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Assistant Commercial Analyst

  • Job reference: 921278
  • Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018

Our client, a leading international industrial servives provider based throughout the UK is seeking an Assistant Commercial Analyst for their offices based in Great Yarmouth.

The position holder is employed as a Trainee Commercial Analyst and is required to execute their identified job tasks in a diligent and efficient way as directed by the Commercial Manager.


  • To provide advice and support to Business Delivery Managers regarding commercial aspects of managing contracts. To provide visibility on Contract Financial Performance including the preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • To carry out audits and review as necessary, to assist with the identification and implementation of potential commercial improvements.
  • To ensure suitable controls are in place in support of financial deliverables.
  • To ensure compliance with company policies, processes and procedures related to the management of commercial aspects.
  • Supporting operations teams in the execution of contracts related to financial and overall performance against agreed budgets and preparation of reports in accordance with Company procedures.
  • To collate all relevant start-up information for jobs/phases and to set-up in company database.
  • Report to senior management the on-going financial performance of each job by preparing monthly management accounts. These will include accruals and prepayments, with the reported performance being fully analysed and explained via supporting variance analysis.
  • To review all invoices for completeness and correctness prior to submission to Client.
  • To assist in preparation of valuations on Fixed Price jobs.
  • Management of variations - including the identification, quantification, submission and agreement of.
  • To assist Business Delivery Managers in the preparation of monthly cost / value reports and to conduct subsequent analysis, review and feedback.
  • Collation of contract budgeting/forecasting information and check on integrity of information provided to ensure dependability of information provided.
  • Assist in preparation and resolving claims.
  • Submission of annual rates uplifts.
  • Assist in re-negotiation of revised contract terms.
  • Assists in preparation of Financial element for client reports.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven track record in a similar role.
  • Experience in fast paced work environment.
  • Possess a finance degree or be working towards a recognised accounting qualification or have suitable relevant experience working in a similar Commercial or Financial role
  • Commercial Awareness

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.