Virgin Media O2 • Uxbridge

Finance Analyst - Hardware Accounting

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

This role is sits as part of the giffgaff team. It's important that you chat to your recruiter about what this may mean from a contractual perspective, if you were to be successful.

The Financial Control Team is integral to the success of giffgaff. We are responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of the giffgaff Profit & Loss including c.£575m of revenue and c.£28m of Operating Profit per year. The team consists of a Financial Controller who reports into the CFO, two Finance Managers and two Finance Analysts of which you will be one. We are also responsible for the preparation of the Annual Statutory Accounts, annual budgets, monthly forecasts, half yearly Payment Practises reporting, Quarterly VAT returns and half yearly member (customer) payback.

This role reports into the Finance Manager and plays a key role in the month end accounting of the giffgaff results. The role business partners various stakeholders from across the business in forecasting costs and assisting with procurement queries. Collaborating, challenging and providing ongoing insights around our hardware costs and wider cost base!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team with real responsibility and impact.

Who we are

Do you want to join a telecoms company that’s up to good? At giffgaff, we do mobile differently. We call out the bad and find a better way. We’re laser-focused on flexibility, value and mutual good.

And we’re so proud to be a certified B Corp. This means we've joined a network of more than 1,000 UK companies, who want to make a positive impact on people and the planet. Working at giffgaff is something you could be proud of too.

You’ll get the best of both worlds, the energy and fast pace of giffgaff, plus all the benefits that come with being part of our parent company, Virgin Media O2.

Our business model is unique. We work with our members (our customers) to understand their needs in all areas of the business. We love this highly collaborative approach. Over the past few years our member base has grown steadily, and we’re still going. We’re always looking to acquire new members, and to do that we need the best people in our team.

Our bright and modern gaff is in Uxbridge, in leafy West London. But if commuting isn’t your favourite, most of our roles can be hybrid or work from home, or anywhere in between. If you like coming in, you’ll always find some office buddies. And if you like big occasions, we really bring the office to life monthly for our themed culture days. Plus all our giffgaffers come together at our legendary giffgaff summer, birthday and Christmas celebrations.

The must haves In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Working towards a Finance Qualification - Early stages/Part Qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Exposure to Month end processes
  • Experience of debits and credits
  • Experience of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Strong Excel skills

The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Business Partnering exposure
  • Effective communication skills to interact with wider stakeholders
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Hybrid working from our offices in Uxbridge

What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at giffgaff means you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

We're all about hybrid working here, so expect to have a base location where you'll have the right facilities to enable amazing collaboration and quality time with your team, alongside all the right kit to work from home too.

Next steps

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a Saville and Competency based interview.

Please note: Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert, therefore we may bring the closing date forward. We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience and for showing an interest in joining the giffgaff family.


Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Birthday off
Carer’s leave
Meditation space
Faith rooms
In office catering
Volunteer days
Employee discounts
Open to job sharing
Buy or sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Life assurance
Financial coaching
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Virgin Media O2

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023

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