Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences.
Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.
lumen.com, LinkedIn : / lumentechnologies, Twitter : lumentechco, Facebook : / lumentechnologies, Instagram : lumentechnologies and YouTube : / lumentechnologies.
As a Lumen Sr Finance Analyst, you will provide financial analysis and reporting support to various teams. This includes but is not limited to preparing periodic financial reports, budgets and forecasts as well as evaluating project business cases and the underlying assumptions of those cases.
The role works with varying levels of management on other requests as necessary and with various teams to validate data integrity from multiple sources to provide insight and provide recommendations.
The Main Responsibilities
Interpret financial data to determine trends of the overall Business Unit financial performance
Anticipate process obstacles and decides next steps
Utilizes multiple systems to bring data together and provided analysis on operational activities
Detailed knowledge of business they support and how their role impacts the Business Unit
Provide professional advice, guidance and service to internal or external clients
Financial and analytical support to organization
Responsible for major elements of the close process including journal entry evaluation, results variance explanation, reporting, communicating and explaining results to clients and Business Unit leadership
Budgeting and forecasting using drivers
Partner with internal clients to provide financial data, consultation and make recommendations regarding completion of objectives, and improving operational effectiveness
Gather and organize data used to prepare financial / business reports
Establish, interpret and analyze financial data including monthly financial results, recommendations or preparing statements for business partners / stakeholders
Perform financial data analysis to support Business Unit in analyzing corporate financial targets and operational objectives
Generate special ad hoc reports and perform analysis as requested by supervisor, business partners / clients, and other Business Unit stakeholders
Improve partnerships with key internal clients by identifying changing business needs, service expectations, quality and format of data provided, and identify opportunities to improve service levels
Leads multiple, complex, and financial / business analysis projects
Review and revise processes as financial and business conditions change
Works on complex issues which require input from multiple sources and innovative problem solving
Acts in a multi-discipline project leadership role working towards the development of new solutions, processes, tools and systems
Interfaces to negotiate and exchange information with all levels of management
Focus on company-wide processes and initiatives
Step in for management when called upon to help lead meetings
Support organization through training other analysts and business partners on key reporting and forecasting processes
What We Look For in a Candidate
Bachelor's degree or higher in Business or relevant field or equivalent experience
Minimum 5 years related experience
Strong financial and analytical skills
Ability to use advanced Excel functions.
Ability to structure and convey ideas and information, both verbally and in written presentation form, in a concise, effective and persuasive manner to bring clear understanding to the target audience
Ability to examine data from multiple sources to determine whether correlation and linkage exist between data sets
Ability to organize and manage work in an efficient and effective manner to ensure task, milestones and goals are met according to defined timelines
Preferred Qualifications :
Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
Prior work experience in regulatory or accounting.
Knowledge of SAP software applications.
Ability to work in a team environment
What to Expect Next
Requisition # : 302415
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses ).
We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.
It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.