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PMO Finance Manager - IT

Change and Transformation

Job Number: 22261

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Finance Manager (IT PMO)

Finance Manager (IT PMO)
North Acton 

 

There’s no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We’re a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us.  You’ll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here. 

 

Joining our IT PMO finance team this role will ensure controls are managed, produce consolidated, consistent reporting and own the single source of data for capacity and financial planning within IT to enable informed decisions, drive efficiencies and successful IT delivery.

 

As part of this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Tracking the budget for the IT Portfolio 
  • Providing advisory support, review and challenge for financial and headcount data, identifying improvement opportunities, risks, and issues.
  • Supporting the IT SLT to drive financial best practice through coaching, training and development
  • Participating in Programme and Project Stage Gate reviews to highlight and escalate the impact of risk on capacity and financial forecasts
  • Overseeing the resource management processes to manage the capacity plan for the IT Portfolio, highlighting risks to delivery or demand pipeline
  • Reviewing Project Business cases to ensure all IT costs are accounted for
  • Resourcing tracking and reporting, consolidating and reviewing resource data across IT including impact of Joiners, Moves and Leavers
  • Cost modelling and scenario planning across IT portfolio where appropriate
  • Providing subject matter expert advice across IT on financial and resource planning activities driving the correct behaviours and outcomes
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement across Project and Programme process
  • Reviewing and assessing change requests to mitigate or escalate the risk of impact to financial forecasts or resource plans
  • Overseeing Portfolio compliance on PO/Invoice Management 
  • Supporting Project/Programme Managers to align contracts and PO’s to approved budgets

 

You will need:

  • A university degree/ equivalent or a finance qualification AAT/ ACCA/ CIMA
  • Experience within a similar Capacity & Budget Control/ Finance Project Lead role in a retail/ banking or fast-paced environment 
  • Strong senior stakeholder management experience with the ability to influence and advise at all levels within the business
  • Problem Solving – able to analyse and understand complex data and situations to recommend the optimal solution

 

We’re one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including: 

  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Free on-site Gym
  • Discretionary/Performance based bonus
  • Colleague Discounts (shopping, cinema, food discounts etc) 

 

Beyond that, we’ll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you’ll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We’re building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.