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Commercial Finance Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Commercial Finance Manager

Location: London (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)

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? 
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Consumer Commercial Finance team in a business partnering role.  


As the Commercial Finance Manager, you will support our Consumer Fixed Business with proactive P&L management, providing insights and conducting analysis on the year-on-year and month-on-month performance. You will be heavily involved throughout month-end to ensure the Fixed Business understands 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 interaction with senior management across the business, with the need to provide clear, succinct and insightful analysis.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Own and manage the Fixed Customer IBRO – Inflow, Base enrichment, Retention (Tariffs migrations and upgrades) & Outflow
  • Manage and optimise economics across multiple fixed suppliers
  • Contract management – monitoring and driving the Business to deliver against minimum volume commitments 
  • Proactively managing channel economics to drive cost improvements 
  • Rebate management – multimillion cost saving initiative 
  • Month end closing activities and supporting overall Fixed P&L
  • Support Fixed team with deep dives on Churn 
  • Drive the financial planning associated with the annual budget for the year ahead and long range planning cycles for the next 5 years



Who are we looking for?  

  • Fixed experience within Telco is a prerequisite 
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player and contribution to cross-functional working
  • Strong interpersonal skills, having worked within multi-disciplinary virtual teams
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Proactively takes ownership to drive
  • ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified or similar qualifications



What’s in it for you?
An excellent remuneration and bonus package 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. 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.



The future is exciting. 


Posting End Date: 29th June 2020

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 and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.