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Finance Specialist

Job Title: Finance Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Theale, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6
REF: Ja - 01 - FSB_1503477348
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Excellent opportunity open for a Finance Specialist who has worked in an Operational/Project Environment and ideally has good Business Partnering and Agresso skills, to come on board and work for a reputable telecommunications company, based in Theale, Berkshire. This will be a 6 months initial contract position. Competitive rates on offer

Key experience:

Financial accounting knowledge and experience of managing relationships

Telecoms infrastructure industry experience

Professional finance qualification (e.g. ACA/CIMA/ACCA)

Able to understand and interpret complex data sets

Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines

Advanced excel skills

Desirable experience:

Finance business partnering experience

Agresso ERP application software


  • To produce actual capex results on a monthly basis using Agresso finance system and other data sources in line with month end timetable. Requires analysis & collation of large & complex data sets from several source systems to calculate & report costs.
  • Including posting journals, reporting and balance sheet reconciliations to validate accuracy and robustness of information
  • Ensuring detailed understanding of finance system and processes to identify improvements in accuracy and efficiency of month end process
  • Ownership of the reporting and analysis of specific capex programs to identify appropriate analysis including variance analysis, calculation of key metrics and non-financial measures to ensure a deep understanding of the performance in the month
  • Provide business partnering service to capex program managers to provide insight into the financial effects of their decisions and allow the site roll-outs to be maximized at minimum cost
  • Preparing the annual budget and re-forecasting for capex
  • Work with the wider finance team and report results to the CFO and Head of Finance; work alongside the fixed asset accountant managing the fixed asset register; liaison with the Company's shareholders (Telefonica and Vodafone) on explanation of the monthly results; annual discussion with external auditors; business partnering the acquisition and delivery teams

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