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Commission Accountant- 6 month FTC

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: LEEDS, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.



It matters to us that Team O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. 

We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.   

Whoever you are, O2 has a place for you. 

Come join us.



About the Team:

The UK Telco market is one of the most competitive markets in Europe. O2 sell their diverse range of products and services to consumers and businesses, through a combination of direct and indirect sales channels.


O2 have introduced industry leading commissions IT capability to manage the commercial payments due to the indirect sales channels. The UK Commissions function is responsible for the accuracy and analysis of complex commission data, accurate payment calculation, reconciliation, financial assurance and reporting of indirect sales channel commission.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Commissions Commercial and Operations Delivery Manager, and working within a wider team of 18, this role will provide service excellence to our indirect sales channel partners in relation to the payment, reconciliation, risk management and reporting across the team.


The successful candidate will be based in Leeds with occasional travel within the UK


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the team through the monthly process of creating, assuring and reporting on the monthly payment process for all channels/ commercials.
  • Sharing best practice & drive efficiency by collaborative working. Continually seek opportunities to improve processes and reporting.
  • Provide regular financial and commissions performance reporting internally and to the sales channel.
  • Act as main point of contact within Commission for the Financial Control team.
  • Assist on the Ao2 programme (new CRM system), as and when required. 
  • Responsibility for compliance and governance including SOX controls.


What We Need from You:

  • Commercially astute and self-confident with demonstrable experience of understanding detailed level quality and assurance checks and understanding complex commercials, across a high volume data driven framework
  • Confident in communicating and influencing stakeholder relationships at various levels.
  • Ability to analyse & articulate complex and detailed subject matter and data structures simply and in a thoroughly engaging manner.
  • Proactive and tenacious approach to problem solving and the ability to make data driven decisions to influence and deliver changes and improvement. Ability to summarise findings & highlight salient points with consideration for the intended audience
  • Qualified accountant or passed finalist (CIMA/ ACA/ ACCA), or qualified by demonstrable experience.
  • Excel to an advanced standard (essential). MS Access (desirable). Knowledge of CRM/ billing systems (desirable).



6 month FTC

Location:  Leeds

Closing Date: Friday 6th August 2021



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We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  


Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform - O2 Campus. 


We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering flexible working arrangements. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  


Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 


If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help.