Financial Planning and Analysis Senior Business Analyst

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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 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.

Overview

The Global Payroll and Commission (GP&C) Central Support team is responsible for overseeing business projects that span functions within GP&C; projects/tasks include expense planning/reporting, training, metric reporting, lean six sigma, business process documentation, communication projects and more.  Central Support is seeking a business professional with experience in the following areas - annual expense plan, monthly expense/HC reporting, general ledger work, variance analysis, metric reporting and written communication.  Effective, clear, organized communication is a requirement of this position since it entails working with contacts within GP&C plus other Verizon organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Own a portion of the expense plan for Central Support and other functions within GP&C.  Then consolidate your plan with remaining GP&C business unit plans to build total GP&C plan.
  • Assist business units with creating/modifying their individual expense plan submissions, consolidate data and work with Finance contacts to upload GP&C plan into IS (Income Statement) cube.  Validate cube loads.  Maintain clear change control documentation.
  • Report monthly actual expense and HC abiding to a WD schedule.  This includes creating executive communications, leading conference calls with business unit to review expense/HC variances, researching potential GL corrections and working with VP/Directors to develop strategies that ensure actuals are within plan.
  • Explain expense numbers and variances to leadership.  Represent the business units, and understand their unique circumstances and concerns.
  • Oversee in-year budget transfers and hierarchy changes; confirm changes correctly uploaded to IS (Income Statement) cube.
  • Support Verizon’s finance education initiatives, and commit to your own continued development with training related to business skills, financial certification, systems/tools and leadership.  Continuing education is a GP&C priority that supports Verizon’s goal to become a world-class organization.
  • Identify, propose, structure and oversee business projects that span functions within GP&C and/or support Finance Transformation; E.g. International payroll vendor consolidation, commission tool rework, business process documentation, data migration to Verizon repositories, corporate compliance work, coordinate company-sponsored training programs in Lake Mary or other locations.
  • Learn and embrace principles of Verizon Lean Six Sigma (VLSS), work with business units to uphold principles and demonstrate principles in your work.
  • Identify risks and develop strategies that mitigate risk in support of SOX Compliance and/or Business Continuity.
  • Identify relevant metrics across all business units, document how they’d be reported on a monthly or quarterly basis, and ensure metrics are reported in timely manner.
  • Demonstrate and promote healthy conflict management skills with understanding that this role subject to business conflicts that are expected in an environment impacted by change.

Qualifications

  • Master or Bachelor degree
  • 8+ years experience in a related discipline, working with expense and/or capital systems, general ledgers, IS (Income Statement) cubes, accounting, financial analysis, managing business projects
  • Experience with SAP and/or IS cube/general ledger structure, Excel, Access, Oracle, Database Management, Data warehouse, PowerPoint, linking data between tables and/or applications
  • Experienced working with executives/leadership

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