Finance Decision Support Analyst

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:13 Apr, 2018

Role Title: Finance Decision Support Analyst

Location: Paddington


At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

By joining the Corporate Functions team here at Vodafone Group you will support our people in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and employees. The team is varied; you could be working within Human Resources, Finance, Legal, External Affairs, Audit or Supply Chain. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

Role Purpose:

To challenge, support and drive the TDO organisation & specifically the Technology Shared Services departments, to success by being a highly valued business partner.

Influence key decision makers to ensure the right commercial outcome based on sound and comprehensive financial analysis

To bring financial rigour and focus to decisions on cost and investments

To be forward looking and providing insight to all stakeholders

To be seen as an excellent team player to others for managing and delivering high performance


With us you will be responsible of:

  • Planning cycles: To deliver effective yearly forecasts & 5Yr plans. Ensure that forecast submissions are aligned to the strategy of the business, insights are provided at the necessary level of detail and a proper alignment with all stakeholders is in place.

  • Month End Control& Reporting: Own the month end reporting cycle forTDO sub-departments

  • Change agent: Drive cost transformation across the TDO organisation. Identifying opportunities, developing solutions and delivering benefits. To be an enabler for change

  • Reporting: Be responsible for the financial performance Global Operations – ensuring that reports are fit for purpose for various stakeholders’ requirements. Ensure appropriate controls on external data reporting.

  • Process Governance and Business Cases: Support approval boards and processes, bring financial understanding to business decisions by ensuring alternatives are thoroughly evaluated and the optimum decision is taken.

  • Financial Admin: properly support and business partnering with heads of and their direct reports. PO & headcount approvals. Acting as a consultant in regards to any major question regarding Finance, in case facilitating the link with other Financial functions

  • Drive Benchmarking activity across various departments in TDO.

  • Support Ad-Hoc initiatives and projects across TDO as required

  • Audit: Ensure appropriate response to internal and external audit requirements. Ensure alignment with all Group Policies requirements.

  • Setting up processes and systems to support changes to organisational structures and to drive improvements and efficiencies.


Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Demonstrates a very active interest in different parts of the business

  • Asserts thinking behind own ideas when on solid ground. Challenges assumption behind current ways of operating

  • Embraces change and takes ownership for driving initiatives

  • Self-confident across a range of situations and works hard to understand what is important to others

  • Takes a personal stand behind what is right for the business


We’re happy if you:

  • Are qualified Accountant

  • Have knowledge of IT industry (Telecoms preferable)

  • Have good communication and presentation skills to ensure credibility with senior executives.


Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the 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 benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on


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