Commercial Analyst -IT

Job Ref: HKCOMIT
Sectors: Financial Services, Retail, Professional Services, Manufacturing / Production, Technology
Date Added: 13 April 2018
  • Middlesex, England
  • £200 - £310 per Day
  • huhda khalid
  • 0203 096 4420

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A growing international renowned organisation is looking for an experienced candidate to support the Head of IT Commercial & Supplier Relationship Management on all IT financial and budget management matters, including supplier invoicing and the raising of IT purchase orders.

Principle accountabilities

  • IT lead at the budget review meetings with the Finance Department, including reporting on performance and being the point of contact on all IT budget matters.
  • Provide support to the Heads of IT on budget management, forecasting and spend analsyis including third party contracts.
  • Responsible for management and reporting of performance against budget for the IT core services, third party contracts and opex business case budgets.
  • Responsible for management of the IT core services billing process, including liaising with the IT Services team to ensure that monthly volumes and service credit calculations are correct.
  • Responsible for calculating month end accruals to ensure costs are accurately reflected in the accounts.
  • Responsible for management of the IT aged debt process, including liaising with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that debt is managed in a timely manner.
  • Provide support to the Heads of IT to drive out cost efficiencies within the IT budget, including providing support during any third party contract renewals/negotiations.

Key activities

  • Monthly IT budget reviews with the Finance Department.
  • Liasing with Heads of IT on budget spend, forecasting and third party contract renewals.
  • Overall management of the IT budget master spreadsheet, detailing cost by Domain and savings delivered during the period.
  • Preperation of IT estimates, including forecasting and reporting in line with Finance Department timetable.
  • IT core service and third party contract budget management and reporting.
  • Opex Business Case forecasting and performance reporting.
  • Analysing IT spend by year, category and supplier / contract.
  • Monthly IT core service billing and service credit calculation verification.
  • Management of IT aged debt process.

Framework and boundaries

  • A team of 6 with a total investment in IT Capex of approx. £100m + pa and 120 IT contracts with an approx. opex spend of £100m + pa.

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated to a degree or equivalent
  • Extensive experience of working in an IT Department and managing IT budgets.
  • Excellent relationship skills and the ability to demonstrate a range of influencing techniques.
  • Experience in managing IT contract budgets and liaising with third party suppliers.
  • Ability to problem solve and being able to identify possible efficiency opportunities.
  • Appropriate ITIL qualifications

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