Verizon Finance Project Manager - Financial Planning and Analysis Planning in Morristown, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

The Finance Organization

At Verizon, we are building a world-class Finance 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 Finance practices within Verizon, setting the stage to become the place any Finance professional wants to work. You can become a catalyst for change.

FP&A Transformation 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 FP&A Transformation team, you will work alongside financial professionals and business leaders, gaining opportunities to grow and develop to build a strong FP&A foundation. As a member of the FP&A Transformation team, you will use forward-thinking, out of the box ideas and innovation to ensure successful collaboration and transformation of our Finance processes. This role will help to organize, create, communicate, and facilitate activities that allow the company to deliver on its planning and forecasting transformation goals while 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.

  • Facilitating the development of approaches and solutions to implement Finance process transformation and improvements.

  • Engaging in multiple process development or improvement discussions as a lead or individual contributor to help define best practices for modeling key drivers of business performance and identifying and exploiting process opportunities, including process analysis, with considerations for the functional and logical system design and implementation.

  • Developing relationships with Finance and Business leaders and understanding their concerns, requirements and priorities around planning and forecasting deliverables.

  • Managing the mapping of the processes and collaborating with corresponding transformation teams to ensure coordinated strategy and implementation.

  • Managing specific components of the project, including reviewing milestones put forth by the transformation team, reviewing progress and status, supporting resource allocations and resolving conflicts.

  • Making recommendations on establishing global policies and compliance adherence with these policies.

  • Presenting and communicating to all levels of the business.

  • Supporting special projects, ad-hoc analysis, reporting and plan template solutions.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

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

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.

Even better if you have:

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

  • Six or more years of professional experience with strong financial acumen, diverse operational experience, and proficiency in process analysis.

  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the proven ability to focus on the details.

  • Professional certification such as CPA and CMA.

  • Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.

  • Expert knowledge of financial planning.

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

  • Proficiency with reporting and planning applications, such as Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Strategic Finance, TM1, and Anaplan.

  • Expertise in the usage of OBIEE, Tableau, SQL, and/or similar tools.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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