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Verizon Sr Manager - Costing Analytics 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.

Global Cost Modeling Team

The Global Cost Modeling team supports product management by providing forward-looking cost and profitability analysis for a variety of strategic products. You will become a finance subject matter expert in the Verizon Wholesale product portfolio and will be expected to provide cost direction on business case compilation, vendor cost support, capex cost assessment, forecast validation and unit cost development used for setting rates and non-standard pricing analysis. You will provide support for non-standard cost quotes to support both new sales as well as renewals of customer RFPs. You will be expected to work with SQL database platforms to manage cost compilation, data mining, complex calculations, unit cost level allocation and develop unit level profitability data analytics by geographical market This role will include a great amount of interaction with various operational teams including Network Engineering, Product, Legal and Accounting. Responsibilities include:

  • Present and communicate to all levels of the business.

  • Assess capital requirements, develop capital plan and provide recommendations on capital allocation.

  • Develop and assess business cases for pricing on investment decisions, providing insights and support to the business.

  • Assess customer/product profitability and drive profit optimization.

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

  • Assess the impact of strategic financial decisions and present recommendations to leadership.

  • Partner with the business to develop costing/profitability models and reports.

  • 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.

  • Make decisions and recommendations to ensure the quality and delivery of all the products and services.

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert to complex business performance issues to define and execute action plans.

  • Evaluate business results and serve as a functional expert to the business client to provide strategic guidance and insights during the analysis process.

  • 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.

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.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Project management experience.

  • SQL coding experience including writing and modifying queries.

  • Knowledge of Excel with visual basic coding.

  • Experience building executive reports using visualization tools such as; Tableau, PowerBI,PowerPoint, etc.

  • Experience leading a team.

Even better if you have:

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

  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.

  • 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 proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.

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

  • Knowledge of common business and cost drivers, financial statement analysis, and deep-dive analysis.

  • 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.

  • Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance.

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

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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