About Us

    BJSS is an innovative tech consultancy – a team of problem solvers. Since 1993 we’ve been finding better ways to solve complex technology problems for some of the world’s leading organisations and delivered solutions that millions of people use every day.

    We bring together experts from diverse backgrounds and experiences in a collaborative and open culture to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients, and a stimulating and rewarding environment for our people.

    About the Role

    BJSS have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to join the Senior Finance Team on a permanent basis. Yours will be the Finance voice across all aspects of commercial finance and decision making and you will assume responsibility for commercial finance governance across the organisation.

    We’re keen to hear from people that have had experience within a similar role and environment and are both technically sound and also able to face off to the business and positively challenge where appropriate.

    This is a high-profile role within the business and the successful candidate will be expected to be a confident self-starter and subject matter expert who is able to clearly articulate complex viewpoints to non-financial stakeholders.

    Responsibilities (UK & ROW)

    • This role will form part of the Senior Finance Management Team and play a key part in maintaining and improving to the financial governance of the organisation
    • You will work closely with a range of senior stakeholders including the Board, Senior Leadership Group, Heads of Delivery and Heads of Client Services
    • Support commercial decision making from a Finance standpoint (deferring and escalating decision making where appropriate)
    • Establish credibility by being a trusted business partner to senior leaders within the organisation, with a focus on internal commercial stakeholders
    • Work closely with the international management and commercial teams in order to drive sustainable growth in an entrepreneurial environment
    • Provide accessible and in-depth commercial management information and KPI data
    • Develop and manage our internal investment case process
    • Support and drive revenue and margin growth initiatives
    • Maintain internal cost and rate cards
    • Establish discounting guidelines and standards
    • Work closely with the Senior Finance team to ensure a consistent approach and work towards achieving common goals
    • Deliver operational excellence, driving a culture of ongoing continual improvement and recommend areas for improvement

    About You

    Ideally you will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). Below is a summary of the kind of skills we feel the opportunity needs. Whilst it would be great if you meet all of the requirements, we would still love to hear from you should you feel you can add value to the team.

    • Proven commercial acumen and negotiation skills gained through experience in a similar role and/or at a similar organisation
    • Strong communicator with the confidence to positively challenge, influence and support at all levels
    • Experience in managing senior stakeholders
    • Demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and driving financial performance
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload
    • Proven ability to scope and deliver projects
    • Team player
    • A keen attention to detail
    • Experienced Microsoft Excel user
    • Experience – 5yrs+ post qual, all or part of in a Commercial Finance role

    Some of the Perks

    • A collaborative and inspiring environment working alongside some of the best tech people in the industry
    • Hybrid working – you can vary your working location to allow you to collaborate better, feed your creativity, and take the time and space to focus when you need it
    • Training opportunities and incentives – we support professional certifications across engineering and non-engineering roles
    • Flexible benefits allowance – you can spend on additional pension contributions, healthcare, dental and more…
    • We partner with Lifeworks to offer wellbeing support to our employees
    • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
    • Giving back – the ability to get involved nationally and regionally with partnerships to get people from different backgrounds into tech
    • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Discounts – we have preferred rates from dozens of retail, lifestyle and utility brands
    • An industry-leading referral scheme
    • Flexible holiday buy/sell option
    • Electric vehicle scheme
    • GymFlex gym membership program
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    Working at BJSS is full of benefits

    Choose your career

    Chart your career journey by attending cross capability meetings and events. With the help of your Squad Lead and Capability Lead, we want you to pursue a career in software that gets you excited to come to work every day.

    Keep learning

    We offer training, opportunities to gain accreditation through company-sponsored qualifications, have a dedicated online learning platform and access to O’Reilly Online Learning so that you’re always learning.

    Relax on us

    Each of our offices hosts a yearly weekend away to celebrate our achievements. Our employees and their families are invited to a weekend of activities and relaxation.

    Community involvement

    Our local communities are important to us. There are lots of opportunities to get involved and give back. Our people are also offered the chance to help upskill our BJSS Academy members.

    Refer your peers

    Our people know the kind of skills and personalities that make people fit in here. Our referral reward scheme is the best in the industry.

    Worldwide opporunities

    We operate across the UK, USA and Europe, providing opportunities to develop your skills and experience work in other cultures.

    Equal opportunities & diversity statement

    BJSS is committed to equal opportunities and diversity so we want to ensure that our recruitment and selection processes are fair to all who wish to apply.

    We encourage you to feel confident to let us know if you require any adjustments to be made to the application or interview process to help support you. You can do this by speaking to your BJSS recruitment contact. Or, if you’re not yet in touch with anyone from our recruitment team.

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