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Job Req ID:  26545

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Commercial/ Finance

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.


FP&A – Budgeting & Opex

Job Level/ Designation

M2 / AGM

Function / Department

Finance / VIBS Finance



Job Purpose

To drive strategic planning and budgeting exercise across VIBS product teams. Also, responsible for providing business support for enabling procurement of Opex for enterprise business

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Drive Budgeting Exercise
  • Drive Capex budgeting exercise across VIBS product teams for Carrier, FLD, Cloud & Special Projects, enabling data insights for Capex Council
  • Drive Strategic planning and budgeting process for VIBS Opex and alignment with Corp FPA
  • Budgetary Controls
  • Plays an active role in Exercise Budgetary controls for opex related spends for VIBS &
  • Provide business support for enabling  procurement of Opex for enterprise business;
  • Validation of Business cases; enable & ensure user functions in following the DoA and budgetary controls
  • Plays a key role in reporting and reviewing with Enterprise head on the Capex productivity ensuring that the investments with respect to Carrier and Enterprise products are managed optimally.
    • Drive cost control initiatives to improve cost efficiency.
  • Risk and Compliance  Management
    • Strong processes and systems in place ensuring compliance of DoA and Budgetary controls
  • Measuring/Monitoring/Reporting of business performance.
    • Implement framework to monitor enterprise related product profitability and business trends & provide business insights to the Enterprise business head
    • Co-ordinate with SSC in understanding the monthly provisions for all VIBS products and provide variance analysis on the opex and capex for investor relations related queries and for internal reviews

Process Development.

  • Drive and implement Process improvements and automations


Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

    • Eye for detail
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Business Orientation
    • Analytical skills
    • Understanding of telecom products, FLD/FLV etc. will be an added advantage
    • Understanding of SAP and other similar tools
    • Min 5 years of FP&A experience


Must have technical / professional qualifications

CA preferred, MBA in Finance

Years of Experience

Min 5 – 7 years of relevant experience

Direct reports


Vodafone Idea Limited (formerly Idea Cellular Limited)
An Aditya Birla Group & Vodafone partnership