Director - Financial Planning & Analysis - Broomfield

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: BROOMFIELD, CO, US, 80021

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) 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 for more information.


Job Summary

  • Forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning
  • Deep understanding of revenue growth drivers
  • Convert growth drivers into short term revenue forecasts
  • Develop mid and long-range strategic plans
  • Ensure GTM strategies support growth expectations
  • Incorporate external market factors into planning cycles
  • Partner with the business unit executive to manage the budget and supporting activities
  • Decision Support on initiatives and investments
  • Evaluate capital and resource investments; provide recommendations
  • Track business case results with a closed loop to forecast and budget
  • Assess corporate initiatives for impact (+/-) to the business unit forecast
  • Performance analysis and management reporting
  • Produce Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) with scorecards
  • Perform analysis on all operating metrics and KPI’s
  • Results vs. budget with variance analysis and explanation
  • Evaluation of gap closure initiatives with tracking
  • Identify and drive profitability and cash flow improvements
  • Business unit and Route To Market (RTM) profitability
  • Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) analysis by business unit, RTM, and Market
  • Margin, EBITDA less CapEx by RTM, Market, and Product
  • Average Revenue Per User, Pricing, and Unit cost trend analysis
  • Drive process and organizational efficiency initiatives 




  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Recognizable as a leader, possessing outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with a broad set of executives and constituencies
  • Strong results orientation with a demonstrated track record of success
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and independent environment
  • Ability to build and sustain high performing teams
  • Experience in liaising with multiple operational contacts at the executive and senior management levels
  • High degree of adaptability
  • Strong Excel, quantitative, and technical skills
  • Experience working for publicly held, US owned, global corporation
  • Ability to support multiple locations


  • MBA, CPA, or CFA
  • SAP experience


Job Description



Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Denver

Requisition #: 211818

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