Finance Shared Services

Interim Senior Manager - Group FP&A

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

Contract Type: Full Time


About The Role:

The role sits within Group Planning and Performance and will require working with the existing team to understand existing processes and design and build solutions in order to reduce the time spent consolidating results and plans, allowing the team to focus on analysis and value-add activities in the longer term. The role is expected to be very hands-on in with developing models and building out reporting capability.

Specific process improvement projects are likely to include:

  • To define and shape the future FP&A reporting needs for the new ERP implementation

  • Review of P&L and KPI reporting processes and developing methods to automate management information

  • Delivery of improved cashflow reporting to reduce time and increase accuracy and understanding

  • Delivery of improved balance sheet reporting to reduce time and increase accuracy and understanding

  • Building a balance sheet and cashflow planning model to bring together direct and indirect forecasting methodologies

  • Review planning models to understand current processes and build an alternative solution increasing agility and ability to analyse budgets and forecasts

There will also be times where the role will be asked to support other teams within Group Planning and Performance, be it sense-checking 3YP assumptions, reviewing Budget or month end packs or producing month end packs.  As such flexibility is key.

Skills and Requirements


  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA with relevant post qualified experience

  • Demonstrable experience of building financial models and process improvement

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Experience in an FP&A role

  • Prior exposure to cash flow and balance sheet reporting

  • Flexible to change

  • Analytical, quick to grasp the fundamentals of a business  

  • Diligent, logical and quantitative in approach

  • Ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-moving and changeable environment


  • Previous experience in Telecoms or equivalent setting beneficial but not essential

  • Power BI and HFM experience

  • Prior experience as a Senior Finance Manager or equivalent

  • Commercially astute individual from an analytical role within a data-rich business

  • Communication and relationship building skills to enable you to interface and challenge a wide variety of stakeholders within and outside the business

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

Interim Senior Manager - Group FP&A

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT

Contract Type: Full Time