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Commercial Finance Analyst (Fully Qualified Accountant)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst (Fully Qualified Accountant)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: with bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JZFORCE_1712048557
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Commercial Finance Analyst (Fully Qualified Accountant)
Type: Permanent
Location: Near Reading Station/ Hybrid working (2-3 days in the office)

MBNL is jointly owned by EE and Three, two of the UK's leading and most innovative mobile operators. Established in 2007 as the industry's first network-sharing joint venture, MBNL's mission is to provide best-in-class mobile infrastructure services to EE and Three for serving their tens of millions of customers in the UK. Working at MBNL means being part of a team where you feel connected, valued, and supported.


Working as part of the Commercial Finance Team, this role is solely responsible for all aspects of financial management for Site Running (~£400m per annum in value) and includes management accounting, reporting, business partnering, decision support, budgeting, and forecasting.

What you will do:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of monthly management accounts to shareholders through close collaboration with outsourcing partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Provide business partnering relationships to the Legal and Property teams.
  • Ensure appropriate governance, approval, and financial management of all finance processes within Site Running.
  • Drive reporting transformations within the team, exploring the use of PowerBI or other similar tools.
  • Produce and lead on 5-year plans and reforecasts for Site Running.
  • Use Financial Modelling to build outlooks and support commercial deals.
  • Be responsible for the management of the Property Escrow P2P process.
  • Take accountability and ownership of Site Running P&L and Balance sheets ensuring accounting practises are adhered to.
  • Take responsibility and ownership of the funding mechanism between MBNL and shareholders/MBNL and external partners to ensure appropriate levels are justified and maintained on monthly basis to support day to day operations.

The ideal candidate:

  • Qualified accountant - ACCA, CIMA or similar
  • Strong excel and I.T. ability
  • Experience in managing senior stakeholders
  • Strong controlling background
  • Excellent can-do attitude
  • Entrepreneurial skills Strong academic background
  • Project Management experience
  • Commercial experience in producing business and evaluation of business cases
  • Experience of supporting the business in managing large budget
  • Knowledge of procurement systems/processes, SAP

MBNL - building strength through inclusion.

At MBNL we embrace equality, diversity, and inclusion. People are at the heart of everything we do and collectively we strive to create an environment where everyone can flourish. By fostering an inclusive environment, we are championing each other's uniqueness.

Inclusion & Diversity within MBNL will unlock innovation and continue to evolve how we work, to help us deliver world class infrastructure for our Shareholders and their customers.
We will work creatively to offer flexible working arrangements, (like non-standard hours, part-time, remote working). We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

MBNL are proud recipients of the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award, and Disability Confident accredited.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.