Process & Control Analyst / Lead

Newbury, Berkshire
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Role purpose:

The VGx organisation delivers finance operations to any entity within the group not managed by a geographic local market team including:

  • Group Enterprise, Group Technology, Group Commercial, Common Functions, Vodafone Procurement Company and Vodafone Roaming Services
  • Nine HFM entities
  • 191 operating entities across 35 countries

This role is responsible for the analysis and activities that ensure the efficient and effective operation of core processes including:

  • Purchase to payment
  • Fixed assets
  • Order to cash
  • Intercompany
  • Treasury and cash management
  • Record to report
  • Time and expense recording
  • Other core finance processes as required

Responsibilities include ensuring that:

  • Processes are documented including key controls, risks and improvements
  • Process performance and controls adherence is measured analysed and reported
  • Identified process improvements are implemented
  • Users of core processes have the education and documentation required to follow the process
  • Escalations and deviations to process are captured and managed on a timely basis


As Process & Control Analyst your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Working across finance processes for:
    • Receiving escalation requests from the business and shared services, ensuring they are routed correctly and resolved
    • Assisting stakeholders navigate and use the process effectively by providing ad hoc assistance and by identifying more routine training and education needs
  • Drive adherence to the core business model by:
    • Ensuring transactions follow the CBM process where possible
    • Identifying exceptions and process deviations
    • Understanding business needs and the need to influence or change the CBM to suit the needs of the business
    • Facilitate the sign off of process changes on behalf of VGx
  • Ensure key risks are identified and necessary controls are Implemented by:
    • Monitoring key control effectiveness
    • Reporting on the effectiveness of key controls
    • Maintaining action plans to resolve key control issues
  • Measure and manage the performance of finance processes for VGx entities including:
    • Determining the CTQs (critical to quality) requirements of business stakeholders
    • Measuring the performance of processes to quality, efficiency, timeliness and accuracy criteria
    • Driving action from Finance League Table KPIs to ensure VGx meets all key operational targets
  • Deliver continuous improvement across the process by:
    • Routinely reviewing the effectiveness of processes
    • Operating governance activities and processes to capture, qualify, prioritise and implement improvements
    • Implementing process improvements


As Process & Control Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • University graduate, preferably from Business Administration, Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Mathematics etc.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Leadership with an ability to manage a team
  • Strong cooperation, communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical-minded, hardworking, innovative, adaptable, team player and leader.
  • Very good knowledge and experience of MS Office Applications, particularly on Excel, Word & Power Point
  • Expertise in Accounting, Tax and/or IFRS or process analysis