Describe your job in 25 words or less:
Financial Accountant. My job is to support Telefonica’s OPEX and CAPEX accounting team in ensuring accounting transactions and events are accurately captured in the reporting system which enables stakeholders to make informed decisions on the business performance.
What originally attracted you to O2?
The work ethic and the ambience of work-life balance stands out and since then, the life nuggets displayed across the floors brighten my day – we all have the capacity to make a difference in our own little space.
What are 3 words that best describe O2?
Friendly, Collaborative and Focused.
What has been your proudest moment at O2?
I’ve only been with Telefonica for just over 2 months but I have been able to enhance and reduce some process bottlenecks with great help and support from my team.
What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?
Engaging with teams, identifying and resolving issues (eventually) is the highlight of my day. When issues are resolved and performance is enhanced via resolution, I find this fulfilling.
What advice would you give to people looking for a role in O2?
Be proactive and let recruiters know you are interested in working at O2 and never give up.
What are 3 words that best describe you?
Amiable, Resolute and Goal oriented.
Do you feel you can bring your true self to work?
Yes – The natural environment at O2 allows you to bring your true nature to the workplace which aids productivity and collaboration. It is actually one of the best places I have worked, I am always happy at work despite the tight deadlines and workload, the friendly atmosphere and culture make it easier to manage challenges.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Listening to music and doing different charity work.
Written by Olayinka Ehindero, Contractor at O2