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BT Senior Finance Manager - SOX & Transformation in Bristol, United Kingdom

Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

There are two things that we want to share with anyone considering joining us.

Firstly, we’ve got big ambitions for our colleagues and the future of the organisation. These include our vision that inclusion and accessibility drive every conversation we have and every decision we make. We want our workforce to fully represent the communities and customers we serve, because a diverse business is a better business. We value every colleague, their diversity and the contribution that they make. When we say you’re welcome at BT, we really mean it.

Secondly, the one thing the pandemic has taught us is that a lot of current and future colleagues, where and when possible, want to embrace hybrid working. Therefore, we are introducing smart working at BT. Smart working means having the flexibility to choose, as a team, how and where you work depending on your team’s deliverables and needs; when you are at your shared core location to connect with others and when not. It may not be for every role, and, as part of the recruitment process, you’ll have the chance to discuss smart working and how it might work for the job you are applying for.

About this role

A key objective of the BT board and Executive Committee is our financial control framework transformation. Significant investment has been made in the last few years to ensure a solid COSO based ICOFR framework and it is critical that the transformation programmes in BT, design processes and controls are in line with the strong ICOFR framework.

This role would involve collaborating with both operational and transformation teams from across the company to set objectives, define the accountabilities of the finance controls, while also helping prioritise and deliver continuous improvement and our high level of reporting standards.

You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for ICOFR controls transformation across BT

  • Responsible for setting the vision, the objectives and KPI's for financial controls transformation and then driving delivery and continuous improvement across the business

  • Ensure the output of all the finance controls meet all the ICOFR/COSO based framework

  • Work with all relevant parts of the business and transformation teams to ensure controls transformation is embedded in the programmes, with a clearly defined RACI

  • Integrating key business controls into SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining close working relationships with all teams involved in the areas and host regular director level meetings

  • Support transformation programmes with skills in controls, excellence, change management and problem solving to drive toward required outcomes

  • Providing advice/support and delivering communications and training to the business units or group operations

  • Directly influence senior management thinking (typically CFO level) and be an agent of change

You'll have the following skills & experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) with deep understanding of process area and reporting

  • Knowledgeable in the drivers of organisational performance improvement, including people drivers of performance and financial literacy with the ability to influence business performance

  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to translate technical challenges to senior leaders

  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise of ICOFR/SOX/COSO frameworks and controls best practices and improvement enablers

  • Operational experience of delivering internal controls transformation programmes to multiple business units across multiple locations

  • SAP GRC and Data Analytics experience


  • 15% on target bonus

  • £5500 car allowance

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • BT Share Plan

  • Discounted BT products including TV, Mobile and Broadband

  • Flexible working arrangements

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT (

How to Apply

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!


Job: Accounting and financial control

Title: Senior Finance Manager - SOX & Transformation

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-Avon-Bristol

Requisition ID: 167703