Consultant - Financial Planning & Analysis

Verizon - Ashburn, VA

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, enhance 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. This is the kind of work we do. 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.

FP&A Corporate and Business Unit 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.

Oversee customer profitability P&L production and reporting.
Maintain profitability costing/driver models and oversee process of creating individual customer p&l’s on a monthly basis.
Liaison with Center of Excellence on cost assignment driver workbook production and partner with reporting team on publication of customer-level results.
Create actionable business insights, ad-hoc analysis and recommendations to executive management.
Proactively identify risks and opportunities around customer business performance.
Develop and analyze economic drivers of the business client (e.g. customer churn, renewals, write-downs).
Model/assess performance scenarios to analyze risks and opportunities.
Communicate with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite with knowledge of Excel.
Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.
A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
Understanding 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.
Experience in preparation of General Ledgers, Basic Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Proficiency with Tableau, Essbase, Anaplan, Robotics Process Automation
Excellent communication skills and ability to focus on the details.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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