Senior Pricing Financial Analyst

Accounting / Finance Hayes, Greater London


Description

The Rackspace Commercial Finance Team has a pivotal role in developing Global Pricing Strategy, supporting Sales and Service Delivery organisations in bringing revenue in the business and maintaining it, performing analysis of the relevant financial metrics and working closely with the wider business to understand market trends as well as internal needs. Within this team, a Senior Pricing Analyst will be a major contributor to developing the tools and resources to define and implement the Global Pricing Strategy for the INTL region (defined as EMEA and APAC). Daily tasks include working closely with various commercial and product teams, analysing and identifying key financial information and trends to advise, drive and influence key commercial decisions.

We are looking for someone who can work under pressure, maintain high standards of deliverables and attention to detail, who thinks in a structured way, is highly analytical and has stellar interpersonal skills. A successful candidate should be able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks, be curious about technology, willing to learn and should have a very strong understanding of financial concepts.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide guidance to sales and support organizations with regards to the best commercial approach to a specific customer deal / renewal
  • Build financial models for new product unit economics as well as custom client-specific commercials
  • Work with US and APAC Finance teams to ensure a global pricing strategy is defined and implemented consistently throughout geographies
  • Help drive profitability through the provision of quality management information and commercial advice
  • Constantly improve pricing tools & processes and train sales and support organisations on these
  • Engage directly in customer negotiations for the most strategic customers
Key Requirements:
  • Bachelors in Business Administration/Finance/Economics
  • Masters degree and/or previous relevant working experience
  • Prior commercial experience in B2B recurring revenue business is highly desirable
  • Self-starter that takes ownership of issues and drives them toward a conclusion
  • Project management and cross-functional collaboration experience
  • Thought leader and creative thinker
  • Able to succeed in a fast, high-growth and fairly unstructured work environment
  • Able to dig into details as well as analyse data from a high level view
  • Advanced Excel skills (Power Pivots, Slicers and SQL reports desirable)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal/networking skills
  • Team player with an open and internal customer focused approach

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