Director (Capital Appraisal) - Telco

Job Title: Director (Capital Appraisal) - Telco
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: tj0901_DCA_1547023182
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Director (Capital Appraisal) to join a high-growth Telco business in Central London.

Reporting directly in to the CFO this is an opportunity for a qualified accountant to assist in the gowth of an international business.


  • Month end close, including capital expenditure accruals and high-level analytics in respect of network expenses
  • Liaising with subsidiary accountants
  • On-going development of Group systems and processes
  • Capital budgeting and monthly variance analysis
  • Partnering with Commercial and Operations teams to manage capital expenditure programmes within budget
  • Responsible for approvals under delegation of authority for capital spenditure and project approvals
  • Manage and tack high value Capex projects through Capex board
  • Working with commercial and ops team to prepare business cases


  • The role holder will be proactive, adaptive and able to work under pressure while remaining calm and operational. A flexible and self-motivating attitude is key
  • A committed team player with the ability to work on their own, willing to initiate changes, leverage standard and move activity forward, adding value to other functions and acting as a business partner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Ability to identify trends and give insights/recommendations for action.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to summarise and present complex data with actions plans.
  • Ability to adapt and manage frequently changing priorities.
  • Able to respond quickly to new focus in the business.

Experience required

  • 5+years PQE
  • Telecoms industry experience (or other highly capital intense business) strongly preferred
  • Experience presenting analysis to senior stakeholders
  • Cross-functional business partnering experience