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FP&A Manager

Date: 01-Oct-2022

Location: SLOUGH, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Job Grade: PCGU / Level 5

Location(s):  Slough



About us


Tesco Mobile is a totally unique business, a 50/50 joint venture between Tesco and Telefónica O2 that launched back in 2003 and has gone from strength to strength as we’ve launched into new services, markets and customer propositions.


Working at Tesco Mobile means being employed by one of our joint venture shareholders – Tesco or Telefónica O2. Our head office roles are advertised with Tesco or Telefónica O2 and retail roles are advertised through Tesco.


Our culture is uniquely Tesco Mobile with a great sense of community, but with all the benefits of working for one of the shareholders as well.


We’re all about the customer and their experience. So if you’re as passionate as us about changing customer experiences for the better in the mobile world, this could be the job for you.


About the team


As part of the wider Commercial Finance function FP&A is at the heart of the company, it is the go to team to understanding performance & future projections. It is one of the very few teams who will have the opportunity to understand the entire business & be close to the strategic plans


About the role


Reporting into the Head of FP&A, this role will lead Tesco Mobile's short term & long term forecasts, partnering with senior stakeholders in the business. This person will also be key to communicating performance & influencing the business to make the right financial decisions.


This is a high profile role that has a high degree of exposure to key internal and external stakeholders.  You will need to excel at confidently and reliably communicating with impact at the highest levels across wide range of financial and non-financial business performance metrics.


Key Responsibilities


  • Lead short & long term forecasting cycles.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Working closely with commercial teams to produce to robust forecasts.
  • Influencing the business to make the right financial decisions,
  • Collaborating with Financial Accounting teams to understand P&L results.
  • Prepare board presentations.
  • Produce & present monthly performance updates to senior stakeholders, identifying key drivers and highlighting any underlying opportunities or risks.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the commercial drivers of the business.
  • Review and strengthen existing processes and financial models.


What We Need from You:


Essential Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Experience in Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Strong Stakeholder Management & Business Partnering Skills
  • Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Experience implementing cloud based planning tool desirable


Key Stakeholders


Financial Accounting
Commercial Finance
Leadership Team



We’re looking to pay a competitive salary (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.


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

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working, leveraging the advantages of face-to-face connectivity and enjoying the flexibility and productivity of remote working.


Our base will be the office, where we connect, collaborate and innovate – and there will be the expectation for everyone to be physically together more time than apart.  For Head Office roles we therefore expect colleagues to spend a proportion of their time in the office location listed on the job description.


We are supportive of colleagues having conversations with hiring managers about what office presence will look like in the context of the role


Please note:

  • If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help
  • Remember – you must notify your line manager whenever you apply for a new role, and if you are applying for a secondment, please take a look at the secondment policy available via the intranet
  • We're currently unable to accept applications for secondment roles from Stores colleagues, but we continue to welcome applications for permanent roles.  Please speak to your line manager/Regional Leader if you have any questions