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Phones Commercial Finance Analyst

Date: 06-Apr-2021

Location: UXBRIDGE, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.


giffgaff is a little different to your `normal` telecoms company. It`s a mobile business owned by Telefonica, but run by its members. Sounds interesting? It is. 


giffgaff is a fast growing mobile network. Our business model is unique - we take a highly collaborative approach with our members who help (and are rewarded for helping) across all areas of the business. Our vibrant online community, online platform and immense value proposition are key to our success. We do not have a retail footprint or expensive call centres, so we can pass these savings straight on to our members in a way that no other telecoms business does.


As a lean organisation, our team is built of people who are multi-skilled, highly motivated and flexible - if that sounds you like you we`d love to hear from you.



About the Team:

The Commercial finance team Is Integral to the commercial success of giffgaff.   We business partner the Commerce, Product and Marketing teams to ensure that all channels, products and propositions deliver the best value for giffgaff. We also provide financial planning & analysis to the business to show the performance of the P&L and KPIs, along with producing outlooks, forecasts and budgets to Identify risks & opportunities to that performance.


About the Role:

The role will report into the Senior Phones Analyst.  It will play a key role collaborating and busines partnering the giffgaff handset teams and other stakeholders across the business to help deliver a strong long term financial performance within the phones business.

Carrying out weekly reporting, pricing, and market trend analysis, and supporting key processes such as stock purchasing, price changes and promotional planning.

Assisting in the provision of monthly outlooks and forecasts for the giffgaff handset channel, highlighting risks and opportunities.  Working with financial control to ensure outlooks are aligned with the to the P&L at month end.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partnering: Supporting the handsets team on key processes such as weekly handset price changes, stock purchasing, vendor funding and promotional planning.
  • Analysis: Provide analysis of the evolving handset market, highlighting trends in pricing, new releases, and competitor promotions - making actionable recommendations.
  • Reporting: Weekly reporting of key performance metrics to relevant stakeholders and understanding the metric key drivers to inform decision making.
  • Forecasting: Support the delivery of accurate outlooks, forecasts, and yearly handset budgets. Working with the team to ensure they are a realistic reflection of performance and highlighting any risks or opportunities.
  • Month End: Working with financial control at month end carry out reconciliations to ensure commercial performance is reflected in the P&L.


What We Need from You:

  • Graduate with a numeric degree, 2.1 or better.
  • The ambition to study for a professional finance qualification (CIMA / ACCA) and to progress to the next level.
  • Strong analytical skills, including excel modelling and ideally SQL programming (or a desire to learn these skills)
  • Pro-active and driven with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good communicator, positive, a team-player that is curious and customer focused.
  • Relevant work experience



Location: Uxbridge

Application Closing Date: Friday 16th April 2021


Salary and Benefits: 


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.  


We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering flexible approaches to working. 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.