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Verizon Consultant - Financial Planning & Analysis in 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 Cost Modeling Team

Move beyond compiling data and help tell the story behind the numbers. The Cost Modeling team position offers opportunities to drive better business partnering and insights, while growing your FP&A leadership and interpersonal skills. You are considered a business partner and your contributions will make a difference. You’ll become involved in, but not limited to, developing cost models to support pricing decisions and new initiatives to develop new products and services. You can have an impact on new business growth opportunities through development of business case scenarios.

  • Partner with engineering, product, and finance teams to drive the development and communication of cost models for all commercial lines of business.

  • Serve as cost model Subject Matter Expert and partner with the business to develop costing/profitability models and reports.

  • Making decisions and recommendations to ensure quality and delivery of costing information.

  • Assess customer/product profitability and drive profit optimization.

  • Present and communicate to all levels of the business.

  • Evaluate business cases and determine costing and pricing for services including special construction charges.

  • Design, develop and implement methods and strategies to continually improve processes.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Project management experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.

  • A Master’s in a STEM field.

  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.

  • Proficiency in digital finance tools like SQL, VBA, Alteryx, Tableau, and/or Qlik.

  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).

  • A high degree of analytical capability with the demonstrated ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision.

  • Strong strategic skills, with the ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.

  • Knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.

  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.

  • Experience leading large and complex team projects with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices and International Financial Reporting.

  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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