Maintain key financial models for the project and provide associated management information. Be the finance champion in cross-functional process development ensuring solid governance is in place
Senior Financial Analyst- Telecoms
Maintain key financial models for the project and provide associated management information.
Maintain the Project Cost Model (PCM) - a comprehensive model of project revenues and costs over the agreement period. Undertake in conjunction with operational management regular re-forecasting of expected project outturn based on actual performance to date and the expected performance for the remainder of the project period based on latest PCM assumptions.
Maintain the Deployment Area Cost Template (DACT) setting out build costs by project. Ensure that the latest actual and forecast DA costs are incorporated into the model at each key milestone date.
Investigate all material DACT variances and ensure that they have been dealt with appropriately.
Develop appropriate reporting templates / reporting instructions in the Accounting & Reporting Platform in order to deliver all the project financials-related management reports required.
Ensure the production of all agreed project financials-related management reports by the due dates.
Undertake a critical analysis of all such reports prior to issue and approval, including comprehensive analysis of all variances between actual and budget performance, and through discussion of performance and variances with operational management.
Obtain all required approvals before the formal issue of all management reports and ensure all such reports are appropriately filed in the MIS repository.
Be vigilant to opportunities to improve the quality and timeliness of all project financials-related management reports.
Be the finance champion in cross-functional process development ensuring solid governance is in place
Knowledge & Experience:
Qualified accountant with large firm training and experience.
Minimum 5 years post-qualification experience, with ideally 2 years in a similar role
Experience in detailed financial modelling, for example as part of a transactions advisory function in an accounting firm, bank or financial institution. Building financial models from first principles with scenario capability.
Experience of distilling complex financial information for communication to non-financial stakeholders
Ability to collaborate and work in a cross functional environment and build relationships internally.
Experience in developing and improving processes in order to gain efficiencies. Proactively look to simplify work and find ways to do work better and faster and always look for solutions in the face of uncertainty and change
Experience in developing and delivering monthly management reporting packs including all necessary financial information and KPIs in order to support decision making.
Exposure to the construction and telecommunications industries would be a distinct advantage
Outstanding internal and external communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to connect with people.
Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. Be willing and able to "roll up sleeves" and apply them self to any task.
Driven personality with a strong team ethic.
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