Competitive Intelligence and Earnings Benchmarking - Create and Deliver Earnings Benchmarking reports to compare Verizon with other Telecom, Cloud and Security Service providers.
Review and analyze Competitor earnings presentations, transcripts, financials statements, and present findings to Executive Director/CFO of the unit.
Create timely earnings benchmarking reports with detailed comparisons and financials, strategy and implications for Verizon, along with analyst’s comments. Use Thompson and Reuters, FactSet and other software tools for analysis.
Deliver in-depth competitive intelligence to Executive Leadership Team and answer follow up questions as needed.
Provide in-depth research analysis of financials/earning results for VZ competitors as to guide Financial Planning Team under CFO.
Jointly work with VES team and incorporate their input in financial reports.
Operational Planning – develop and track operational initiatives for Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VES) unit to deliver consistent shareholder value. This includes revenue generating or cost savings transformation initiatives.
Drive and participate in transformation process through VLSS (VZ Lean Six Sigma) for operational savings and validate financial assumptions. Work closely with VLSS Black Belts to drive projects. Track initiative in Instanatis.
Manage subscriptions of various market research companies like Thompson Reuters, FactSet, 451 Research, etc.
Coordinate internal subscription budget within various finance groups (Enterprise, Consumer & Corporate Strategy Development).
Special Projects – handle time-sensitive special projects, include Board of Directors presentations, Rating Agency presentations sides, BoD Audit Committee slides and Investor Relations slides for VES.
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, related field or equivalent experience required
Master degree in Finance/ MBA Preferred
Professional Certification Preferred: CPA, CFA or CMA
5+ years Financial Planning & Analysis experience required
Telecom Market research, Competitive Intelligence, and company earnings reports/financial statements analysis experience preferred
Ability to work in a team environment, and across multiple organizations is required
Experienced user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Strong mathematical, analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills required
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills required