Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

Transit Wireless - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.0


Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

About Transit Wireless
Transit Wireless, LLC provides advanced cellular, Wi-Fi, and fiber technology solutions. The company is responsible for the design, build, financing, and operation of a multi-application high speed communications infrastructure for 282 underground stations in the New York City subway system, providing connectivity to more than 1.7 Billion passengers each year (5.6 million riders each day). The Transit Wireless network is highly resilient and operates all primary licensed cellular brands, as well as public licensed bands and the 4.9GHz public safety band. Transit Wireless’s network enhances connectivity capabilities for emergency services, transit operations, local agency personnel, and various business applications. The company offers solutions in the areas of wireless infrastructure, transit and public safety, Wi-Fi solutions, colocation and data center, and fiber optic network services. Transit Wireless, LLC was founded in 2005 and is based in New York, New York.

Today, our network delivers cellular connectivity for all major carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile USA, Sprint and Verizon). TransitWirelessWiFi™ offers free public use and secure private MTA business applications.

Transit Wireless is a BAI Communication Company.

Role Purpose
As a key member of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, the Senior Financial Analyst is a valued partner to the Transit Wireless organization. The team’s core objective is to provide the executive management team, project stakeholders, and investing shareholders with meaningful insight and analysis into the state of the business, to assess key business risks and evaluate commercial opportunities that drive more informed decision making across the organization.

Primary Responsibilities / Duties

  • Manage the annual Budget and monthly Re-forecast process, forecasting the Transit Wireless P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements, providing insight around key drivers, and producing a consistent story-line that bridges operational and financial performance.
  • Prepare high quality, concise, and timely reporting to the executive management team that includes year-to-date financial and operational performance, variance analysis vs. budget assumptions, project-level insights and profitability analysis, headcount and labor analysis, business development pipeline and full-year forecast updates, and various ad-hoc analysis as required.
  • Assess and monitor key risks and opportunities to the Transit Wireless business and identify and help manage areas to drive cost reductions. Enhance the financial acumen and discipline of partners outside of the Finance department.
  • Partner with the Business Development team to assess new commercial opportunities and develop the supporting business case and financial model to forecast cash flows and returns (IRR, NPV, payback, etc.). Drive collaboration between different functional teams across the organization to model appropriate inputs and determine key model sensitivities.
  • Contribute to the Long-Term Plan (LTP) process, including model and assumption updates that ultimately serve as the basis for a discounted cash flow valuation of the business.
  • Present business cases and financial analysis to the management team, Board of Directors, and various customers.
  • Develop new reporting insights and dashboards to better serve our business partners. Proactively seek opportunities to improve existing reporting, processes, and systems.
  • Be a knowledge source within the Finance team and greater TW organization and build and maintain effective working relationships. Partner and influence up, down, and across the entire company to efficiently complete tasks and ensure proper control and end-to-end process quality.
  • Exhibit expert-level Excel modelling skills (macros, VBA, solver, etc.) and a deep understanding of ERP and EPM financial systems (Adaptive Insights and Oracle Fusion preferred).
  • OSHA Responsibilities for Employees
  • Maintain safe individual working practices and take active steps to maintain your own safety and that of others, ensuring that all incidents and potential hazards are reported.

Key Performance Measures

  • Deliverable quality, accuracy, and timeliness
  • Display a thorough understanding of the Transit Wireless business
  • Establish and maintain trustworthy relationship with key stakeholders
  • Performance against other specific annual goals

Key Relationships

  • Executive management team and departmental budget owners
  • Members of the Finance function
  • Key members of the Business Development, Product Development, Design & Construction, and Network Operations teams

Technical Skills Required

  • MS Excel & PowerPoint (Advanced Level)
  • Financial Modelling experience, including cash flow forecasting and DCF valuation
  • ERP and EPM Financial Systems experience (Adaptive Insights and Oracle Fusion preferred)
  • Knowledge of accounting concepts and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Competencies Required
Self-Starter: desire to take on responsibilities, can manage projects independently, can be trusted to follow through, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Analytical & Quantitative: attention to detail/accuracy, problem solving, proactive follow through
Interpersonal Skills: team player, ability to work closely with senior executives to influence decisions, understanding and adapting to others perspectives, actively listening
Presenting and communicating information: Speaking clearly and fluently, expressing opinions, making presentations, responding to an audience, showing credibility
Writing and reporting: Writing clearly, succinctly and correctly, convincing through writing, avoiding jargon, structuring information.
Applying expertise and technology: Applying, developing and sharing specialist and detailed technical expertise, understanding other organisational disciplines

Formal Qualifications / Certificates Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar roles.
  • MBA or CPA a plus

Why work for us

We believe there is strength in diversity and opportunity through inclusion. We are commitment to a culture where different perspectives, experience and backgrounds are valued which supports everyone to achieve their potential.

If you're motivated and excited about being part of this highly capable team, you'll fit right in. You'll thrive in a complex and exciting environment.

Additionally, you will receive a competitive salary, bonus scheme and corporate benefits.

If you have the skills, experience and attitude for the role, please submit an application. Our process consists of several steps including a face to face interview. We will be in contact with you at the end of each step to keep you up-to-date with the progress of your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • expert-level Excel modelling skills (macros, VBA, solver): 5 years (Required)
  • Managing Annual Budget and monthly Reforecast process: 5 years (Required)
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: 1 year (Required)
  • Deep understanding of ERP & EPM financial systems: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Required)

License:

  • CPA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)