Finance Manager

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Responsibilities

At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function at our Centre for Excellence in Alpharetta, GA. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

Drive measurable revenue and profit increase for Verizon Enterprise through the financial management of large/complex customer contracts. Emphasis on P&L optimization through maximizing contractual cost efficiencies and ensuring recognition of all revenue opportunities while providing financial support for sales, marketing and operations.

  • Manage team of financial analysts, driving consistency, efficiency, best practices across organization; Ensure continued growth and improvement in team
  • Analyze customer P&L reporting to explain business performance and expectations; Focus on trends, variances and forecasts for revenue (within products, contracts, lines of business) and expenses (headcount, product costs, vendor contracts)
  • Build and present executive reporting, management and performance reporting
  • Provide financial leadership in overseeing customer “teams” to include representatives from PCM, PMO, commercial management and sales
    • Conduct monthly reviews with team to cover all operational and financial issues, progress against business case
    • Take ownership and escalate issues as needed
  • Pursue reporting improvements for added scale, automation, accuracy
  • Ensure contract/ business case is accurately translated into business targets
    • Link to compensation plans (revenue, sales, contract tcv, other)
    • Link to FP&A revenue and expense plans (incl telco, headcount, etc)
  • Ensure all revenue can be accurately billed on time; Periodically audit billing
  • Review business case headcount expectations with appropriate parties, communicate headcount and expense impact for forecasting/ planning
  • Review contract for identification of in-scope and out-of-scope revenue and resources; Work with sales, PCM, PMO to identify financial timing expectations, potential out of scope opportunities (periodic follow up)
  • Review third party vendor assumptions per business case; Consider ability to cover services in-house or synergies from existing relationships with vendors
  • Work with PCM in all post sale contract activity
  • Provide review and approval for all capital and expense requirements

Our business is fuelled by our passion for delivering unprecedented results for customers in over 52 countries. Throughout the world, we’re helping to create a better future – transforming how doctors battle cancer, rescue workers save lives, and people, businesses and communities interact with one another. If you have the drive, talent, energy and commitment to join over 180,000 like-minded people who are unlocking this positive potential of technology, we’ll support you every step of the way. Whether that’s through competitive compensation, award-winning training, or benefits so comprehensive we call them Total Rewards.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting, related field or equivalent experience.
  • MBA, CPA, CMA or CFA a plus
  • 6+ years of financial analysis, financial operations and/or field operations support experience.
  • Previous experience managing direct reports

Other Preferred Working Experience

  • Significant experience and knowledge in telecommunication or related technical services or outsourcing industries
  • Contract and pricing analysis
  • Financial planning and reporting
  • Billing and expense audit
  • Knowledge of service implementation and delivery

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

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