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Commercial Pricing Specialist/ Analyst

Bangsar South , Malaysia

Ref#: 19030355

Date published: 19-Aug-2019

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Responsibilities and duties
  • Help reinforce and ensure proper governance procedures were in place for deal sign off;
  • Work closely with commercial managers, sales team, business leaders etc. and provide timely support to help make a critical decision on sales strategy for new business; 
  • Actively communicate with country representatives for pricing and costing information updates;
  • Set up and maintain a systematic commercial database for historically closed deals as well as prevailing benchmarking data for counties in the region;
  • Assist in pricing and costing process for regional as well as the global response on the new business proposal;
  • Follow up with divisional business leaders/ local commercial contacts/ sales and client solutions team on pricing and any other commercial related queries or issues;
  • To assist with post bid coordination with the change management team (transition of new business) to ensure a smooth transfer of knowledge and tracking actual performance and contract negotiation;
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of country-specific labour costing and overheads allocations;
  • Promote awareness of governess procedures and assist the production of playbook/ training materials for the region.
Key Competencies and Qualification:
  • Education: Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred;
  • CPA/CA - part/ fully qualified;
  • Minimum 5 - 6 years’ experience in finance/accounting and/or at a Specialist level preparing and analyzing management reports, forecast modelling and performing sensitivity analysis;
  • Big 4 experience highly advantageous;
  • Highly detail-oriented and capable of analysing data with creativity and innovation in mind;
  • Extremely organised and methodical in your approach to work and the ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and on time;
  • React quickly to last-minute change, capable to learn new system and procedures with minimal supervision;
  • Available for overtimes on occasion is a must (e.g. meeting RFP submission deadline)
  • Must be a team and results-oriented with a high level of commitment;
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to handle a high volume of data with the ability to articulate complex business issues and encompass problem identification, evaluation, and resolution.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills;
  • Proficient in English (both written and spoken). Ability to effectively interact with and adapt to both Asian and Western business management style/culture;
  • Strong MS Excel data manipulation skills – pivot table, lookups, complex excel formula as a minimal
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, TM1, OneDrive will be an advantage;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities/parties/ different time zone.