What you’ll be doing...

As a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Consultant, you will partner with business units, drive insights, and grow your leadership and interpersonal skills. You are considered a business partner and your contributions will have an impact on new business growth opportunities through development of business case scenarios. You will also:

  • Participate in pricing decisions and new initiatives to develop new products and services.
  • Forecast, report, analyze, and prepare final financial plans for business clients.
  • Develop the Business Plan, Commitment View, and Best View, including analysis, distribution, and recommendations for management reviews.
  • Prepare final monthly analyses of business trends and budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to be used in management reviews and strategic business analysis sessions.
  • Develop the final in-depth analysis of business performance and recommended action plans, including gap closures, considerations for managing costs, and growing revenue and profitability.
  • Develop final capital planning models, reports, and templates.
  • Create cash flow statement and ad-hoc cash flow analysis/trending reports.
  • Define the need for and the source of data requirements for the planning, forecasting, and reporting processes.
  • Develop strategic business analysis with overlays and commentary.
  • Create final performance reports, which include business insights, ad-hoc analyses, and recommendations to executive management.
  • Proactively identify possible scenarios, risks, and opportunities regarding business performance.
  • Create profitability/costing models and oversee and communicate model updates to the Center of Excellence (COE).
  • Develop and analyze economic drivers of the business client (e.g., customer churn, renewals).
  • Model/assess performance scenarios to analyze risks and opportunities.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel).

Even better if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or ideally a Master’s degree) in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Prior work experience in accounting, finance, or economics.
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA).
  • Prior experience in technology and/or telecommunications industries.
  • Knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting and analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Familiarity with the preparation of general ledgers, FASB requirements, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Detail orientation.

    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.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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