Vodafone

Commercial Finance Manager - Consumer

Recruiter
Vodafone
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Sep 2022
Closes
02 Oct 2022
Ref
563018675293928
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Manager
Location: Speechmark, London / Home Based (Hybrid working)
COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

Vodafone UK Corporate functions work within the heart of our business, providing professional expertise, support and guidance across all operations, revolutionising our digital growth by always moving, always adapting, to be ready for the future.

What will you be doing?

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Consumer Commercial Finance team in a newly created crucial, business partnering role, supporting newly launched products and propositions within the Consumer Fixed Business. As the Commercial Finance Manager, you will support be responsible for proactive P&L management, providing insights and conducting analysis. You will be heavily involved throughout weekly commercial trading, unit economic management to ensure the business understand performance with clear actions and areas of focus. The role requires you to be great with data and have existing Excel modelling skills. In addition to the technical skills, we are looking for a confident and articulate communicator as the role requires regular interactions with senior management across the business, with the need to provide clear, succinct and insightful analysis.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Commercial Finance lead for weekly commercial trading, supporting and challenging business in decision making, understanding the commercial trading performance, articulating the financial and P&L implications from key trends and decisions. Identifying all risks and opportunities and ensuring that these are clear and called out early.
  • This role will be is responsible for the modelling of business cases in order to support key decision making, working cross-functionally to agree, challenge and drive key inputs across variety of different cases varying from small in week trading interventions to larger scale, highly complex new strategic partners, new products/propositions.
  • The success of this role is dependent on strong collaboration across multiple teams. You'll ensure the multiple functions are aligned on their objectives and ensuring they are all working as one team. This role consistently requires information and output from Finops, FP&A, Data & Insights, Fixed Commercial, Strategy & Supply Chain
  • With the launch of new products and propositions, it is imperative the finance manager fully understands the financial performance and current trends. On a monthly basis, key insight will be provided to the business, which explains current performance, identifies any potential risk & opportunity in a rolling outlook, highlights performance against key strategic initiatives.
  • The Commercial Finance Manager will drive financial planning particularly for rolling forecasts, 9+15 & LRP. This role needs to co-ordinate and manage data requirements and ensure the plans are aligned with the overall Fixed strategy, reflects ambition and strategic thinking.


Who are we looking for?

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
  • Presentation & communication skills - interpreting and explaining complex information to senior stakeholders and non-finance teams
  • Telecoms experience would be advantageous
  • Strong delivery focus and ability to prioritise across multiple stakeholder demands.
  • Build relationships and influenced at senior levels within a business across departments


What's in it for you?

An excellent basic salary and bonus with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We\u2019re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

Worried that you don\u2019t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. So if you\u2019re excited about this role but your past experience doesn\u2019t align exactly with every part of the job description, we would encourage you to apply as you may be just the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help see how your skills fit in.

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