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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is seeking a finance lead for the enterprise IT program management office to spearhead budget and reporting initiatives. This role will own management of the IT projects’ capital and operating budgets, and ensure implementation of governance for adherence to spending throughout the year. This role is expected to transform existing processes in alignment with other program management transformation efforts to ensure efficiency and accuracy of planning and reporting at each business unit level.

The primary accountabilities associated with this position include:

  • Leading budget management for the enterprise IT organization and partnering with the finance and resource organizations to ensure accuracy of budget tracking.
  • Performing annual, monthly, and ongoing reconciliation of project costs, including actual, budget, and forecast against business case/scorecard.
  • Owning the budget and resource time code reporting; proactively analyzing variances, transforming processes, and recommending ways to mitigate risks.
  • Analyzing variances between expected budget and actual results and driving collaborative establishment of action plans to resolve.
  • Partnering with leadership and working teams to ensure the availability of data to inform decisions; guiding governance processes to ensure integrity of timely reporting.
  • Planning and coordinating the annual budget process and ongoing budget maintenance to ensure timeliness and quality.
  • Developing reporting and dashboards to communicate budget and project needs, especially to leadership.

Where you'll be working...
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in technical project oversight, including portfolio or program management.
  • Experience managing financials, including actuals, forecasts, and budgets.
  • Experience analyzing budget to identify deltas and remedying them.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • BA/BS with concentration in Business, Marketing.
  • A Master’s degree.
  • The ability to communicate effectively across different business and technology channels.
  • Proficiency in desktop applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, e-mail), especially Microsoft Excel; Google’s G-Suite is also desired.
  • Knowledge of wireless telecom business practices, including accounting, finance, revenue assurance, taxation, billing, customer care, legal, device management and network operations.
  • The ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and challenge the status quo.

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