Senior Financial Analyst

Frontier Communications Norwalk , CT 06850

Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior Financial Analyst

Frontier Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its FiOS and Vantage fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure digital protection solutions. Frontier Business offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.

The Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A will provide primary analytical support to the FP&A group to research business trends, drive systems improvements, and assist in preparation of presentations to the senior and executive management team, Board of Directors and Investor Relations. This is a key position, with interaction at all levels, which requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, superior analytical, and problem-solving and modeling skills. Additionally, exceptional PC skills MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint are a must. Knowledge of Access, VBA and/or Hyperion would be a plus.

This is a hands-on role, requiring the ideal candidate to work in close partnership with all constituents to understand the needs of the business and drive for effective and sustainable solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Instrumental in financial systems improvements: the design planning, development, and deployment of enhancements to existing systems, as well as new applications and automations of reports

  • Balance Sheet/Cash Flow SMR expert

  • Leading Data Integrity, internal/external reporting alignment

  • Assist in forecasting/budgeting

  • Developing, maintaining and reporting on monthly and quarterly operating and financial metrics

  • Developing Quarterly BOD and SLT presentations

  • Assist in quarterly earnings release/analyst conference call/IR presentation preparations

  • Researching, tracking and summarizing key data, including: trends, profitability and expense analyses.

  • Assisting business finance teams with analyzing financial results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives.

  • Expected to help cultivate new approaches for data analysis and presentation to senior and executive management.

  • Development of non-routine reports and presentations to Senior and Executive Management; use of current technology to produce, deliver, and distribute reports and analysis.

  • Partner and collaborate with FP&A team to support other ad hoc projects or initiatives, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

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

  • MBA or CPA a plus.

  • 4-6 years of business or financial analysis experience required, preferably in a dynamic environment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cash Flow, Balance Sheet & Income Statements.

  • Prior experience with Hyperion/Essbase.

  • Experience with Smart View MS Excel Add-In, SQL coding, Oracle, Access, Brio, and VBA a plus.

  • Strong presentation and PC skills in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

  • Experience formulating variance analysis, creating financial models, performing budgets / forecasts, and reviewing business cases.

  • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, results-oriented environment.

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, with the ability to quickly collect, interpret, analyze, and present financial data in an accurate and concise manner.

  • Experience designing and building moderately complex business / analytical models.

  • Experience monitoring Key Performance Indicators.

  • Prior executive exposure and proven ability to effectively present material to senior leaders a plus.

  • Astute communicator, knowing when and what to communicate with relevant stakeholders to ensure no missed opportunities and/or no surprises.

  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a team, cross-functionally and with outside vendors.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Brings high level of energy to his / her work and a positive, can-do attitude.

Reporting Structure / Primary Relationships:

  • Reports into Director, Financial Planning & Analysis.

  • Significant interaction with all members of Corporate FP&A team including AVP, Financial Planning & Analysis and analysts.

  • Interaction with Commercial, Consumer, Field Operations FP&A teams, Financial Reporting and Accounting.

  • Considerable exposure to EVP/CFO, SVP/Controller, SVP/Treasurer, VP/Investor Relations and GVP/FP&A.

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