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Sky Shared Service Centre (SSC) is recruiting for a Financial Controller to lead the Cash & Bank function at Sky and supporting partner organisations from the wider Comcast group. Youll be joining an established and successful team, working in a fast-paced environment at a key point in the SSC evolution, leading them to achieve both the operational and strategic objectives of the department throughout an exciting period of transformation.
Working within Finance Delivery, you will be part of the financial heart of Sky, ensuring Finance Delivery is fit for the future as we work to add value for our business partners, freeing them to focus on delivery for our customers.
What youll do:
Lead a team of ~20 finance professionals providing day to day operational support and challenge to meet the objectives of the team as well as coaching and development support as needed to help the team excel.
Own the performance of the Cash & Bank function at Sky, maintaining world class performance on key areas such as day to day liquidity forecasting, bank reconciliation procedures, cash forecasting accuracy, treasury support & bank account integrity reporting.
Liaise with a wide network of cross territory Stakeholders to provide relevant, accurate and timely information to inform and direct business decisions.
Be accountable for maintaining a robust well-designed control environment around the Cash & Bank functions as well as being the first point of contact for both internal and external audit assignments.
Be responsible for all month end reporting associated with Cash & Bank, including review of balance sheet submissions, reconciling items reports, statutory cash reporting & associated notes alongside key performance metrics.
Contribute to the wider continuous improvement agenda driving via both marginal gains and larger, specific improvement projects.
Work with key business partners to identify additional opportunities to add to the scope of work carried out by the Shared Service Centre, delivering efficient and effective transition of work.
Carry out ad-hoc activities as and when required by the business.
Occasional travel to meet with key stakeholders.
What youll bring:
Experience working within Cash, Banking & Treasury (ideally within an SSC environment) with a proven record of delivering value (ACT or CCAB qualification desired but not essential).
Experience in managing projects in a multi-level team servicing multiple stakeholders with cross functional inputs.
An organised and methodical approach with strong analytical skills, capable of analysing data quickly and forming appropriate judgements.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
A continuous improvement mindset with strong IT skills.
SAP knowledge and Italian language skills are a bonus but not essential.
We enable Sky to succeed by ensuring we are a cost effective, scalable operation delivering great service in an agile and responsive way. Sky Finance has a deserved reputation for being at the heart of Skys success – making things Simple by Design, finding the Win-Win for our business and customers, and working as One-Team.
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Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
A generous pension package
Discounted mobile and broadband
How youll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.
We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.
Your office base:
Livingston Watermark House:
Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston North train station and the town centre. Plus theres onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.
We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: weve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and weve committed 30million to support the fight against racial injustice. Weve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.
At Sky we dont just look at your CV. Were more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so were happy to discuss flexible working.
And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
Just so you know: if your application is successful, well ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We cant wait to hear from you.
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