Business Planning Analyst

Charter Spectrum Greenwood Village , CO 80111

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company Overview:

Charter Communications is America's fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We're committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter's business strategy and it's the philosophy that guides our 90K+ employees.


Support the product teams in all matters related to business and budget management. Prepare, refine, review budget and forecast models, track purchase orders, and manage accruals for product initiatives. Function as the financial expert for the various business functional groups that are managed within the role. Assist in technical role in the refinement & implementation of budget and forecast models, in concert with the requirements of the finance and accounting organizations.

The successful candidate will have an insatiable need to make sense of things and will find solutions to eliminate tedious/manual work. The ability to translate a dynamic problem or system onto paper or into Excel by organizing a structured model, calling out assumptions, calculations and results. Additionally, breaking down tasks into manageable steps by creating plans towards your objectives and keeping yourself on task will be a key to your success.


Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the internal and external customer experience

Executes the month end close process across the region to include (but not limited to):

  • Ensure all monthly accounting entries are complete and accurate

  • Review and tag monthly general ledger and invoice reports to a unique identifier and period of performance

  • Evaluate operating expense accruals to ensure accuracy and completion

  • Coordinate pre-close review process

Assists in the coordination and development of annual operating expense budget and quarterly forecasts

Provides financial analysis and support for assigned business units:

  • Coordinate gathering and pressure testing of relevant facts around monthly operating expense variances to budget/forecast across the region's business units

  • Review and provide commentary or present summary results for monthly operating expense to understand the correlation of expenses associated with monthly activity

  • Evaluate CPRs submitted for approval relative to available funds and/or published CPR approval guidelines

  • Summarize and present results in an easy to understand manner and make recommendations for operational and/or financial performance improvement

Makes recommendations for business and/or operational process improvement based upon analysis of data and existing processes. Analysis categories may include headcount/staffing, consulting services, , capital labor, travel & entertainment, and/or other relevant operating or performance analysis

Special projects and ad hoc analysis as needed and performs other duties as requested by manager


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Solid financial management skills including forecasting, budgeting, and planning

A keen business acumen

Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills

Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and anticipate and meet deadlines

Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Ability to prioritize and organize effectively


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related equivalent experience

Related Work Experience / Number of Years

General ledger accounting work experience 3+

Financial analysis, budget and forecasting preparation experience 3+

Industry related Accounting work experience preferred 3+


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Self-motivated, with mix of entrepreneurial and controllership skills

Strong knowledge of MIS, with heavy emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint

Knowledge of JD Edwards general ledger software


Office environment, some travel

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