Proximus is the main telecom company and market leader in Belgium in different areas like optical fibre, mobile communication services and broadband/internet connectivity.
Within the "Finance business partner Network" team, you report to the Finance Business Partner Carrier & Wholesale Services (CWS). CWS is the wholesale division of Proximus and sells broadband access, network connectivity; mobile and fixed telecom services to other telecom operators that are active in Belgium (incl. BICS and Scarlet). CWS also manages roaming agreements with foreign operators that enable Proximus customers to use their mobile services also abroad. You support the Finance business partner in all planning, reporting, financial analysis and controlling activities related to the CWS division.
A main aspect in your job is that you will be responsible, together with the Finance business partner, for the management and follow up of the CWS revenues, margins, OPEX, CAPEX, drivers and all related projects. Besides the wholesale activity, the CWS finance business partner team is also the transversal finance competence centre for roaming, interconnect and regulatory subjects.
Your main responsibilities are:
- Reporting and financial analysis: Development, automation and consolidation of reports for financial and operational analysis that are used for defining and evaluating the CWS activities (actuals, forecast, budget, long term plan). An important aspect here is a good interpretation of the operational and financial data based a good acumen of the CWS business and its processes. Provide financial information to your management and internal customers as a basis to take appropriate decisions (based on budget, forecast, drivers and KPI's) and propose corrective actions; perform financial analysis (e.g. year-over-year comparison of financial results, specific analysis on management's demand): support the CWS division in "ad hoc" analysis and projects. Explain the monthly results to the CWS and Finance management is also part of your responsibilities.
- Planning & forecasting: consolidating, verifying and challenge the budget/forecasts of the CWS division and identifying risks and opportunities; Analysis of financial information included in the budget/ forecast, to support management decisions. Active participation in the long-term plan.
- Controlling: Perform financial checks, improve processes where necessary (reporting, billing, accounting, collecting, ...) and manage the expenses (OPEX/CAPEX)
- Besides the 'CWS responsibilities' the team is also the finance competence centre within the finance division for all topics related to roaming, interconnection and regulation. Align assumptions across different business units and consolidate financial results/plans for these domains is also part of the responsibilities of the CWS Finance team.