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Senior Finance Manager - Trading Performance -6 month FTC

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: SLOUGH, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.


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We’re aware that we need more diversity in our senior leadership roles, so we welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. 

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About the Team:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Senior Finance Manager to join the Trading Performance team on a 6month secondment (Paternity Leave Cover) forming part of the wider commercial finance function.


About the Role:

The UK P&L delivers Turnover of £6Bn+/annum and is currently performing strongly driven by continued commercial momentum in the core Mobile proposition being Customer Led, Mobile First.


One of the core priorities of the T-UK Finance function is to provide the right insight and proactively shape the business through data-driven decision making.


This position has 2-3 direct reports and will support the CCO & Business Directorates by providing effective insight & analysis to be able to deliver and exceed business plans and financial targets


Key Responsibilities:


Weekly & Monthly:

-Analyse weekly and monthly trading performance outputs produced by the respective Performance teams.

-Draw out key messages to relay back through story-telling into the business through weekly forums such as Pre-Execute brief (CFO/SLT), Trading calls and M/E Reviews.

-Supporting the delivery of actions to improve both the Value and Trading metrics to drive the right result across the business.

Commercial Analysis:

-Using information and insight to influence the VMO2 Consumer/Business and help steer profitable growth.

-Influence & shape the key metric insights & dashboards required under the newly merged VMO2.



-Working closely with Teams across the Business to construct, review, challenge and present latest forecasting and budgeting financial analysis based on knowledge of P&Ls, Value KPIs and Trading.



- Finance Lead in supporting the delivery of FDP into VBS tools. This entails reviewing old world vs new world reconciliations and raising issues with D&I and Accenture should they occur.

-Responsible for signing off Value metrics and educating teams on the new NSV metric from the ‘one source of truth’ data.

-Driving improvement and efficiencies through better processes and smarter working under the VBS umbrella.


Story Telling:

-Ability & confidence to present analysis and influence multiple levels of stakeholders through messaging.


Stakeholder Management:

-Responsible for supporting the Head of Finance-Trading, Indirect & SMB Channels, P&L Leads, respective CCO, Business & VM Trading Performance Teams.

-Establish and develop collaborative relationships with Finance colleagues across VMO2 to provide the required insight and commentary to deliver optimum results.


What We Need from You:


-Accountancy background - CIMA, ACCA or ACA Qualified.

-Excellent analytical skills

-Confident presentation and communication skills with the ability to communicate in a succinct and insightful manner, articulating key messages across all levels of management.

-Capable of interacting and influencing individuals across Finance, CCO, Business & D&I.

-Self-motivated and able to prioritise whilst working to consistently tight deadlines.

-Desirable: SAP BPC/ MicroStrategy experience.


6 month FTC

Location: Slough

Application closing date: Friday 6th August 2021



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.