Commercial Accountant

About the Role

As a Commercial Accountant with St John Ambulance, you will be responsible for providing a best-in-class business partnering service, primarily for the National Bid Team (but extending to other income generation operations i.e. Fundraising), as well as the pricing/costing of St John bids such as tenders, grant applications, contract negotiation and monitoring of actual outturn against the pricing/costing submitted, as well as, the associated internal and external reporting requirements. You will also provide high-quality analysis and business insight to both support and influence strategic decision making by St John’s management teams.

Please note the role can be based at our London or Birmingham Office.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have a successful track record in delivering the above, preferably in Ambulance Trust / CCG bids and understand commissioning frameworks. You will also have the ability to build relationships with and influence a variety of stakeholders. This role requires excellent communication / negotiating skills, including good presentation and logical argument and challenge at high-level meetings and the ability to work with stakeholders both internally and externally including senior management. 

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.

We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.

Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.

You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.

Interview Date: 5 February 2019
Application Review Date: 15 January 2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role

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Job Role
Finance & Corporate Services


Salary Description
£46,760 - £63,090

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