Newly Qualified Accountant - Development programme in Kingdom of Mercia - Liberty Global

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Kingdom of Mercia, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

A world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications services, Liberty Global’s businesses connect 85 million subscribers across the UK and Europe.  We operate under some of the best-known consumer brands like Virgin Media-O2 in the UK and Virgin Media in Ireland, as well as VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium and Sunrise UPC in Switzerland.
We’re also targeting high growth ventures in the areas of Strategy, Technology, Content, Infrastructure and Finance.  From key investments in companies like all3media, ITV, Lions Gate, to our move into electric vehicle charging with Liberty Charge, Egg and the Formula E racing series, these exciting growth opportunities are set to change the way we live and work.
Our vision is to create a world class, streamlined Finance organisation, enabling us to be a true industry leader.  Supporting talent mobility and helping you to build your career is a vital part of that, and we want to invest in you and your career with us.
That’s why we are seeking to add top class newly qualified accountants to make their first move into a business that is experiencing rapid growth on a global level in London, Bradford, Amsterdam, or Denver (US).  If you are interested, apply here to be considered for a number of our Senior Analyst vacancies.
What to expect?
We are proactively engaging top talent for the following teams in our finance organization
Capital Allocation & Business Control
Global Consolidations, Reporting and Accounting
Business Integration
Audit, Risk & Compliance (ARC)
What will you be doing?
Establish and develop strong and effective relationships with the accounting, treasury, tax, divisional and central finance teams to improve efficiency / quality of the financial processes and analysis.
Providing consolidated forecast materials for the current year, budget, and long-range plan.
Critical review of forecast information submitted by divisional forecasting groups and central end-to-end groups.
Provide details of variances to budget and forecasts and in-depth analysis as necessary by business unit or specific metric.
Gain in-depth knowledge of key drivers within each business unit and provide insight of current year trends and their impact on key reporting metrics to highlight risks and opportunities.
Gain in-depth working knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management (“HFM”) to enable efficient and accurate consolidation of data
What we look for?
We are looking for newly qualified accountants who have a growth mindset, who are curious, resilient, collaborative, highly analytical and confident enough to question the status quo. We’re also interested in your passion for business, your love of being challenged and your desire to develop your finance technical skills.
A professional accountancy qualification is essential. ACA, CIMA or ACCA
Worked in similar environments in any area of finance
Advanced MS skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
Excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable working with key senior stakeholders
What’s in it for you?
This is supported by an enhanced induction and development curriculum designed to accelerate your understanding of our business and the Finance organisation. You’ll have the opportunity to meet senior leaders and will have a senior sponsor acting as a mentor through our dynamic mentoring circles. You’ll also be supported to learn about our business and develop your Finance skills across a range of interactive learning modules and development initiatives through our world-class Finance Academy.
At Liberty Global we are committed to developing talented people to move onwards and upwards through our organization. Our talent philosophy encourages you to grow and experience cross functionally within our federated finance teams, Ventures, and Operating companies. Ultimately, this is about shaping our future and yours. And with Liberty Global you can go as far your ambition takes you.
We also offer:
Competitive salary + Bonus
25 days annual leave with the option to purchase 5 more
Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Calm app, personal medical, critical illness cover and dental insurance
Matched pension contribution up to 10%
Access to our online learning platform to continue to develop and grow your career with us
The chance to join an innovative, fast-paced and passionate team
Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So, we’re keen to hear from candidates of all background and circumstances.

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