Financial Planning Analysis Specialist

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Responsibilities

This individual will be responsible for a combination of revenue, cost and product analysis based monthly/quarterly financial results. In addition, the individual will be responsible for development of insightful and meaningful reports that provides answers to business drivers that are impacting the financial performance.

The ideal candidate will have both the technical abilities to retrieve, manipulate and analyze data as well as a practical understanding of the wireless and communications marketplace.

 

This position includes:

  • Develop presentations and ad-hoc reporting for CFO and senior executives on business drivers behind financial performance.
  • Working knowledge of reporting tools with the ability to be accountable for the data produced.
  • Ability to analyze a topic or business issue from beginning to end.
  • Identify and recommend modifications to improve process efficiency, quality and database design (e.g. cube consolidation, hierarchy, account definitions).
  • Manage the monthly preparation and delivery of internal management reports and analysis packages.
  • Assist in the overall review of key performance measures affecting the company’s financial and operational results including variance explanations of actual results to targets (e.g. budget, best view, forecast).
  • Support the business in achieving objectives by responding to various internal and external reporting requests.
  • Review new products and services and identify reporting impacts and necessary requirements to accurately report results.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or quantitative field. MBA or advanced degree in B/I or Data Analytics preferred
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases preferred. 2 to 5 years of SQL knowledge preferred.
  • 2+ years wireless experience preferred
  • Knowledge of key financial systems: Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Reports, Hyperion Analyzer & BI software and Peoplesoft G/L system Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Standard and Cognos/Data Warehouse is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of cellular industry trends and key business drivers VZW billing system general knowledge preferred
  • Candidate must have experience in working with one or more financial reporting systems in the past.
  • Candidate will be expected to complete tasks independently and make decisions and recommendations from the analysis conducted in accurate and timely manner.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, a self-starter, with strong PC skills, solid communication skills, and demonstrated management and leadership qualities.
  • Proven ability take large amounts of multi-faceted data and create insightful and meaningful information to be used in business decision making
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deliver results by critical deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of management in a professional capacity
  • Strong logical, quantitative, and analytical abilities
  • Capable of managing multiple high profile, competing project requests
  • Ability to collaborate and partner, and to lead in a cross functional team environment
  • Create and apply a business intelligence framework to enrich the context of reporting/insights

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.