Finance Manager - Commercial Finance
BT Group
Ireland-United Kingdom-London
5d ago

Working pattern

StandardSalary : Competitive

Closing date

Sep 2, 2019, 6 : 59 : 00 PM

Commercial Finance

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

BT currently invests c. £3.5bn per year in its capital programmes, driving huge value across the group. The investments underpin our strategy to deliver integrated network leadership, differentiated customer experience, and transform our cost base.

The purpose of the role is support the development of a value-creating, fundable investment strategy over the MTP, owning the delivery of consistent performance reporting to key stakeholders (Investment Board, External Reporting and Executive Committee).

Working in the high profile Group FP&A / Commercial Finance team provides a fantastic opportunity to influence BT’s investment management strategy.

The team’s ultimate goal being to deliver our financial plans and maximise the returns on our investment across the Group through prioritised capital allocation.

What you'll be doing

  • Managing the group capital reporting, including managing the relationship with the FSSC who provide reporting support
  • Managing the budgeting and forecasting process for group capex, including co-ordination of all business units
  • Enabling the BT Investment Board to be effective by providing action orientated analysis so it is equipped to make the best operational and strategic decisions
  • Supporting prioritisation of investment to optimise returns - achieved through; ensuring strategic alignment, improving visibility of expected and achieved returns and operating a process that enables comparison of commercial benefits
  • Identifying opportunities for efficiency in our capital programmes to reduce cost, for example co-ordination of vendor analysis, efficient and achievable labour profiles
  • Acting as an expert’ in the field of capital management and investment governance, becoming a primary contact in offering advice and recommendations where required, include recommendations on investment plans
  • Driving change to simplify the way work across the team
  • We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Strong analytical and eye for detail
  • Well organised self-starter with a proactive approach, and ability to use your initiative
  • Team Working real team player
  • Experience in managing virtual teams, and leading by influence
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management
  • Comfortable working in high exposure environment across both finance and non-finance

  • Typically educated to Degree level
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with some PQE
  • Industry Experience advantageous
  • Good career progression to date
  • Track record of delivery and proven success

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint
  • Why choose us?

    We’ve always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world. You can trace this back to our beginning as pioneers of the world’s first telecommunications company.

    At our heart, we’re a technology company with research and innovation in our bones, and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers.

    Those are the values we live by. Creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    Our pursuit of progress over the past 180 years has established BT as a strong, successful brand, with huge scale, capable of achieving great things.

    From supporting emergency services, hospitals, banks and keeping economies around the world online, safe, and secure. To delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport.

    Today, in this fast changing, always on, digital world, our purpose remains true. Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before.

    So if you have the drive, optimism, and resilience to help propel us forward, we’ll offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things, and pursue new careers.

    If that’s you, and what you’re looking for. We’d love you to be part of our future.

    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. #LI MS

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