Thursday , February 2 2023

Openreach Jobs – Business Partnering and Commercial Finance Manager

Website Openreach

Job Description:

FND is the business unit within Openreach responsible for the delivery of all network build programmes and contracts across Openreach for residential and business customers, which plays an essential role in building Britain’s connected future.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Input into quarterly forecasts and annual budget, securing inclusion of transformation into the delivery regional units and capital programmes.
  • Accountable for securing capital investment in transformation programmes from the Openreach Investment Board and/or BT Group as applicable. Will own cases end to end in partnership with the business.
  • Lead on ad hoc large scale strategic business cases such as product launches and resourcing decisions, challenging key business assumptions and ensuring key control of financials via Forecast, Risks and Op’s and Outlooks.
  • Responsible for interlocking of transformation targets within investment cases with CAPEX Business Partners to ensure deliverable in the operations.
  • Finance lead for all transformation reporting to various governance forums, including monthly exec reviews, providing data and analysis as requested.
  • Accountable for running the overall governance for large scale transformation programmes for FND (Fibre Network Delivery) – including reviewing all business cases to ensure benefits are accurate and sustainable, providing appropriate level of support and challenge to Transformation teams, recommending cases for approval to unit FD.
  • Steward, lead and partner with the business, to ensure all transformation activities are carried out in accordance with, and in the spirit of, local legislative requirements, and enhance and protect Openreach for now and the future.

Job Requirements:

  • Pragmatic team player, adept at holding others to account through a challenging and supportive leadership style, whilst consistently delivering on their own commitments.
  • Sets agendas, identifies opportunities and promotes the highest standards of best practice and provides insight on finance work area(s) or specialism.
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience driving daily concepts to deliver longer term vision with the ability to cut through barriers to bring real clarity and focus to delivering for our customers.
  • Experience of positively influencing business performance by using data, commentary and analysis to inform decision making.
  • Fully qualified accountant / Further qualification to support specialism with significant PQE (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, IIA, CISA, ACT, CTA, MCT, IR Society Certificate or equivalent).
  • Financial authority on new business opportunities and investments. Personally accountable for all business unit costs/revenue performance and business results.
  • An ability to matrix-manage cross-business teams to complex and multi-phase solutions (across technology, commercial, product and process design, network design and build).

Job Details:

Company: Openreach

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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