CenturyLink SR 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 Description

Job Summary

Responsible for supporting efforts to accelerate data driven business decisions and overall management and administration of the Internal Reporting package. This role supports the Sr. Manager Internal Reporting in compiling information for variance meetings with Senior Vice President and Controller, CFO and external auditors, and in preparing segment expense results for external reporting.

Job Description

  • Collaborates with Finance, Accounting and database teams to turn data into business-decision driving insights

  • Maintains key controls between internal management reports and external reporting systems, e.g. BPC Consolidations for the Consolidated Income Statement.

  • Enters non-automated data for the regular monthly close process into internal reporting system (ESSBASE GOATCTL), complying with associated SOX controls

  • Works under general direction of Sr. Manager

  • Supports system for overall segment expense assignment reporting to Consolidations Accounting, including preparing reports for Consolidations Accounting to use for 10Q

  • Prepares ad-hoc analysis and special projects as requested

  • Partners with Accounting and FP&A colleagues to investigate, compile and explain significant variances Qualifications

  • Typically with 3-5 years related experience, including 1-2 years at Senior Analyst level

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Must be detail-oriented with a knowledge of financial reporting practices

  • Must have demonstrated strong analytical skills involving business reasons behind accounting results. Strong curiosity is a key trait.

  • Ability to meet all reporting deadlines

  • Ability and desire to interface and work with varying levels of the organization, from user to management up to Vice President, in a highly-interactive, fast-paced culture

  • Extremely proficient with Excel including use of vlookup, hlookup and other functions.

  • Knowledge of SAP Accounting system and ESSBASE GOATCTL is highly desired.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter with initiative to identify issues and pursue them to closure

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 205852

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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Disclaimer

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