Senior Financial Analyst – Planning & Forecasting

Verizon - Morristown, NJ

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.

Provide additional research and analysis for the monthly reporting, Business Plan, Commitment View Best View including recommendations for management reviews.
Create draft of ad-hoc analysis generated for the business client.
Finalize monthly analyses of business trends and budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to be used in management reviews and strategic business analysis sessions.
Perform additional research to enhance business case analysis for pricing and investment decisions support to the business client.
Incorporate financial data into capital models/templates to prepare guidelines and drive the capital planning process.
Draft cash flow statements, identify issues/patterns and provide recommendations.
Conduct initial strategic business analyses.
Identify and communicate possible scenarios, associated risks and opportunities to include in the business performance reviews.
Create the outline and/or update profitability/costing models.
Analyze economic drivers of the business client (e.g. customer churn, renewals).
Communicate with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel.

Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
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.
Excellent communication skills and ability to focus on the details.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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