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Finance Business Partner

Hays Senior Finance
Reading, England, Berkshire
GBP60000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + £ Competitive
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Science and technology
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company is a telecoms business situated in the Centre of Reading

Your new role Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance you will be involved in a variety of projects and will support the development and implementation of robust financial models and analysis across the business, ultimately helping to make financially sound decisions, which support the strategic goals of the business.
Role will include

  • Developing and embedding robust and standardised financial models for the business.
  • Forecast Models - own the maintenance and development of the P&L/ CAPEX forecasting model to enable scenario analysis, in relation to the budget cycle, long term cash flow management and inform future funding requirements for the business.
  • Lead with the provision of modelling best practice expertise, continuous improvements and support the broader finance function and bid teams, in reviewing model inputs & assumptions and ensuring appropriate assumption owners across the business.
  • Bid Team Support and Investment Appraisal appraisal of other network investment opportunities.
  • M&A / Debt Raise
  • Support the CFO & Head of Commercial Finance on key strategic business topics through commercial modelling.
  • Support the Commercial Finance Team & participate in the Finance Transformation and digitalisation strategy.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified accountant ACA, CIMA or ACCA
  • Expert Financial analysis and advanced / complex MS Excel Modelling skills, including the application of modelling standards / principals.
  • Experience of building and working with financial models, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, Analytics, and Investment cases.
  • Risk analysis tools
  • Strong understanding of investment principles (e.g.: DCF, IRR, NPV)
  • Understanding of accounting and financial concepts.
  • Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way.
  • Experience of Power Bi is advantageous.
  • Ability to build and review business models & an experienced leader and communicator at all levels within the organisation.
  • Able to manage multiple complex projects/processes simultaneously

What you'll get in return This is an exciting opportunity to learn and work closely with both the Head of Commercial Finance & Head of Commercial and wider business stakeholders, on deal/ tender opportunities and other strategic projects as guided by the board of directors.

What you need to do now

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