Responsibilities

 

Responsible for the delivery of financial guidance as an individual contributor working in specific areas within the Finance organization. Provides an advanced level of guidance and insight to apply key business drivers or operational variables during the analysis process and validates/disseminates key assumptions, model outcomes, conclusions, risks, opportunities and recommendations. A further key responsibility of this position is to identify and drive improvement opportunities in this area. Value is provided to the enterprise by continuously improving the finance and reporting processes to provide timely, accurate information and promotes informed decision making. Provides in‐depth analytical support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of departmental performance. This is a highly visible position due to the analysis and reporting functions performed by the position, requiring a solid understanding of the business and cost drivers along with strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.

 

‐ Provide comprehensive financial leadership in support of Verizon Enterprise Solution sales clients and peer Finance organizations.

‐ Perform detailed analysis of financial and operational performance with limited direction including but not limited to revenue, expenses, margins, sales, and variance / trend analysis.

- Deliver thoughtful and defendable recommendations to Sales/Finance leadership to improve profitability in a timely matter through suggested future courses of action, strategies and/or policies as a result.

‐ Design, develop, and implement forward-looking financial models, key analytics, and ad hoc analyses to further support improved financial performance.

‐ Advise department leadership on expense management through identifying key cost drivers, problem areas, and providing financial support / measurement of key initiatives.

‐ Proactively identifies and drives improvement opportunities for Finance organization and works closely with internal team and external clients to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented effectively and timely.

‐ Accountable for timely and accurate development and maintenance of operating budgets and forecasts that are typically highly complex and requires identifying and collecting relevant information from multiple organizations including Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Human Resources. Develop and build strong partnerships with key points of contact in external organizations.

‐ Lead projects and initiatives that span across financial and business areas often with other Finance teams including Regional Finance, Sales Analytics, FP&A Operations, Business Planning, and Commission Operations.

- Create internal management reports for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial results and prepare commentaries 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 certifiation (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred
  • 6+ years financial analysis experience required
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter who can work in a fast paced, quickly changing, and high pressure environment
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management
  • Ability 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

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