Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Lake Mary


What you’ll be doing...
The FP&A 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 Center of Excellence Team
Reshaping the future of FP&A at Verizon calls for improving our ability to deliver exceptional value to our customers. Being a part of the Center of Excellence (COE) team, you will work alongside financial professionals and business leaders, gaining opportunities to grow and develop to build a strong FP&A foundation. You will be involved in target setting, reporting and analysis, planning and forecasting, and guiding the strategic direction across Verizon. Explore the breadth of opportunities that come with aligning your expertise with the future of superior networks, systems, analytics and video, to improve the way people live work and play.
Developing the first draft of standard reporting (e.g. template updates, charts), presentation materials, and profitability (costing) analysis and reports to drive decision-making.
Conducting initial in-depth analysis of the business as defined by the Service Delivery team.
Analyzing risks and opportunity considerations and drafting insights to guide executives on business decisions.
Providing initial draft of the commentary and business insight for inclusion in business performance reviews and assisting with the development of resolutions for business performance issues.
Executing profitability scenario(s) and analyzing results at the direction of the business unit and Service Delivery team.
Identifying updates and analyzing profitability models and benchmarking information and data.
Addressing customer inquiries regarding Actual, Commitment View, Best View, Business Plan, capital needs, specific sensitivity/trending/NPV analysis, and metric related information in coordination with Service Delivery teams and other Center of Excellence disciplines.
Recommending updates to possible scenarios, associated risks and opportunities around business performance.
Effectively communicating with stakeholders.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Two or more years of work experience in Financial Planning & Forecasting or Reporting & Analysis.
Two or more years of experience using Microsoft Excel.
Even better if you have:
Master's degree or professional certification, such as CPA, CMA, and CFA.
Four or more years of work experience in a Financial Planning & Forecasting or Reporting & Analysis role.
Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel functions, including lookups, pivot tables and nested if/then statements and sum/if formulas.
Experience with management reporting and/or financial planning/modeling (e.g., forecasting, budgeting, business planning).
Experience with reporting and/or analyzing full P&L statements.
Experience with a large (i.e., Fortune 500) corporate environment.
Experience with data mining or planning applications, such as Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion, Anaplan, Cognos or Business Intelligence tools.
Experience with large datasets as well as OBIEE, Tableau, SQL, and/or similar data mining tools.
Experience with complex ERP systems, such as SAP and PeopleSoft.
Demonstrated strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with colleagues, and to understand and explain business and financial terms and concepts.
Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, with attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to receive and respond to FP&A requests.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and within a team.
Participated in a Corporate Leadership Development program.
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,

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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