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Here at The Phone Co-op we are committed to providing outstanding service, and aim to reflect our customers' values in the way we run the business.

The Co-operative Phone & Broadband is part of The Phone Co-op, the only phone and broadband provider in the UK owned and democratically controlled by its customers. We are based in Chipping Norton and Manchester.

About Us

The Co-operative Phone & Broadband is part of The Phone Co-op, the only phone and broadband provider in the UK owned by its customers. We have a different way of doing business. While other businesses focus on the pursuit of profits at all costs, we think about our impact on the world and how we can make it a better place while still giving our customers the best possible service.

We give something back

  • Living Wage Employer.
  • We support a range of worthwhile community projects.
  • Customers get the chance to share in our profits.
  • Our Start-Up Fund helps fledgling social enterprises to fly.

We tread lightly

  • Our electricity comes from renewable sources.
  • We offset our own CO2 emissions and those of our suppliers.
  • We choose ethical suppliers, locally where possible, and treat them fairly.

Here at the Phone Co-op we are committed to developing a team to offer our members and customers outstanding service, reflecting their personal values in the way we do business.

The benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package; 5 weeks holiday plus statutory holidays, a non-contributory pension scheme with generous employer contributions, bonus and profit share arrangements. In addition we think we have a great team to work with.

Full-time IT Manager

37.5 hours. Normal hours are 9-5:30 but flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Permanent contract.

Based in Chipping Norton or Manchester.

We are seeking an IT Manager to take responsibility for the day to day running and development of the technology infrastructure.  The IT Manager will drive and implement the IT Strategy for the business.

The main duties include:

  • To plan and manage the IT function
  • To advise the business on technology & process solutions to help us grow and perform more efficiently
  • Monitor and maintain data protection, retention and PCI compliance
  • Manage IT equipment, backup and security policy
  • Investigate and diagnose network problems
  • Manage external suppliers and SLAs

Key skills, experience and education requirements:

  • Degree in relevant discipline or IT qualification or demonstrable experience
  • Ability to analyse business processes and identify where IT can provide solutions
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux server, Windows 7 and 8 client, CRMs and other business tools.
  • Hands-on network installation and maintenance
  • Technical project management

If you are interested in this position, or for more information, please contact recruitment@thephone.coop

Qualified Accountant required to start as soon as possible

Full-time 37.5 hours a week
£30k - £33k + Great Benefits

Permanent contract.

Based in Chipping Norton or Manchester.

A fantastic opportunity for a Financial Accountant in a small, dynamic and varied environment.   
The Role
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including balance sheet reconciliations, and analysis of accruals and prepayments.
  • Statutory, HMRC, industry specific and co-operative reports
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Corporation Tax computations
  • Analysis of product and customer data to produce meaningful management information and key performance indicators
  • Liaison with auditors at year-end.
The Person
  • ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Numerate with a high level of analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Self-motivated and able to manage their own time effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a small team with co-operative values and principles.
Benefits
  • Non - contributory pension scheme, currently 11% after qualifying period
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Monthly bonus and annual profit sharing schemes
  • Death in service benefit
  • Simplyhealth
If you are interested in this position, or for more information, please contact lisa.logan@thephone.coop
Closing date for applications: 12th June 2015.

 

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