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Verizon Communications Inc

Finance Manager - FP&A




Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

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...

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.

This position is part of the VCG Commercial Finance team responsible for preparing financial and economic analysis for senior management to determine the viability of device promotions, loyalty programs, customer incentives and other business growth initiatives. This role will be a key member of the VCG Commercial Profitability & Analysis team responsible for the development of financial planning, analysis and tracking of business profitability KPI’s for the VCG business. You will leverage a thorough understanding of Verizon’s financials and business operations in order to:

  • Owning 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.
  • Interpreting and evaluating 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.
  • Developing and assessing business cases for pricing on investment decisions, providing insights and support to the business.
  • Assessing capital requirements, develop capital plan and provide recommendations on capital allocation.
  • Leading the Mobile Cost of Acquisition (COA) and Cost of Retention (COR) financial analysis and insights; including month end review, CV and Outlook development.
  • Managing the COA/R models and for being the subject matter expert for the logic and data flows.
  • Managing the COA/R channel analysis to deliver business intelligence and strategic recommendations to the chief operating officer.
  • Collaborating closely with Promo team to deliver real-time promo reporting and to expand data insights.
  • Partnering closely with VGS to drive quality assurance to improve our profitability models by refining allocation methodologies, ensuring input quality, and delivering accurate business assumptions.
  • Assessing the impact of strategic financial decisions and present recommendations to leadership.
  • Leading a small team to be creative, curious, and in pursuit of continuous improvement in order to provide leadership with actionable insights.

Where you’ll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

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

  • A Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics and/or a professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
  • Ability of analytical capability and to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision.
  • Strong business acumen and a history of partnership and collaboration skills to work cross-functionally to drive results.
  • 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.
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.
  • Knowledge of corporate financial systems and tools (MS Suite, Oracle Hyperion, PMR, Thoughtspot, SQL).
  • Project management skills to manage all deliverables for financial processes across CD&IO FP&A team.
  • Strong strategic skills, with the proven ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

“This role may be considered as part of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program."

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.