BT Finance Manager in London, United Kingdom
St Pauls, London
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Why this role matters
This is an exciting opportunity to join the B&PS Finance team, focusing on products P&Ls. This is a key growth area for the business, representing a genuine opportunity for B&PS to gain market share and deliver profitable, long term growth. This person will be responsible for the delivery of the financial objectives, delivering on target Revenue and margin with key focus on the execution of the annual business plan and financial performance that will help shape the 3 year strategic plan. This role is perfect for a commercially minded, dynamic individual who can deliver valuable insight into this strategically important area, challenging the business and driving meaningful change.
What you'll be doing
Revenue and gross margin forecasting : ensuring accurate forecasting across the portfolio. Both in year (BRF) and medium term (MTP). Including detailed analysis (volume / rate) and supporting commentary for senior management review.
Ensuring an efficient month end : accurate and timely review of revenue and gross margin results against budget, forecast and outlook.Undertake rigorous investigations and take ownership for resolution of issues. Feeding effectively into P&L reporting. Maintaining strong relationships with FC and wider finance teams. Strong working capital management.
Develop and improve key business processes : including review and control, so that assets and revenues are safeguarded. Ensuring that processes are robust, efficient and scalable to support future business growth. Working with operational leaders to ensure best practice is adopted and maintained.
Product and customer profitability: being the ‘expert’ in product economics. Analysing product profitability, implementation times and deal pipeline to drive P&L optimisation as look to capture market share. Ensuring lifetime customer value is maximised.
Challenging the cost base : assurance that costs are appropriate and are aligned to customer revenues. Including intra-BT changes (i.e. Openreach), 3 rd party equipment and internal project management / delivery. Working with Business Improvement and Transformation teams to drive out costs from the business.
Commercial support: working with commercial leaders (and teams) to provide insight and support sound commercial decision making. Including regular business reviews and ad hoc ‘deep dives’. Collaberation on developing future propositions – ensuring they are developed in a profitable manner, underpinning the strategy.
Customer operaions support: working with customer operations and experience leaders (and teams) to maximise customer satisfaction to build long term growth and revenue uplift opportunities.
We'll also need to see these on your CV
•Qualified accountant – ACA, ACMA, ACCA
•Strong, demonstrable, financial acumen and experience
•Experience dealing with financial systems and processes
•Knowledge of the mobile market is desirable
•Strong stakeholder management; you will be able to manage a range of stakeholders from operational managers to C-level executives. You are an ambassador for the team at all levels
•Drive to succeed in a fast paced ever changing environment, resolving data quality issues that exist
•Resilience to challenge business units and drive the change agenda to benefit customer and cost
•Composure to work in a high profile team that is results driven
•Strong commercial skills, understand underlying drivers of financial performance
•Good business partnering skills, ability to work cross functionally
•Very strong analytical and modelling 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 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
Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London-London
Requisition ID: 90632