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What you’ll be doing...
The Finance Organization At Verizon, we are building a world-class Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. We have begun a comprehensive program to streamline processes, improve systems, realign the organization and add opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. We want to build leading FP&A practices within Verizon, setting the stage to become the place any FP&A professional wants to work. You can become a catalyst for change. Finance Business Transformation Team Move beyond compiling data and help tell the story behind the numbers. The Business Unit facing positions offer opportunities to drive better business partnering and insights, while growing your FP&A leadership and interpersonal skills. You are considered a business partner and your contributions will make a difference. You’ll become involved in, but not limited to, pricing decisions and new initiatives to develop new products and services. You can have an impact on new business growth opportunities through development of business case scenarios. You will be responsible for helping identifying and executing on opportunities to fundamentally transform our business, driving improvements in productivity, efficiency and profitability. You will own the entire financial analysis for numerous large initiatives involving multi-million dollar investments, cost cutting initiatives and revenue streams.
Own the development and communication of the plan and forecast, financial reporting, operational analysis and executive reviews for Actuals, Business Plan, Commitment View, and Best View.
Interpret and evaluate monthly analyses of business trends, including budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to identify areas of risk and opportunities and provide recommendations.
Provide updated forecast with risks and opportunities to current plan.
Assess capital requirements, develop capital plan and provide recommendations on capital allocation.
Present and communicate to all levels of the business.
Developing complex financial models and corresponding assumptions used to evaluate the profitability and return on investment of revenue generating and cost reduction initiatives.
Partnering with various departments including Business Transformation, Customer Experience, Distribution, Finance Operations, Marketing, and Supply Chain to provide timely and accurate financial, analytical, and tracking support.
Leveraging keen business acumen, advanced analytical skill set and deep understanding of industry and VZW financial / operational drivers to assess proposals.
Providing tracking and reporting on initiatives and generate post mortems presenting the success of programs in terms of return on investment.
Partnering with FP&A to integrate these transformational opportunities into the business plan / outlook.
Preparing financial presentation materials and form proposals for executive review with CFO and SVPs.
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Willingness to travel up to 25%.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
A Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.
A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
A high degree of analytical capability with the proven ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision.
Project management experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong strategic skills, with the proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.
Knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
Knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning.
Experience leading large and complex team projects with minimal direct supervision.
If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).