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 Center for Excellence. 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.

Leads a team of professionals that provides oversight of processes with in‐depth analytical support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of departmental/business unit performance. Provides detailed feedback, insight and recommendations to the business on its financial performance, focusing on key drivers. Explains "the story", as well as the risks and opportunities related to the business needs and subsequently develops and initiates action plans to close any identified gaps. This is a position that is highly visible and requires a solid understanding of the business and cost drivers. Possesses the ability to lead and motivate teams, exhibiting strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal. Value is provided to the enterprise by identifying improvements to finance processes in order to provide timely, accurate information to decision makers.

 

‐ Contributes to the development of the overall strategy of the Finance organization.

‐ Provides Subject Matter Expertise when needed for strategic projects, special reports and new initiatives.

‐ Develops and implements policies and procedures in accordance with overall corporate policies and procedures.

‐ Analyze monthly department spending and communicate trends/recommendations to senior management.

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

‐ Responsible for departmental budgets and forecasts including monthly/quarterly forecasts, mid‐year forecasts and annual budgets.

‐ Monitors internal controls and assists in developing controls or policies to mitigate identified risks.

‐ Manages a team(s) of professional direct reports that may include budgeting, forecasting, analysis as well as value‐added support to various finance processes.

‐ Oversees the preparation of monthly reports and variance analysis for management review, participates in short and long range financial planning, forecasting and ad hoc financial reports.

‐ Prepare and design ancillary business/financial models and other special projects as needed.

‐ Has budgetary responsibility for their organization.

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, related field or equivalent experience required
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent preferred
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred
  • 6+ years financial analysis experience with a strong management background required
  • Proven leadership skills with ability to effectively manage a team in a fast paced, quickly changing, and high pressure environment
  • Advanced understanding of report query and design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management

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.

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