Job description


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


 Who you'll work with

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are establishing teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place to Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.
Is business partnership at the core of your finance profession? Are you seeking the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and business insight? Are you ready to impact profitability of one of the most admired technology leaders? If so, this opportunity is for you.

What You'll Do
As Senior Finance Manager for Service Providers in EMEAR, you will work with the Leaders of the Service Providers business which is part of the EMEAR Region. The Senior Finance Manager will also provide leadership to the Finance team and is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, compliance and analysing/reporting activities across the P&L including Bookings, Revenue, Gross Margin and Operating Expenses.
Service Providers is a $2.5 billion business in EMEAR, including Telco Operators, Cable and Media Players. You will be part of the Finance Team driving to grow that business to contribute to the overall Financial and Business Objectives.
Key responsibilities
Partnering with the Sales Teams providing guidance on all aspects of the business
Assist in commercially shaping deals to generate optimum financial returns
Building and presenting financial business cases to senior decision makers
Developing a team of finance professionals, providing mentorship and leadership
Supporting the General Managers in managing the P&L and providing insights into the business
Ensuring compliance

Who you are
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with strong commercial awareness
Strong influencing skills, leadership skills and the ability to lead a finance team
Experience of working with senior management and sales/marketing teams and ability to inspire change and challenge decision-making where necessary
Excellent interpersonal skills with confidence and strength to challenge the status quo
Extensive experience in a similar environment
Experience in large, complex organisations would be advantageous
Shown managerial experience is critical
Experience in past cross-functional or leadership roles of a virtual team is advantageous
Technology/Telecoms/IT industry experience preferable but not essential

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us!


About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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