What you’ll be doing...

The Company

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. We are building a future using technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

Your role

You are highly analytical with strong financial and business acumen. You have an eye for detail and accuracy. Making sense of quantitative data is a real strength and you manage to synthesize complex information into easily understood insights. You will be researching potential targets, complete rigorous financial valuation analysis and coordinating due diligence. You will focus on a very wide range of industries and disciplines.

You are an explorer, you enjoy starting at the beginning, reaching into the problem and building your solution with whatever it takes. You enjoy the big questions and can hold your own in the diverse work team structure. The pod will function completely equitable with a voice at the table for each and every one. Strength is in the power of this diverse group and you thrive when the whole succeeds. You are able to context shift very quickly, move seamlessly between all industries, always with the mandate to identify, explore, develop and execute.

You are:

  • Adaptable: You invent novel approaches and figure out what to do when ready-made processes or techniques are inadequate.
  • Curious: You find patterns between disparate, seemingly unrelated sources anticipating innovative ways to build and position new business ideas.
  • Humble: You demonstratecontinuous personal development with the team and desire to learn from others. You see collaboration as a mechanism for self-improvement.
  • Experimental: You adeptly layer together experimentation with other research, testing, and metrics to reveal strengths and flaws in the current strategy and devise a clear path forward.

What you will do:

  • Research and analyze diverse industries and verticals, identifying trends and strategic areas of interest for our business
  • Perform financial analysis, develop pro forma financial models and valuation analysis in support of possible transactions
  • Impact evaluations using leading edge analytics
  • Assessing customer behavior and decision-making to model adoption of a product/service/ technology
  • Developing an economic framework to assess cost-effectiveness
  • Developing technology strategies
  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on any industry-related activities
  • Communicate findings to clients through reports and presentations

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Data Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Environmental Engineering/Science or other analytic degree
  • Broad financial acumen including a comprehensive understanding of valuation methodologies
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze data and develop robust financial models
  • Budgeting and forecasting experience; including expense, personnel, revenue, capital, and balance sheet planning.
  • 6+ years working in a management consulting role focusing on business innovation
  • 4+ years working with business roadmaps, growth and acquisition plans
  • Exposure to business process mapping and/or re-engineering preferred
  • Experience with M&A preferred

Even better if you have:

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative, analytical skills
  • Outstanding analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a transactional environment preferred
  • You are a fluent story teller with the ability to translate data, sentiment and business concepts into a well-articulated and compelling story. Your story can take on many formats and your ability to context shift between verbal, written and visual story telling ensures you’re seen and heard
  • You thrive in the unknown and find extreme comfort in the grey. Failure is an opportunity to grow and push through the boundary
  • Highly developed organizational and time-management skills
  • High degree of self-confidence and determination
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects
  • Willingness to travel extensively

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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.

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.

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. Different makes us better.