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Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis

Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis| Finance-and-accounting | Dfw Airport, TX, USA

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Responsibilities

Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide in depth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments.

 

This is a key position due to the analysis and reporting functions performed on a daily basis. Basic requirements include:

 

  • Demonstrated expertise in full-cycle financial planning and business partnership
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to learn the business and its cost drivers in order to clearly explain the story behind the numbers, not just report the numbers
  • Demonstrated track record of independent thinking and problem-solving
  • Capable of understanding, articulating, and modeling how work volumes, revenues, and costs behave
  • Demonstrated grasp of how to design and implement reporting to accurately measure realization of cost savings initiatives and drive additional cost savings opportunities
  • Display expert-level communications and presentations skills, both written and verbal

 

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

Analyze and interpret reports for managers and provide 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.

Develop, implement, and maintain systems, procedures and policies for financial management of the Cloud business.

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

Perform monthly variance analysis of actual results to budgeted/forecasted performance and make recommendations.

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

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 Finance, Economics, Accounting, related field or equivalent experience required
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent a plus
  • 4+ years financial analysis experience required
  • Demonstrated, documented deductive reasoning skills and a high level of intellectual curiosity and analytical ability
  • Demonstrated, documented ability to work with large amounts of multi-faceted data to create insightful and meaningful information used in driving sound business decisions
  • Demonstrated, documented ability to manage multiple initiatives at one time and successfully meet deadlines with little supervision
  • Desire and aptitude to work independently, communicate effectively and concisely, demonstrate high level of personal accountability, lead collaboratively, and apply critical thinking and sound judgment when faced with unstructured situations


Equal Employment Opportunity

Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet





Job ID: 342644

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