Senior Financial Analyst – Reporting and Analysis
Location:
Posted:
February 22, 2017
Reference:
442576-1A

Responsibilities

The FP&A Organization
At Verizon, we are building a world-class Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization.  We have begun a comprehensive program to streamline processes, enhance systems, realign the organization and add opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support.  This is the kind of work we do.  We want to build leading FP&A practices within Verizon, setting the stage to become the place any FP&A professional wants to work.  You can become a catalyst for change.

FP&A Center of Excellence Team
Reshaping the future of FP&A at Verizon, calls for improving our ability to deliver exceptional value to our customers. Being a part of the Center of Excellence (COE) team you will work alongside financial professionals and business leaders, gaining opportunities to grow and develop to build a strong FP&A foundation.  You will be involved in, target setting, reporting & analysis, planning and forecasting, and guiding the strategic direction across Verizon. Explore the breadth of opportunities that come with aligning your expertise with the future of superior networks, systems, analytics and video, to improve the way people live work and play.

The position is involved in the preparation of the monthly financial close package. This position also facilitates the analysis of variances by utilizing Smart View to investigate, prepare variety of KPI reports, and the develop presentations for customer activities and revenue.

  • Develop the first draft of standard reporting (e.g. template updates, charts), presentation materials; and profitability (costing) analysis and reports to drive decision-making.  
  • Conduct initial in-depth analysis of the business as defined by the Service Delivery team. 
  • Analyze risks and opportunity considerations and draft insights to guide executives on business decisions.
  • Provide initial draft of the commentary and business insight for inclusion in business performance reviews and assists in the development of resolutions for business performance issues.  
  • Execute profitability scenario(s) and analyzes results at the direction of business unit and Service Delivery team. 
  • Identify updates and analyzes profitability models and analyze benchmarking information and data. 
  • Address customer inquiries regarding Actual, Commitment View, Best View, Business Plan, capital needs, specific sensitivity/trending/NPV analysis, and metric related information in coordination with Service Delivery teams and other Center of Excellence disciplines. 
  • Recommend updates to possible scenarios, associated risks and opportunities around business performance. 
  • Communicate with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.

Qualifications

Must have:

  • An Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Two or more years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with a proven focus on Excel.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Excellent communication and the proven ability to focus on the details.
  • Knowledge in the usage of OBIEE, Tableau, SQL, and/or similar tools.
  • Ability to work as part of a distributed virtual team, and form strong internal relationships.
  • Ability to create, develop and make recommendations for more efficient systems, processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with a proven ability to balance competing demands and priorities as well as operate independently and deliver to commitments.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us
Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded.  Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

A little about us:
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

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