Finance Business Partner - VBI Carrier

Aggregate function:  Finance
Business Area:  Group Finance
Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  3 Apr 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

What you’ll do

Vodafone Business International (VBI) Carrier manages the commercial relationships with over 1,000 communications service providers globally and offers a broad portfolio of network connectivity, international cable systems, messaging services and evolving digital services.


We are now looking for a Finance Business Partner to join us in either London or Newbury. 


Your responsibilities will include the following:
•    Provide best in class Business Partnering to the decision-making process for defined VBI Carrier segment and its sub teams. 
•    Support the management of VBI Opex & Capex through effective control and governance
•    Drive effective financial management, process, controls and planning for the business unit.
•    Provide commercial, strategic and financial decision support to drive the best decisions and maximise the return on resources and costs.

Who you are

•    Graduate, ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified or with considerable depth of experience in Finance 
•    Proven finance business partner acting as a point of reference in an advisory capacity to the business 
•    High level of commercial acumen and ability to identify and solve varied business problems
•    Communication and presentation skills to ensure credibility with senior management
•    Ability to multi-task various projects and adhoc requests.
•    Ideally, experience in supporting a B2B unit

Not a perfect fit?

Worried that you don’t 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. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

What's in it for you

  • Discretionary yearly bonus: 10%
  • Annual leave: 28 days + bank holidays + the opportunity to buy/sell/carry over 5 days/year
  • Charity days: 5 days/year
  • Maternity/adoption leave: 52 weeks. The first 13 weeks are fully paid, followed by 26 weeks of half pay. On your return to work, for the first 6 months: work 4 days, get paid for 5
  • Paternity leave: 16 weeks fully paid
  • Private pension: You can contribute up to 5% of your basic pay with 2:1 matching from Vodafone up to 10%.
  • Access to: private medical, private dental, free health assessments, share save scheme
  • Additional discounts: Vodafone retail, gym, cinema, cycle to work, season ticket loan

Together we can

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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.