What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we are building a world-class Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. We have begun a comprehensive program to transform the finance organization by improving the capital planning processes, enhancing systems, realigning the organization, and adding 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.

Corporate FP&A Team

Move beyond reacting to change and help drive and manage it. This role will be part of the FP&A Capital Planning, Transformation and Reporting team. As a Senior Manager FP&A, you have the opportunity to drive better business partnering and insights, while growing your FP&A leadership and supervisorial skills. You are considered a business partner and your contributions will make a difference. You’ll become involved in, but not limited to, supervising capital plan development and program management. You will help create and drive standards across the entire finance organization and across the business.

  • Communicate with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the business.
  • Influence the overall strategic and tactical direction of the Corporate FP&A team.
  • Support and monitor the development of business cases by the Business Unit FP&A teams and ensure their reasonableness and completeness.
  • Support development of consistent business case quality and accurate operational metrics reporting.
  • Coordinate the implementation of program quality control and performance management reviews for Actuals, Business Plan, Commitment View, and Best View.
  • Interpret and evaluate monthly budget variance and KPIs to inform decision making by executive leadership.
  • Assess the impact of strategic Business Unit financial decisions and present to leadership.
  • Design, develop and implement methods and strategies to continually improve processes.
  • Lead the support business units and preparation for Council (senior executive) review and decision making.
  • Monitor and interpret program results and articulate the impact to overall capital investments.
  • Assess capital requirements, develop capital plan and provide recommendations on capital allocation.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related fields or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Project management and change management experience.
  • Financial modeling experience.
  • Strong financial /operational performance abilities.
  • A high degree of analytical capability with 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.
  • Executive presence and presentation experience.
  • Experience leading large and complex team projects with minimal supervision.
  • Process design and implementation experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Technical knowledge and experiencewithin the technology or Telecom industry (e.g. network, IT, media, products).
  • Experience in capital preferred.
  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
  • Ability to effectively challenge.
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude.
  • Investment optimization, data analytics and/or digital finance experience.
  • An advanced knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Experience developing business cases and determining the Total Cost of Ownership.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance.
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Automation experience.
  • Ability to manage social systems and influence / manage stakeholders.
  • External reporting acumen.
  • Experience with Advanced Communications technology.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) knowledge.

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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