Finance Manager

  • Sheffield
  • £Competitive + free broadband, phone & TV package
  • 37.5hrs/week
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About Plusnet

Plusnet is a Yorkshire based ISP with a unique brand identity. It’s a fast paced environment yet our offices have a distinctly friendly and informal feel to them - we know that you can do great business without the suits. We believe in making a difference, team work and putting the customer first in everything that we do. It’s an approach that’s allowed us to keep delivering award winning products and services for nearly 20 years!

Whatever your career ambitions, Plusnet is committed to giving you the skills and support that you need in order to achieve your goals; whether it’s training and development or just a breather over a game of table tennis or pool!

Of course there’s lots of other reasons to work at Plusnet; we’ll support you through a wide range of “Plusnetter” perks including free staff broadband & phone packages, pension, bonus & shares scheme and numerous discounts on items such as cinema tickets, mobile tariffs, city parking, gym memberships and much more!

So, if you’re looking to think creatively, challenge yourself and make the decisions that matter - we’d love to hear from you!

About the job

The finance function play a pivotal role in not only forecasting and reporting the financial performance of the company but also in driving through cost transformation and margin management initiatives. The role will offer the post holder the chance to really add value to the business through a high challenge and high support approach to working with their business partners.

 

Acting as a business partner for the Marketing department you will be responsible for controlling all budgets, reporting, analysis and business insight driven activity relating to the Sales, Marketing and Retentions functions for Plusnet.

As a Finance Manager you will...

  • Be the Finance owner of the volumes forecasting process.
  • Create and be accountable for the timely, reliable and accurate analysis and reporting of marketing KPIs (both financial and non-financial) and actions resulting from this analysis, in particular marketing costs by channel and weekly reporting of RGUs
  • Demonstrate financial performance of marketing spend via econometrics and drive efficiency
  • Support CLV by providing financial insight that optimises churn and channel performance
  • Be accountable for the marketing budget and drive economic based decision making in Marketing plans for all forms of media
  • Be accountable for the month end analysis and ensure risks and opportunities are highlighted to ensure a no surprises culture is maintained
  • Maintain a medium term model to demonstrate impact of decisions both short and medium term basis.
  • Liaise with marketing teams to ensure you are fully engaged in all activities with the Heads of Marketing as the primary business partners.
  • Maintain close links with Commercial Director and team to provide financial support and analysis

In order to apply you must have the following skills, experience and outlook...

Essential

  • Qualified accountant
  • Excellent influencing skills when ensuring deadlines are hit
  • Strong character with excellent communication skills – ability to lead, challenge and present to senior management
  • Proactive approach – ability to work proactively to tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining very high levels of accuracy

 

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a Business Partner role ideally within sales and marketing

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