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.

The Manager role is responsible for supporting the B2B Channel in reviewing, modeling, developing and approving contract offers and proposals (RFP, SOQ, SOW, RFI’s) for SMB, B2B, and large National accounts for the West Area.

This position requires an individual with a strong sense of ownership, the ability to balance executing on initiatives independently while serving as a key contributor of the West Area Team. The desired candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced environment with evolving priorities and meet critical deadlines. This individual should have some experience in communicating financial data to executive levels; ability to look at the business from a high level strategic point of view as well as from a detailed and operational level. Business case development/financial modeling experience required (including NPV, payback, EBITDA analysis).

Responsibilities

  • Ownership for all standard and non-standard SMB, B2B, and large business contracts and proposals for the West Area which directly impacts KPI’s for this segment.
  • Develop portfolio analysis for select accounts, which will be utilized in senior level meetings to determine account strategy.
  • Review of in building requests from Sales and Network to determine account profitability supports financial funding of projects. Interface with Network and Sales to obtain information required to develop an analysis to utilize in the funding decision.
  • Review and analyze credit requests and early upgrade requests. Provide support and direction to the Business Financial Operations team when processing contract credits, upgrades and rebates.
  • Provide West Area Training for National Account Manager’s and Business Sales Manager’s as needed.
  • Evaluate credit history, letters of credit and customer information for financial offers.
  • Ensures effective monitoring and reporting controls are in place across B2B channel in the West Area to improve KPI performance across the following: Equipment and accessory manual discounting, Other Charges and Credits, activation fee waivers, Employee Liable discounting, equipment returns, and OST adherence.
  • Interface with Sr. Management to evaluate, review and provide recommendations for pricing offers.
  • Assist West Area Finance Sr. Manager of Finance and Director of Finance in the evaluation of business opportunities and provide support for special projects.
  • Interface with HQ Finance, Legal, Sales, Operations, Marketing, Inventory, Network WBG VPP/VSP and Implementations teams to prepare, finalize and generate financial offers.
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Analysis concepts to interpret model results, where sensitivity analysis can be developed.
  • Strong Knowledge of OMNI, Microsoft Excel, Cognos-SQL and Hyperion to utilize financial models to determine profitability of requests.

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.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.
  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
  • Experience leading large and complex team projects with minimal supervision.
  • A high degree of analytical capability with the demonstrated ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision.
  • Strong strategic skills, with the proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices and International Financial Reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.
  • Experience in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Strategic Finance, Tableau, Qlik.

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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