BT Finance Manager in GBR, United Kingdom

Role: Consumer FP&A Manager

Location: St Pauls, London

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

The Consumer FP&A function works in partnership with the CFO and Finance Controller to develop stretching forecasts (including medium term plans) and help the business deliver financial and operational results. Reporting into the Consumer Planning Lead the role has a mix of planning, analysis and business partnering responsibilities as well as giving hands on experience of working with each of the Consumer sub divisional units (Voice, Broadband, Mobile, TV, Sport, PlusNet, Customer Care) on a day to day basis.

What you'll be doing

The role holder will support the Consumer Planning Lead in producing, analysing and communicating critical outputs from the planning process including bi-annual forecasts, quarterly Business Unit Reviews (BUR), monthly Risks & Opportunities (R&O) and weekly Ready Reckoners. The successful candidate will be commercially oriented with strong financial analytical and communication abilities and hold advanced Excel and Hyperion skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the monthly and intra month R&O processes ensuring financial assumptions are well understood and submissions from divisional units are accurate & timely

  • Challenge divisional units to improve forecast accuracy and management of their overall R&O position

  • Management of Consumer profit protection activities including the tracking of delivery of opportunities against plan

  • Support the planning and execution of the detailed and complex bi-annual forecasting processes as well as the BUR and R&O, including production of high-quality and insightful outputs to senior stakeholders including Consumer CFO and Group CFO

  • Drive continuous improvement to streamline and simplify processes and remove non-value add activities/inefficiencies

  • Own the end to end processes for forecasting SG&A (incl. TLC / TLR) as part of bi-annual forecast process including storyboarding and presenting to FD/CFO

  • Develop and manage production of key management information (including KPIs) to help communicate trends on actual and forecast business performance to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Collaborate and build strong professional relationships with the wider Consumer and Group Finance planning teams to help meet business objectives

  • Use finance systems and Excel to provide insightful, value-add and timely management information and analysis

We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

  • Strong communicator and excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Practical understanding of IFRS15 desirable

  • Ability to simplify and distil complex information in order to deliver key messages

  • Ability to work on multiple projects to tight timescales

  • Excellent Excel and advanced Powerpoint skills

  • Advanced Hyperion / Smartview interrogation skills

Why choose us?

We are looking for ambitious high-achievers that have proven themselves . Teamwork is the key to our success. You’ll fit right in our team from a wide variety of backgrounds all driven to make a real difference for BT.

BT offer a structured career ladder recognizing and rewarding strong performance. We offer great development and learning opportunities to help round out your skillset and progress in the way that is best for you.

We offer a strong benefits package, including free broadband, TV and Sport for all employees, an on target bonus scheme, discounted share schemes, a pension scheme and much more.

At BT, we’re creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future.

If you feel that you fit the bill in terms of skillset and can add value in this challenging environment, we are keen to hear from you!


We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Job: Finance

Title: Finance Manager

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR

Requisition ID: 92473