Country:

Australia

Cities:

Melbourne

Area of expertise:

Corporate Functions

Job Description

About you

You are a passionate and hardworking finance professional with a fascination for the shaping of deals, with validated advance analytical and interpersonal skills.


About the job

As a member of the Pricing & Deal Shaping team, you will use your proven advanced analytical & finance skills by providing independent discernment and strong expertise to the global team responsible for the financial aspects of crafting and pricing client engagements and other corporate transactions. You will execute complex tasks and provide coordination for processes as well as acting as a SME in the bid process.


Day-to-day, your work will include:

Act as a business advisor to Avanade leadership in the crafting of transactions for Avanade’s largest engagements, including complex multi-Market Unit consulting and managed services engagements

  • Support financial aspects for crafting, structuring and closing transactions and ensuring compelling business cases for both Avanade and its clients
  • Develop creative and innovative executable deals including leading commercial arrangements, often across multiple concurrent deal opportunities
  • Evaluate financial investment performance and underlying costs of an offering through the creation of valuation models, pricing models and preparation of market and competitive assessments
  • Drive globally consistent financial deliverables, ensuring accuracy and compliance with internal policies, GAAP and commercial standards
  • Support proposal/project teams through management and ownership of financial landscape of deal review and enabling the transition to delivery
  • Independently performing advanced calculations, analysis, and/or projections
  • Translate detailed financial concepts into usable insights and reports for the business
  • Verify accuracy of outputs from critical financial systems and leading troubleshooting and correction activities as needed
  • Lead workstreams and processes as a part of a larger project/initiative and verify/check the work of junior colleagues
  • Produce deliverables and reports under direction and review of more senior team members


Your skills

  • Tertiary qualified in Commerce, Finance or related field
  • Understanding of consulting/professional services contracts and deal structures (Local and Global)
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment and drive outcomes
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Translation of financial data into tangible business insights
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Knowledge of resource management and staffing costings are helpful
  • Strong in Microsoft Office programs: Excel, SharePoint, Word, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in finance or pricing related role

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.


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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.