Finance Business Partner - Cost of Sales


Location: Hook


FRole: Finance Business Partner - Cost of Sales

Location: Hook

This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media as a Finance Business Partner - Cost of Sales. This role is the primary bridge between VMB Finance, Procurement and Interconnect teams. This area of the business is critical to the success of VMB as they are responsible for the provisioning of our off-net circuit base, as well as managing the relationship and commercial terms with existing suppliers

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:

* Gaining a clear and detailed understanding of the relationship between VMB reported financials and the operational environment with our suppliers
* Working closely with the Interconnect and Connect teams to develop ways to track and assess the financial benefits of on-going initiatives
* Translating procurement objectives into short, medium and long term financial impacts to support budgeting
* Working with colleagues from VMB and the wider group to source the required data and MI to support commentary of the reported numbers
* Challenging spend where required to ensure VMB is achieving the margins expected
* Helping the business understand the true off-net cost base, ensure VMB is receiving value for money and supporting cost reduction initiatives across the division
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:
* CIMA/ACCA accountant
* Accurate with good attention to detail
* Able to challenge the status quo through insight and strategic thinking
* Able to simplify the key messages from detailed analysis, and present the information in a structured manner that maximises impact and drives decision making
* Commercial acumen built-up through experience
* Straightforward, simple and open communication style
* Great team player with an ability to connect people to a purpose/vision
* Strong track-record of providing financial and operational reporting with commercial insight
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!

We are proud to work with Everywoman to champion the advancement of women in business, and through our partnership with Scope to help one million disabled people get into and stay in work by the end of 2020. We strive to build a diverse and sustainable workforce where gender balance and parity are integral features of our workplace, and where disabled candidates and employees can confidently perform to their full potential through our Work with Me adjustment process. If you are thinking about applying for a job with us and have a condition or impairment that could impact your performance we’ll be happy to work with you to explore adjustment options

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