CenturyLink Lead Finance Analyst in Broomfield, 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 Summary

Work closely with business owners and assist finance leadership to make informed decisions regarding projects, business opportunities, and future outlook. Proactively help manage a portfolio through advanced financial analysis.

Job Description

  • Identify and analyze financial impact of cash versus GAAP reporting.

  • Review and advise on business cases, working with functional leaders to understand financial and business details, and with accounting to ensure both GAAP and cash impact is accurately reflected. Track performance against business cases.

  • Prepare annual budget and monthly forecasts for a significant and complex business area.

  • Prepare detailed financial analysis and monthly, quarterly, and annual management reports

  • Develop an expert knowledge of business areas supported and recommend reporting enhancements.

  • Assess financial, business, and market trends and provide insight to functional leadership on long term strategy including multiyear forecasts, risks and opportunities.


  • 6+ years of experience needed with a Bachelor's Degree or 4+ with a Master's Degree

  • MBA preferred.

  • Strong computer skills including Excel (modeling and data manipulation), PowerPoint, and Hyperion Essbase; Access and Brio a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to accumulate, organize and assimilate large amounts of information.

  • Ability to learn quickly and work in fast-paced, demanding and dynamic environment.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Ohio-Eaton; US-Ohio-Mansfield

Requisition # : 187115

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/

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