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.

Description:

The West Market Finance Organization is looking for a dynamic individual to join the Business Pricing team. The team is responsible for providing financial oversight and decision support to the West Market leadership team for business segment growth and retention. Our mission is to partner with sales leadership to drive shareholder value through profitable growth opportunities in core and emerging products.

Responsibilities:

You will be member of a team of professionals whose primary responsibility is to collaborate with business sales teams to develop and negotiate creative offers encouraging growth in connections, while balancing profitability. Keep abreast of the competitive wireless landscape and understand how the changes impact pricing and promotions. Build relationships and coordinate approval of offers with national deal desk and government offer development teams. Design consistent processes and practices to accelerate speed to market & ensure price equity across the business channel. This position requires a solid understanding of the business, financial statements, financial analysis and performance drivers. Exhibits strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal. Value is provided to the Enterprise by acting with urgency and delivering balanced offers to grow the business. You will thrive in a fast paced environment with evolving priorities and critical deadlines to meet.

Position Details:

  • Contribute to the development of the overall strategy of the Finance organization.
  • Identify changes in marketplace demands and trends for consideration in pricing deals and proposals.
  • Analyzes and recommendations in response to customer requests in order to maintain and win new small, medium and large business, as well as state and local government accounts.
  • Monitor segment performance and assist sales teams to develop retention offers for at-risk accounts.
  • Business case development/financial modeling experience required (including NPV, payback, EBITDA analysis).
  • Ensure all pricing proposals receive timely and efficient review.
  • Track customer contract commitments and partner with sales on remedies, as needed.
  • Form in-building solutions proposals, collaborate with sales and network teams, review economics and provide recommendations and approvals.
  • Partner with national deal desk to streamline decision, offer and contract implementation process.
  • Support strategic projects, identify key business and financial risks, and support setting financial priorities within the Market.
  • Provide decision support for Market Leadership; work to instill finance principles throughout the Market. Outline options while executing priorities and business related decisions to achieve Market goals and drive results.
  • Analyze ROI and profitability for business initiatives and identify improvement plans.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

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

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to focus on the details.

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.

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