Finance Shared Services

Interim Senior Finance Project Manager

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

Contract Type: Full Time



  • Plan, execute, and deliver projects within strict deadlines, including the identification of resources and coordinating the efforts of the internal team and third-party members to deliver scope according to plan
  • Create business cases for delivery where required and ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget to deliver value for money.
  • Establish a clear and concise scope and project plan by identifying detailed requirements, designing finance change and gathering inputs from internal stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation to track progress and actions, and manage risks and issues, to maintain a clear understanding of risks, dependencies and progress.
  • Effectively deliver project communications through regular team updates, reporting and formalising decisions at relevant overall programme governance meetings
  • Engage with functional leadership to facilitate understanding, buy-in and required input from relevant stakeholders of finance impacting projects and initiatives across the business.
  • Contribute to programme designs through the identification and input of finance requirements that deliver both commercially viable propositions and are facilitate operational finance delivery
  • Understand and communicate financial standards, processes and systems of the business, to allow the design of optimised solutions that deliver technically complete, accurate, automated financial reporting solutions within the governance framework
  • Drive alignment between Management Accounting, Statutory Accounting and Board Reporting approaches including reporting, recharge methodologies and intercompany accounting
  • Adhoc support on any overarching programme deliverables as required, including finance process design
  • Develop a network of relevant Subject Matter Experts and Stakeholders across the business and collaborative effectively to support align of goals and delivery the project roadmap
  • Conduct change impact analyses, assess change readiness, set goals and identify key stakeholders for end-to-end project delivery
  • Develop and implement change management strategies including changes across technology, process and people by facilitating workshops and training, developing deliverables, delivering communications, and managing stakeholders expectations
  • Build people-centred change, technical and specialist skills for our people through finance development programmes

Essential Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Project management understanding and experience.
  • Proven organisational skills and comfortable with scheduling, coordinating, and facilitating at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders and sponsors, demonstrated by interpersonal excellence with differing levels of seniority - from graduate to executive level.
  • Strong problem solver with intellectual curiosity and a "can-do" attitude
  • Be comfortable operating in sometimes ambiguous situations, demonstrating a flexible and collaborative personal working style

Preferred Skills

  • Project management qualification
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Telco Experience
  • Business case management
  • Change management skills – design and implementation of change communications in partnership with HR and communications professionals.
  • Team leadership experience

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

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  • 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

Interim Senior Finance Project Manager

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT

Contract Type: Full Time