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Job ID Location Work Location
2102A2 Reading Dual Location - Home & Reading Office
Job Type Contract Type Hours Per Week
Professional Full-time 37.5
Shift Pattern Closing Date
Standard Working Week N/A

Where possible we’re committed to flexible working and supporting our employees to have the right work life balance. Do however note, if you choose to apply for a different work location you will not have any eligibility for relocation support or travel allowances.

Here at Three we have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Finance Analyst – Technology & Operations, to join our Tech & Ops Finance team. A key business area that is passionate about the Three Network and IT capabilities, that drive the company vision of Better Connectivity, everyday, for every customer.

We are a team of 13 dedicated to the financial management of the Technology & Operations division, which is responsible for the management and development of our IT systems, mobile network and new technologies.

We are looking for a proactive, ambitious and delivery focused individual who wishes to grow and develop their finance and business partnering skills. The successful candidate will provide effective and timely financial support, insightful analysis on key Opex and Capex spend, monthly accounting and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, project support and decision support to key business stakeholders.

This exciting role will enable you to further develop your financial analysis, relationship building and presentation skills, while providing guidance and key insights for the IT and Network Leadership decision makers, and the finance management team. Your key contributions will help to ensure our financial targets are achieved. Reporting to finance managers, and business partnering the various business areas within Technology Services, will be key to success in this role.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Month end management accounting and reporting activities, including the production of accrual and prepayment journals, detailed review and analysis of key spend areas and the production and presentation of insightful reporting
  • Key support contract reviews with business owners to support full year forecasting and accrual/prepayment schedules each month
  • Specific Network, IT, and Technical Services team budgeting and quarterly forecasting, ensuring a detailed understanding of the cost increases/decreases and full year variances, appropriately presented to the T&O finance leadership
  • Full year 5 Year Opex and Capex plan build with drivers and key movement analysis for specific Network, IT, and Technical Services teams. Cost categories including technology contracts, headcount, datacentres, operational support etc
  • Monthly resource planning and forecasting for respective business teams, and actuals reporting. Identifying staff capitalisation opportunities within key projects and programmes
  • Balance sheet movement analysis
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with specific Network, IT and Technical Services business owners, finance teams and cross-functional teams
  • Support the business to deliver cost saving initiatives cross functionally, or for key vendors across technology and operations, and the wider business
  • Support the business in reflecting any change requirements (approval flows, finance structures etc), and ensuring continuous improvement in finance processes and reporting

Must have experience and skills:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).
  • Excellent MS Excel skills (including filters, pivot tables, lookups and charts).
  • Good Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Able to prioritise and deliver high quality/accurate/timely reporting.
  • Strong accounting and reporting skills with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work flexibly in a demand-led, rapid-change environment.

Nice to have experience and skills:

  • Some experience of supporting technology teams.

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Three are a proud signatory of the Tech Talent Charter (TTC), working across industries to drive greater inclusion and diversity in technology roles.

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