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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SQ 120522_1652343616
Contact Name: Sarah Quinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description


Here at Three we have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Analyst, to join our Technology Finance team. A key business area that is passionate about the Three Network and IT capabilities, that drive the company vision of Better Connectivity, everyday, for every customer.
We are a team of 15 dedicated to the financial management of the Technology division, which is responsible for the management and development of our IT systems, mobile network and new technologies.

We are looking for a proactive, ambitious and delivery focused individual who wishes to grow and develop their finance and business partnering skills. The successful candidate will provide effective and timely financial support, including insightful analysis on key capex spend, monthly accounting and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, project support and decision support to key business and finance stakeholders.

Please note this is a contract up until Oct 2022.

Main Description Text

This exciting role will enable you to further develop your financial analysis, relationship building and presentation skills, while providing guidance and key insights to capex decision makers, and the finance management team. Your key contributions will help to ensure our financial targets are achieved. Business partnering and supporting the IT and Service Operational business owners will be key to success in this role.

Main responsibilities include:
* Month end Capex management accounting and reporting activities, including accruals, detailed review and analysis of key spend areas and the production and presentation of insightful reporting, with assistance and support from a Senior Finance Analyst.
* Working with the Senior Finance Analyst and the business to prepare specific Capex budgeting and quarterly forecasting, ensuring a detailed understanding of the cost increases/decreases and full year variances, for presentation to the Technology finance leadership
* Building and maintaining key relationships with specific Capex business owners, finance teams and cross-functional teams
* Support the business in reflecting any change requirements (approval flows, finance structures etc), and ensuring continuous improvement in finance processes and reporting
* Assisting/working closely with the Networks and IT/Tech Services consulting teams with analysis and query resolution
* Assisting the Senior Finance Analyst with the preparation of Finance updates for Investment Review Board and business partnering the PMO on the overall meeting inputs
* Ownership and updating of Decommissioning project trackers/financial position and business partnering the key business stakeholder for decommissioning
* Preparation of project related asset reporting key KPIs for review with the project community
* Assisting and covering other analyst roles at times of high demand/leave cover
* Proactively seeking out potential problems before they become an issue and putting in place solutions.
* Adhoc analysis and projects as and when required

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Must have experience and skills:

  • Part Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).
    * Excellent MS Excel skills (including filters, pivot tables, lookups and charts).
    * Good Word and PowerPoint skills.
    * Able to prioritise and deliver high quality/accurate/timely reporting.
    * Strong accounting and reporting skills with great attention to detail.
    * Ability to work flexibly in a demand-led, rapid-change environment.

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