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.


Job: Finance

Title: Finance Manager Strategy & planning

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London

Requisition ID: 90669