Finance Shared Services

Commercial Finance Manager

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT (Hybrid working)

Contract Type: Full Time


The UK fixed telco retail market is changing. Shifting from a product to a customer focus is essential to enable growth, digitalisation and scale competition in supply as AltNets reach continues to expand at pace.

At TalkTalk we want to be the most recommended wifi provided in the UK, growing our customer base from 2.2m to 3m and our EBITDA for £54m to £100m over the next three years.

You will be part of a team of finance professionals in providing key strategic decisions, governance in all commercial activity and transformational change of the specified business areas. Working towards business transformational activity being 80% of workload. You will support on financial reporting to various stakeholders, including Exco and Board, and will be involved in forecasting, budgeting and transformational activities along the way

Budgeting and Forecasting

Support on budget and forecasting activities, including annual planning timetable. This includes engagement with finance and non-financial teams to ensure timelines are met. In addition to this you will be able to clearly articulate the ‘story’, providing high quality reporting and analysis to support. Support on long range planning of the organisation’s strategy, playing a key role in modelling and communication of the financial plan.

Support on the Risks & Opportunities process, highlighting key movements on a weekly basis to the business and communicating key actions and next steps to senior stakeholders.

Implement a robust planning and reporting programmes with the implementation of a potential new Planning, Reporting and Performance management tool.


Ownership and production of monthly reporting packs and processes, ensuring this is tailored to meet the needs of all stakeholders. Communication and time management will be keen to deliver this on time, with an opportunity to constantly improve and iterate the standard of reporting.


You will be involved in transformation projects to support the Finance strategy, which will cover a broad range of topics. You will have an opportunity to lead on some projects, developing your wider knowledge of the organisation.

The role will require an individual who is able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Qualified accountant
  • FP&A experience preferable, demonstrating ability to manage a broad range of tasks
  • Experience of working within a large, fast paced consumer business is a must
  • Detail orientated with the ability to provide insight and analysis to finance and non-finance leaders in a compelling format
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and will have a passion to utilise systems to their full potential
  • Excellent communication skills - able to convey complex financial detail and insight in an accessible manner
  • Well organised, highly analytical

As a recognised Top 50 Inclusive Employer in the UK, we know that diversity means success and innovation. We want our workplace to reflect the communities and customer we serve. Being inclusive is part of our DNA; we are all 100% human, and we create a culture where you can truly be yourself.

We’re also not your usual 9-5. We are a dynamic workplace and we want to talk to you about how you like to work.


  • My Wellbeing

    We want you to feel good at work — and not just because you’re doing great things for our customers. We run lots of wellbeing initiatives throughout the year.

  • My Products

    We offer all of our people free TalkTalk Fibre, TV and Phone (you’ll be helping us make them what they are, so it’s only fair that you get to enjoy them).

  • My Flexibility

    We all lead different lives and like to work differently, so whether it's working from home or starting and finishing your day later, we’ll give you the flexibility you need to do your best work.

  • My Benefits

    Think company pension scheme, private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance, plus all sorts of other benefits designed to make your life easier.

Finance Shared Services

Commercial Finance Manager

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT

Contract Type: Full Time