When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Digital Transformation

  • Identifying opportunities for digital innovation through the use of automated and predictive planning
  • Partnering with IT to streamline data and reporting
  • Advising on industry leading best practices regarding Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics

Advanced Analytics and Modeling

  • Translating business requirements into technical requirements necessary to drive digital solutioning, design, and implementation
  • Leading key design decisions and recommendations regarding the planning and reporting platform solutions
  • Evaluating system integrations and architecture to improve planning and reporting model interoperability
  • Application and model development within planning platform (i.e. Anaplan)
  • Interacting directly with end users and becoming a subject matter expert in order to architect and design our solutions and serve our customers

Business Analysis and Agile Project Management

  • Supporting the Finance Transformation Management Office (FTMO) by working with our Business Partners to gather process, data, and functional requirements necessary to automate planning activities
  • Driving projects and solutions to enable efficiency and optimization within the Planning End to End Process through various Planning technologies (i.e. Anaplan, Oracle EPM, etc)
  • Leading Sprint planning, execution, sprint review sessions and project management
  • Delegation and oversight of model development activities impacting broader team
  • Leading teams and working with a large number of stakeholders in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Three or less direct reports

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 data forecasting and modeling experience
  • Experience building and/or supporting Anaplan models for financial and/or operational planning.
  • Experience with planning model development
  • Experience with planning technology (Oracle, SAP, Anaplan, etc.) development
  • Expereince with Agile Project Management methodology to enable sprint planning, execution and management
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel

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

Anaplan Specific

  • Anaplan Model Builder certification
  • Anaplan Solution Architect certification
  • Master Anaplanner certification
  • Have worked on multiple complex Anaplan implementations
  • Acted as lead solution architect on one or more Anaplan implementations

Planning Processes and Technologies

  • Experience with financial and operational planning projects from beginning-to-end (from initial requirements to user acceptance testing)
  • FP&A Planning activities and cycles (forecast, budgeting, 5 Year Plan, etc)
  • Experience defining requirements and getting solutions for data integration and automation

Business Intelligence

  • Experience with a wide variety of BI tools, such as Qlik, Thoughtspot, Essbase, and Looker.
  • ETL requirements and/or development experience
  • Knowledge of data warehousing methodologies
  • Strong data reporting and visualization experience with the ability to tell a story and drive analytics solutions.
  • Willingness to gain training/certification in designated technologies.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.