Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London



Planning, Controlling and Reporting

Closing Date:


Job: Finance Business Partner – Consumer FP&A

Location: Hammersmith

Excellent Salary + Amazing Benefits

Virgin Media are currently on the lookout for a Finance Business Partner which is part of the Consumer Finance division to join us here in Hammersmtih.

What’s the purpose of this role?

Proactively manage the Financial Planning & Analysis processes and controls across the Consumer (Cable

& Mobile) Finance team

Understand and digest the complexity of the consumer financial performance. Present, distil and succinctly

message a complex story up to Exec levels in both VM and LG

Challenge business assumptions in forecasting and planning, using analysis and past performance as

validation methods

Act as the point of contact with Group Finance, build strong relationships, ensuring alignment on group

(VMUKIE and LG) processes whilst managing the impact on the consumer finance team

Support the Consumer Finance Director / Head of FP&A in ad hoc analysis requests, including production, coordination and delivery of urgent requests

Demonstrates ability to present solutions rather than just issues. Initiate and deliver change across both the financial and operational processes across VM

What does the job entail?

As a Finance Business Partner you would be responsible for a number of key activities including a few of the following:

Lead the consolidated month end process. Use key driver analysis to clearly articulate the

complexity of the financial performance, distil and succinctly message for Exec, Consumer

Leadership Team, Group FP&A and Financial Reporting teams

Coordinate the consolidated budget, LRP and reforecast processes across the Consumer

Finance team

Provides robust and detailed interpretation of Financial Analysis to enable business areas to

make key decisions and achieve targets. Identifies actions to drive opportunities and mitigate


Challenge business assumptions in forecasting and planning, using analysis and post

implementation review learnings. Apply wider LG/VM context to all decision-making. Prepared

to voice an opinion and be part of discussions at a senior stakeholder level, even if outside

specific remit

Reviews and provides input into strategic financial plans in partnership with business leaders

Prepare ad hoc analysis as required by the Executive Committee, Consumer Leadership

Team and Finance Leadership Team

Builds working relationships with internal stakeholders (Operational to EC level), coordinating

across the finance function

Identify solutions and deliver process improvements, present solutions rather than just issues

Provide strategic thinking and execution with a future focus but with an understanding of the


Build and develop effective relationships with the key customers of the role (Consumer

Finance, Group FP&A, Financial Reporting)

Help to facilitate clear and effective communication to the consumer finance community,

working closely with Group FP&A to ensure requirement/deadlines are fully understood

Where does this job sit within Virgin Media?

This role is part of our Corporate Support Division, which includes the following centres of

excellence: Corporate Affairs, Finance, Group Risk, Legal, People, Property and Facilities, and Virgin

Media Shared Services. We are relationship focussed people and our aim is to partner with the

business to drive, promote and embrace important and impactful organisational growth.

What’s in it for you?

As the right candidate for the role of Finance Business Partner you will be a qualified accountant and will have some of the following:

Prepared to voice an opinion and be part of discussions at a senior stakeholder level, even if

outside specific remit.

Stakeholder management, uses thought management to achieve requirements

Strong planning and control discipline

Proven ability to provide insightful delivery

Straightforward, simple and open communication style

Ability to articulate clear messages within presentations

Great team with an ability to connect people to a purpose/vision

Self-motivated, setting an example for others to follow

IT – good Excel modelling, PowerPoint and Word skills are required

Use of Financial systems (CPR / Essbase / Oracle)- key deliverability for reporting and


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

Proactivity, relentless drive for improvement

This is fantastic opportunity for you to work (autonomously / as part of a team /)….In return we will

offer you the opportunity for training and development to help you lead and develop your career in

the direction you want to. You will receive structured reviews with a focus on what you are looking

to achieve

Other great information

We’ve recently launched our new Purpose & Values – something that really matters to us and will

give you a real insight into how we embrace our values in all that we do!

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.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade. Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology so they can do more, be more and have more fun. Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you.

Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play. You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%. What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.

You can find out about all benefits in full here .

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

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