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Senior Finance Analyst

Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SB/PERM/SFA_1643805396
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Role: Senior Finance Analyst

Location: Reading (Hybrid)

Type: Permanent

We are looking for Senior Finance Analysts for one of the leading telecoms company based in Reading. This exciting role will enable you to further develop your financial analysis, relationship building and presentation skills, while providing guidance and key insights for the IT and Network Leadership decision makers, and the finance management team. Your key contributions will help to ensure our financial targets are achieved. Reporting to finance managers, and business partnering the various business areas within Technology Services, will be key to success in this role.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Month end management accounting and reporting activities, including the production of accrual and prepayment journals, detailed review and analysis of key spend areas and the production and presentation of insightful reporting
  • Key support contract reviews with business owners to support full year forecasting and accrual/prepayment schedules each month
  • Specific Network, IT, and Technical Services team budgeting and quarterly forecasting, ensuring a detailed understanding of the cost increases/decreases and full year variances, appropriately presented to the T&O finance leadership
  • Full year 5 Year Opex and Capex plan build with drivers and key movement analysis for specific Network, IT, and Technical Services teams. Cost categories including technology contracts, headcount, datacentres, operational support etc
  • Monthly resource planning and forecasting for respective business teams, and actuals reporting. Identifying staff capitalisation opportunities within key projects and programmes
  • Balance sheet movement analysis
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with specific Network, IT and Technical Services business owners, finance teams and cross-functional teams
  • Support the business to deliver cost saving initiatives cross functionally, or for key vendors across technology and operations, and the wider business
  • Support the business in reflecting any change requirements (approval flows, finance structures etc), and ensuring continuous improvement in finance processes and reporting

Experience Required:

  • Must have experience and skills:
  • 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.
  • Nice to have experience and skills:
  • Some experience of supporting technology teams.

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