Finance Manager - Consumer Markets Job Opening

Finance Manager - Consumer Markets


Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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.

FP&A Verizon Consumer Markets Finance Team

That You will be the lead in providing key insights from an expense (Operational and Capital), P&L and overall financial impact on the business from critical initiatives and topics, such as; Zero Based Budgeting Subsidy, cost of acquisition/cost of retention, Consumer Products, Bring Your Own Device, Channel economics, Omni Channel cost of acquisition and retention, In-Store Pickup, Same Day Delivery, Marketing Return on Investment and others. You will consultative support to the Consumer Group and CMO Group FP&A teams during month-end close, and budgeting, planning and forecasting cycles. You will also be to look for opportunities for process improvement and Digital transformation on the team.
  • Own the development and communication of the plan and forecast, financial reporting, operational analysis and executive reviews for Actuals, Business Plan, Commitment View, and Best View.
  • Evaluate business results and serve as a functional expert to the business client to provide strategic guidance and insights during the analysis process.
  • Develop relevant P&L views for the business in key areas of strategic importance to Verizon.
  • Review changing market conditions, competitive actions and historical performance, identify opportunities, deliver insights.
  • Assess the impact of strategic initiatives that improve Business profitability and eventually shareholder value.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert to complex business performance issues to define and execute action plans.
  • Interpret and evaluate monthly analyses of business trends, including budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to identify areas of risk and opportunities and provide recommendations.
  • Partner with the business to develop costing/profitability models and reports.
  • Assess the impact of strategic financial decisions and present recommendations to leadership.
  • Design, develop and implement methods and strategies to continually improve processes.
  • Assess customer/product profitability and drive profit optimization.
  • Develop and assess business cases for investment decisions, providing insights and support to the business.
  • Assess capital requirements and provide recommendations on capital allocation.
  • Present and communicate to all levels of the business.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel.
  • Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
  • Master's or Bachelor's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Analytical capability with the ability to structure business cases around a high-level strategic vision.
  • Strong financial analysis and financial modeling skills.
  • Strong strategic skills, with the proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.
  • Understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
  • Understanding of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.
  • Experience leading large and complex team projects with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.
  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CFA, CMA)
  • Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance.
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.
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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