• Business Partner/Commercial Finance Manager Jobs in United Kingdom - 25320229

  • BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 1 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

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

We have around 12 million customers and serve over half the FTSE 350 Our customers range from big household names, government departments and public service organisations right through to small businesses and new start-ups We cover both the communications and IT services markets Overall were focused on four main product markets Fixed Voice; Mobility; Fibre and connectivity; networked IT services provided over the biggest UK network in both Fixed and Mobile communications We also provide network IT services to corporate and public sector organisations in the Republic of Ireland

Our Wholesale business helps communications providers (CPs) and other organisations provide MVNO or MVNO phone services Our ventures provide mass-market services like directory enquiries and payphones, and enterprise services including Fleet Solutions and BT Redcare We also offer specialist enterprise services to our Internet of Things customers

Responsible for finance business partnering for a single sales channel within the Fixed sector or a major customer in the Mobile sector, acting as a trusted advisor to the management teams of these areas Play a key leadership role in shaping the direction of the sales channels and leading on commercial disputes, deal structuring & sign-off and sales optimisation

The role holder will provide financial leadership to translate strategy into practical solutions and day-to-day working practices and will be a key member of the units Senior Management Team

What youll be doing

Single point of contact for Channel/Account Director for all financial support
Preparation and reporting of financial and volume forecast, actuals, rolling forecast
Commercial contract management
Ability to understand trading performance and communicate its impact on financial performance and the payplan and identify and drive opportunities to mitigate shortfalls and leverage opportunities
Subject matter expert for wider group requirements regulatory, strategy, etc
Understand the commercial risks within a complex bid, and ensure the necessary mitigations in place
Play a role in negotiation where necessary
Ensure the in-life P&L is aligned to the bid P&L, and optimised throughout the life
To ensure financial control of the contracts in the respective area
Provide financial analysis, insight and recommendations to support resolution of commercial disputes
To provide support and insight on customer profitability, ROI / Offers / Discounts
To provide P&L and BS control, bad debt / CF billing
Influence strategic direction and support execution
Drive Cost Transformation agenda and following through to P&L
Lead interface for 3rd party costs/ RA where it is customer specific
Debt collection and resolution of customer specific billing issues
To provide FP&A to the business
To ensure adherence to SG&A controls for TLC/TLR
Financial support for and modelling of payplan / commissions
To provide financial support on Sales enablement cases
To provide channel insight for ARPU/discounting pricing
Lead, support external engagement, eg with customer Finance leads

Well also need to see these on your CV

Mandatory
Significant Senior Stakeholder experience and working within highly matrixed environments Experience of working with Commercial teams to deliver the unit financials
Ability to interpret financials into meaningful insight, to inform decision making
Be willing to voice an opinion and look at the art of the possible Must be able to create a clear vision, delivering against key metrics
Demonstrates an extremely high level of analytical capability

Preferred
Understands the Telecoms industry with good product knowledge

Why choose us

Corporate Functions help deliver our strategy and plans for growth We shape and steer the direction of the business by managing our people, finances, shared services and buildings We also oversee our legal, regulatory and compliance obligations too

At BT, were creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences Were creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed Thats why we welcome applications from all parts of the community

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Audit & Risk
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 03rd Jun 2020

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