Manager Financial Planning and Analysis
When you join Verizon Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here. What you'll be doing Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here. 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. 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. Reviewing compensation structure for indirect sales organizations. Developing and tracking contractual commitments between indirect sales organizations and end customers. Maintaining and creating reporting using SQL, ThoughtSpot, and Tableau. Evaluating business results and serve as a functional specialist to the business client to provide strategic guidance and insights during the analysis process. Partnering with the business to develop costing/profitability models and reports. Assessing the impact of strategic financial decisions and present recommendations to leadership. Assessing customer/product profitability and drive profit optimization. Developing and assess business cases for pricing on investment decisions, providing insights and support to the business. Serving as a Subject Matter Expert to complex business performance issues to define and execute action plans. Making decisions and recommendations to ensure the quality and delivery of all the products and services. Interpreting and evaluating 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. Designing, developing and implementing methods and strategies to continually improve processes. Presenting and communicating to all levels of the business. Where you'll be working 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 in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or four or more years of work experience. Six or more years of relevant work experience. Experience in Microsoft Office Suite. Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time. Even better if you have one or more of the following: A Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics. A professional certification (eg CPA, CMA). High degree of strategic and analytical capability, including the ability to analyze a large amount of data. Project Management experience. Strong strategic skills, with the ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations; proven ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision. Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices and International Financial Reporting Standards. Understanding of report query and design. Excellent communication skills and ability to focus on the details. Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management. Experience inEssbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance. 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 . Notice(s) Verizon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative. Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.