectively with the regional teams while balancing time to analyze data and contracts
Perform other related tasks, projects and ad hoc analyses as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and at least two years of related work experience developing financial metrics, reviewing financial statements or financial models.. Contracts pricing experience is a plus! Additional requirements include:
Professional leadership and communication skills to effectively disseminate critical information to all levels of the organization.
Strong Attention to detail, accuracy is a must
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
Ability to present complex financial information succinctly in writing and verbally to the executive team
Professional presentation/public speaking skills a plus
Advanced Microsoft office experience – primarily Excel
Demonstrated problem solving, confidence and decision making ability to manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines
Multitasking in a deadline driven environment experience a plus
Must be comfortable operating autonomously and taking ownership of projects and the results
Ability to work together with a team on both team and individual goals or deadlines
Leadership skills and charisma to earn group buy in on proposals and to embody our core values.
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com at http://www.aus.com/ .
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Job ID: 2019-311373
Location: United States-California-Santa Ana
Job Category: Accounting/Finance