What you’ll be doing...

The position will define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more sources, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes. The Senior Finance Transformation Architect collaborates with clients and information technology organizations to lead the definition of functional requirements and functional designs of creative solutions that will support Verizon strategy and future business goals. This candidate performs independent research to proactively identify and analyze future opportunities and emerging solutions that could be applied in Verizon to drive improvement. In addition, this candidate supports the IT Architecture & Development organization in clarifying functional requirements and functional design during development of solutions. Leads workgroups and/or functions as a technical and functional data expert.

  • Be the senior functional expert within the executive and external solutions Design team accountable for translating requirements into formal functional and technical design documents through close collaboration with external reporting and corporate FP&A teams.
  • Provide day to day operational support for month end close which includes end user support tickets, monitor job execution, respond to outages, and resolve data variances
  • Translate high level business requirements into technical requirements and functional end to end design and decision-authority of Verizon-wide Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and SAP Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) with significant impact on multiple user groups.
  • Develop specific, highly complex solutions with significant impact on the Verizon-wide Internal Reporting processes, systems (line of sight >2y).
  • Handle medium to large-scale Internal Reporting Solutions design projects (duration >1y, budget >$ 1mil.) in line with Finance function’s long-term strategies/objectives during project course indirect responsibility of involved/further project members.
  • Partner with the business and technical delivery teams for successful transition from legacy to strategic systems such as migration HFM to 1ERP BPC, as well as migration to best in class analytic platforms.
  • Employ a flexible and collaborative work approach to solve complex problems and to develop customer-specific solutions, take into account multiple internal and external stakeholder groups and different level of stakeholder groups with various, changing stakeholder demands, requirements and intersections.
  • Comply with Verizon-wide policies and procedures or direct impact on the re-design of existing policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of directly related experience with a management experience.
  • Experience implementing consolidation systems preferably Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) or SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC)
  • Experience in General Ledger, Intercompany eliminations, and Financial Reporting knowledge

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, FP&A, IT, Project Management, or related discipline.
  • Experience with SAP BPC and SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Knowledge of Multi-dimensional/OLAP concepts and exposure to tools like Essbase, SmartView, Planning & DRM, Analysis for office
  • Knowledgeable and functionally capable in the use of SQL
  • Knowledge with industry best practices with regards to financial reporting & its management and validation frameworks.
  • Strong leadership skills to drive multiple projects across multiple platforms, collaborating with cross functional teams such as CSG, Accounting, External Reporting, COE, fTMO, BPI & Operations etc.
  • Strong presentation skills to all levels of management; ability to communicate complex concepts in a manner that is understood by audience
  • Very strong interpersonal, influencing, communication and organizational skills
  • Pragmatic approach to business, processes and user needs.
  • Ability to prioritize efforts and tasks in a high volume and fast paced environment.

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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