Finance Business Partner - Mobile Traffic

London - West

Location: Hammersmith

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Finance Business Partner - Mobile Traffic

Location: Hammersmith

This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media as a Finance Business Partner. You will act as a true business partner to the Mobile division in optimising performance, ensuring that short and long term objectives are set and achieved.

So why Virgin Media? We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a huge programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to 17 million homes and businesses. We’re challenging our competitors with the best services and the fastest speeds.
Your duties will be wide ranging, but ultimately you will be responsible for:

* Maximising airtime margins - Finance lead on maximising Virgin Mobile’s use of available data *headroom- in the commercial data agreement
* Optimising migration strategy - Finance lead on identification of opportunities and threats to migration of 2m mobile SIMs onto new hosted platform
* Usage, revenue and cost forecasting
* Accurately forecasting highly variable, complex area of Virgin Media’s P&L
* Providing monthly forecast to EE outlining our projected network usage for the next 2 years
* Working closely with the commercial manager for data traffic to ensure we have a robust projection of data costs
* Working closely with contract acquisition and service MRC finance roles to ensure consistent finance alignment
* EE relationship management - You will have regular contact with commercial and finance contacts within EE, the better the relationship the more willing they will be to help resolve issues
* EE invoice reconciliation - You will need to verify usage, rates and backup detail on all invoices provided by EE with the help of management accounts and BI. Given the complexity, there have been material errors identified in the past so this should therefore be an area of particular scrutiny.
* Roaming tracking - Abuse on roaming has the potential to cost Virgin Media £millions in a short space of time. You will need to be able to quickly flag issues to commercial, fraud and revenue assurance teams.
* Data forecast model -
* RFP / Business Cases - You will be the key contact for any RFP or business cases relating to network costs, roaming, VAS, etc.
* Hosted platform - Understand impacts the mobile transformation programme will have on service margin costs and drive forward initiatives which will optimise spend and opportunities the new platform will create
Everyone in our Finance team has a proactive approach to work, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to deliver to deadlines. If you join us as a Finance Business Partner we would want you to have:

* Attention to detail
* Strong analytical capability
* Highly numerate
* Excellent Excel skills
* Strong communication skills
* Strong negotiating and interpersonal skills
* Experience working in cross-functional teams
* Capability to work efficiently and creatively in a fast-moving environment
* Qualified accountant, or MBA
* Clear evidence of strong career progression
* Experience of working in virtual teams across different disciplines
* Relevant experience in a Commercial Finance role
Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too! You will get a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts across Virgin Media products ad Virgin brands!

Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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