Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier’s video offerings include Frontier FiOS® and Vantage TV by Frontier™ with 100 percent HD picture quality, Total Home DVR, instant channel change, enhanced search, Video on Demand, and much more. Business Edge™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. More information about Frontier is available at www.frontier.com.
The Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A will provide primary analytical support to the FP&A group to research business trends, summarize and track key data in order to provide meaningful analysis, and help in preparation of presentations to the senior and executive management team as well as Board of Directors. This is a key position, with interaction at all levels, which requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, superior analytical, and problem-solving and modeling skills. Additionally, exceptional PC skills – MS Excel, Word, Power Point are a must. This individual will play a major role in the Capital allocation process for the company. Knowledge of Hyperion, Access and/orVBA would be a plus.
This is a hands-on role, requiring the ideal candidate to work in close partnership with all constituents to understand the needs of the business and drive for effective and sustainable solutions.
Instrumental in helping to facilitate capital allocation process, including analysis of ROI both prior to capital commitment, as well as post-project evaluations. Consolidate and track results of spending; report on for CFO team.
Researching, tracking and summarizing key data, including, trends, profitability and expense analyses.
Developing, maintaining and reporting on monthly and quarterly operating and financial metrics.
Assisting business finance teams with analyzing financial results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives.
Expected to help cultivate new approaches for data analysis and presentation to senior and executive management.
Development of non-routine reports and presentations to Senior and Executive Management; use of current technology to produce, deliver, and distribute reports and analysis.
Partner and collaborate with FP&A team to support other ad hoc projects or initiatives, as needed.
Desired Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated familiarity with Balance Sheet, Cash Flow & Income Statements.
Experience formulating variance analyss, creating financial models, performing budgets / forecasts, and reviewing business cases.
Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, with the ability to quickly collect, interpret, analyze, and present financial data in an accurate and concise manner.
Experience designing and building moderately complex business / analytical models.
Prior experience with Hyperion/Essbase would be a strong plus.
Experience with Smart View MS Excel Add-In, SQL coding, Oracle, Access, Brio, and VBA a plus.
Ability to take direction from supervisors, and proactively contribute to departmental discussions regarding problem solving.
Prior executive exposure and proven ability to effectively present material to senior leaders a plus.
Proven ability to take initiative and work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, results-oriented environment.
Astute communicator, knowing when and what to communicate with relevant stakeholders to ensure no missed opportunities and/or no surprises.
Demonstrated experience working as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Brings high level of energy to his / her work and a positive, can-do attitude.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration.
MBA or CPA a plus.
4-6 years of business or financial analysis experience required, preferably in a dynamic environment.
Excellent MS Excel skills with the ability to create detailed spreadsheets and use advanced formulas.
Strong PC skills in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Reporting Structure / Primary Relationships:
Reports into Director, Financial Planning & Analysis.
Significant interaction with Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Manager, Finance IT Systems, and AVP, Financial Planning & Analysis.
Interaction with Commercial, Consumer, and Field Operations FP&A teams.
Considerable exposure to EVP/CFO, SVP/Controller, SVP/Treasurer, SVP/Investor Relations and GVP/FP&A.