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22/09 Neha
HR at Vodafone India Services Pvt.Ltd

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Vodafone - Senior Manager - SOX Second Line (8-12 yrs)

Pune/Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations Job Code: 1159092

Role purpose:

- Vodafone Group FinOps and Controls was set up as a vertical function in April 2011. The function spans all of Vodafone's markets through a 'hub & spoke' model, with aggregate budget expenditure c. - 100m and a resource of c. 2,500 FTE. The structure includes Shared Services Operations in Budapest, Pune & Ahmedabad.

- s404 Centre of Excellence (COE) team plays a key role in our 'second line of defence' for Vodafone Group Finance function. The purpose of this role is to maximize the s404 excellence by developing, implementing, and monitoring business controls to ensure that business processes are conducted with the highest levels of timeliness, accuracy, and data integrity.


- This role leads in all compliance activities review for Vodafone Group Markets based out from Pune location and plays a key part in the overall control environment by proactively working with 1st line to establish a control framework.


- Monitoring of these involves assessing design and operational effectiveness for SOx compliance purposes along with performing Quality assurance and compliance reviews on various Finance operations processes and Control self-attestations.


- This role works closely with the multiple markets Process Owners to ensure control issues are resolved.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership :

- Sox compliance/ s404 testing on in-scope Vodafone finance processes for FSSC

- Quality Assurance reviews on Control self -attestations

- Effective planning and Delivery of SOx cycle in line with Group Methodology

- Timely tracking of audit engagements/audit observations

- Support Business process & control owners with regard to control design and remediation

- Support Business process & control owners in driving the culture of controls

- Coordination and communication across audit functions and global markets including external auditors

Key performance indicators:

- SOX plan completion for assigned s404 testing

- Delivery of QA on CSA

- Maintenance of Standard Controls Sets for Vodafone Finance Operations

- Driving the Vodafone Digital agenda and controls rationalisation initiatives

- Effective liaison and co-ordination with EY

Core competencies, knowledge and experience :

- Hands on experience in leading the SOx review, Internal Audit and Control and Compliance area.

- The ability to challenge risks within complex business requirements and translate best industry processes and control environment

- The ability to handle unforeseen challenges

- Strong governance mentality

- Ability to engage with senior stakeholders and effective liaison with External Auditors

Delivering Results (level 2):

- Driven - Can do, delivers and drives Vodafone to win

- Goal Oriented - Sets and prioritises challenging targets

- Focused - Rigorous, manages own time and resources

Putting Customers First (level 3):

- Commercial - Understands the value of profitable customers

- Listens - Listens and understands customer's needs

- Service Orientated - Delivers outstanding customer service

Performing through our People (level 3):

- Motivates - Motivates people and teams to perform

- Adaptable - Values and adapts to different cultures

- Develops team - Develops & coaches the team to succeed

- Teamwork - Works collaboratively with others

Managing a Changing Environment (level 2) :

- Helicopter - Sees the big picture and the important details

- Judgement - Displays sound judgement, makes effective timely decisions

- Manages change - Works effectivity in a changing environment

Communicating for Impact (level 2):

- Enthusiastic - Communicates with enthusiasm and clarity

- Inspirational - Inspires & influences stakeholders

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

- Chartered Accountant or other recognised professional finance/auditing qualification

- 8+ Years of Post Qualification experience in Audit / SOX Compliance / Risk Management

Desired - Telecom experience, Systems audit qualification/experience

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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