BT Finance Manager Strategy & planning in London, United Kingdom
Finance Manager - Strategy & Planning
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
Our purpose is to use the power of communication to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities.
This role plays a significant and central part of ensuring the business success of Major & Public Sector, delivering financial planning and strategy to shape commercial decision making that enhances the sustainable profitable revenue growth across a range of products and services, in both the medium and long term. The role entails the following activities:
Drive financial analysis and insight to support the commercial & strategy teams
Financial & commercial evaluation of key investments
Implement financial & commercial project and processes
Lead on the planning processes across M&PS finance, identifying and driving governance improvement opportunities
What you'll be doing
Managing and building key commercial and strategic financial forecasts (outlooks, BRFs and Medium Term Plans) on a rolling basis. Requires strong MS Excel skills to build complex scenario based models.
Building and executing plans to deliver projects within the finance team including the above forecasts. Requires excellent planning skills and the ability to work with & align key stakeholders across multiple business functions.
Lead, support and provide analysis to assist projects linked to the delivery of the BRF and MTP, including managing the governance for Capex investment and approval.
Lead on managing business cases, including maintaining and owning case templates & supporting on reviews of completed templates, challenging the initiative owners
Help to business partner the commercial and strategy team in M&PS, ensuring alignment on insight, plans and initiatives going forwards.
Lead on managing and improving cash collection / outstanding debt reduction
We'll also need to see these on your CV
Either Professional Accountancy Qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA etc)
Good spreadsheet modelling and analysis skills
Experience of using forecasting tools
Ability to own and deliver results
Creative thinking and innovation
Constantly challenging the status quo; continually seeks out best practice
Ability to convey the complex in a simple and meaningful manner
Good influencer and strong communicator across all levels of the organisation
Awareness of how the role contributes to the strategic aims of the business
Ability to build relationships across a wide range of disciplines and levels of management, both internally and externally
Strong stakeholder management; the ability to manage a range of stakeholders up to and including finance director level, and the resilience to challenge them
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 recognising 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.
Title: Finance Manager Strategy & planning
Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London
Requisition ID: 90669