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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst| Finance-and-accounting | Alpharetta, GA, USA

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Responsibilities

Delivers financial guidance as an Individual Contributor working in specific areas within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provides in depth analytical support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of departmental performance and supports more complex analysis across their department. Demonstrates familiarity with a broad variety of data sources from various technologies with the applicable requirements for analysis. Defines the need for and the source of data requirements for business needs and the client and user application of the data. This is a key position due to the analysis and reporting functions performed on a daily basis, requiring a solid understanding of the business and cost drivers along with strong communications and presentations skills, both written and verbal.

 

Works as an individual contributor who is a subject matter expert within the finance function.

Analyzes and interprets reports for managers providing recommendations to guide business decisions.

Work with department heads to manage spending, identify key cost drivers and problem areas and support the financial aspects of new projects.

Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies for their assigned work stream or function(s).

Prepares budgets and forecasts, including monthly/quarterly forecasts, mid year forecasts and annual budgets.

Leads projects in the role of project manager as required.

Leads or participates, as required, in training and skills development initiatives as a Subject Matter Expert.

Performs monthly variance analysis of actual results to budgeted/forecasted performance and makes recommendations.

Create internal management reports for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial results and prepare commentaries for senior management.

Prepare monthly reports and variance analysis for management review, participate in short and long range financial planning and forecasting and prepare ad hoc financial reports.



Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, related field or equivalent experience required
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred
  • 4+ years financial analysis experience required
  • In depth understanding of report query and design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Self-starter who can work in a fast paced, quickly changing, and high pressure environment
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Broad knowledge of Verizon finance and accounting systems and applications preferred
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry preferred


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Job ID: 341331

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