CenturyLink SR ANALYST in Denver, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for understanding, monitoring, and synthesizing complex cost and key financial metrics for CTL business units. This position provides financial support to executive management to assist in decision making and performance tracking. Duties include analyzing and understanding financial impacts through detailed financial analysis and modeling, trending, budgeting, and cost management for key operational areas of the company. The Senior Analyst will conduct various ad hoc projects, which require understanding and analyzing financial impacts through detailed financial analysis and modeling.

Position Objectives

  • Produce accurate and insightful financial analysis for required areas, by understanding cost management and the key drivers of profitability for areas of focus particularly revenue, churn, productivity, commissions, and strategic planning

  • Produce accurate and timely annual budgets and forecasts

  • Actively track and communicate budget variances to executive management, international counterparts, and internal customers

  • Partner with internal customers to drive profitability and identify financial issues

  • Effectively communicate within and across departmental lines to provide forum for insightful data and communication exchanges

Required skills

  • Significant experience performing complex financial modeling

  • At least four years of corporate experience required in the areas of budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis

  • Ability to independently extract key financial information from systems and prepare insightful financial reports and analyses

  • Detail-oriented with a strong ethic of self-review

  • In-depth experience and knowledge of MS Excel

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to think independently and proactively drive improvements to processes

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with senior management

Education or Equivalent Experience

  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA preferred

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Missouri-St Louis

Requisition # : 138817

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

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