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Managing Director, BT Group Customer Billing (GCB) BT Group
Leads the GCB team for BT.
Functionally this covers the financially managing the customer from
credit vetting, invoicing, cash collection, query handling, debt management and
cash application. Also responsible for transformation
projects. The team collects c.£17Bn of
cash, manages c£1Bn of debt and has c.1700 people based in major hubs in the
UK, India and Hungary. Supplier base of
c.20 external partners.
Previously responsible for the Finance integration
workstream where BT acquired EE for £12Bn, and the preparation and submission of
the Class 1 circular to facilitate acquisition.
Responsible for the creation of BTs Finance Shared Service
centres, building the team from scratch into a 850 strong workforce based in
India, Hungary, Argentina and the UK.
This included end/end creation of the team from business case phase,
property applications and tax exemptions, recruitment, training to subsequently
running the team for 5 years.
A chartered accountant by background, has held Financial
Controller roles BT Business (c.£4Bn revenue), the Field engineering team
(c.18,000 people) and as CFO for a Consumer venture.
MSc in Telecommunications business. Outside of
work, two children and a coach for Leeds United youth teams. Triathlons.
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