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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst| Finance-and-accounting | Ashburn, VA, USA

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Delivers financial guidance as an Individual Contributor working in specific areas within the Finance organization related to Retail volume, rate and profitability reporting
Responsible for gathering inputs for volume, rate, and cause of change reporting while developing key assumptions for forecasting business plans and interlinkage to profitability cost assignments based on inward and outward movement activity
Provides in depth analytical support and analysis for the budgeting of volumes and rates by product, geo, entity, and In Region and Out of Region delinations as well as the cause of change and forecasting of product and profitability performance.
Supports complex analysis across their department such as rate and volume trends by bandwidth, geo, product, entity and In Region/Out of Region, cause of change reporting for the Retail portfolio
Demonstrates familiarity with a broad variety of data sources from various technologies with the applicable requirement for analysis such as Teradata, SQL, Access and sophisticated excel models
Defines the need for and the source of data requirements for business needs and the client and user for applicable requirment for analysis.
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 as it related to volume, rate, and profitability reporting
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 such as capital investments related to volume forecasting
Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies for their assigned work stream or function(s).
Prepares actual, budgets and forecasts, including monthly/quarterly forecasts, mid year forecasts and annual budgets.
Leads projects in the role of project manager as required. Will supervise and lead a team of peers and subordinates in a matrixed organization.
Leads or participates, as required, in training and skills development initiatives as a Subject Matter Expert in volumes, rates, and profitability linkage
Fields issue escalations from internal customers or delivery partners and responds to customer inquiries as requested, ensuring issue and error resolution
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 monthly reports and variance analysis for management review, participate in short and long range financial planning and forecasting and prepare adhoc financial reports
Identifies improvement opportunities for their work stream and works closely with either the internal team or service providers (if any) to enable the implementation of improvement opportunities





Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, related field or equivalent experience
4+ years finance and/or financial analysis experience required
Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred
  Strong ability to manage large sets of data through SQL, teradata extracts
Broad knowledge of Verizon finance and accounting systems and applications preferred
In depth understanding of report query and design
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel; strong written and oral communications skills
Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry preferred, but not required

Strong Project Management experience

Strong problem solving skills

Proven time and project management skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, SQL)

Ability to work under tight deadlines and to manage multiple competing priorities

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Responsible for communicating effectively at all levels


Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.

Job ID: 336096

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