Commercial Finance Analyst

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:26 Apr, 2018
Commercial Finance Analyst - Newbury

About the role

The future is exciting, Ready to join our Finance Team as our next Commercial Finance Analyst?
Let’s get factual. Our Finance teams work to provide crucial support to ensure only the soundest of decisions are made for both our customers and us.
Whatever you excel at, whether it be management analysis, facts and figures, forging partnerships or supporting business-critical decisions – we’ve got the role for you.

This role aligns to the largest business unit within the Technology function, supporting the operational teams with month end reporting, planning, forecasting and in-depth analysis of operational drivers behind Technology Opex and Capex spend. 
As part of the commercial finance team within Technology, this role offers exposure to the internal control, reporting and planning processes of the organisation, as well as interaction with the business to review and understand underlying cost base performance.
The role will also assist in the development and production of reports and analysis to enable variance analysis and visibility of cost drivers, support Capital governance processes, and provide consolidated reporting and business updates

Key Accountabilities:
  • Support operational teams within Technology to understand cost base, explain variances to plan, and track key initiatives
  • Develop models to simplify large data sets to support value added analysis by identifying operational cost drivers and key business trends to support monthly reporting and forecasts and mitigate impact of any risks
  • Support the achievement of business plans and forecasts for operating expenditures, producing standard reporting methodology to consistently track and forecast performance, and monitor risks and opportunities
  • Work closely with the Shared Service Centre and outsourced suppliers to ensure the monthly results are accurately reported and understood and support capital allocation governance.
Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
  • Significant experience in analysis & review of business unit forecasts
  • Fully qualified (CIMA, ACA, ACMA, ACCA) with commercial experience
  • Desire to understand the commercial insights
  • High attention to detail & strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to communicate with senior management team
Corporate at Vodafone

Well – we work within the heart of our business, providing top notch support, expertise and guidance across our UK and Group operations. In a nutshell, we’ve been trailblazing the way to our next stage of digital growth. Here at Vodafone we’re always moving, always growing and adapting. It’s this attitude and approach that has allowed us to create a continuous culture of development – ensuring we’re always streets ahead of our competitors and continue to attract and secure the best talent around. 
What makes our corporate function a great place to work? It’s simple really.  We challenge the business to move forward, and in return can offer you no shortage of exciting projects designed to encourage growth and success. Hard work is valued and rewarded with us and we can offer you a world of opportunities for future development, and a culture that makes you truly proud to work here.
Sound like the corporate function you’d like to be part of?
Get on board today

Commitment from Vodafone
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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