Lead Analyst- Finance

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: BROOMFIELD, CO, US, 80021

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary



CenturyLink’s Corporate FP&A team is looking to hire a talented and highly motivated Lead Financial Analyst to help shape the future of connected financial planning. This role will be responsible for building and implementing different uses cases to help transform the finance organization. 
Responsibilities include translating existing solutions, spreadsheets, and business problems into sophisticated models. Need to translate financial results into business conversations and drive actions. If you are inquisitive, analytical and passionate about understanding complex systems this is a role for you! 
The role will need to work with several functions along with multiple layers within the organizations. Strong analytical mindset is needed to build models, do analysis, and create reporting in addition to other topics requested on an ad hoc basis.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a unique team, to learn, grow and make a real difference at a global telecommunications company. This position will play a critical role supporting the team's ability to be the trusted financial advisors of the company, developing near term and long-term forecasting and providing key business insights to the executive team.
We have built a company that generates >$3B in cash flow with over 450,000 route miles of fiber globally and serving customers in more than 60 countries.  We are looking for new employees that want to help fundamentally transform the company and change the telecom landscape.
Working at CenturyLink:
• We foster a culture of autonomy and accountability—your contributions make a big difference
• We celebrate each other’s individuality and unique skill sets
• CenturyLink offers competitive salaries, flexible vacation policy and competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
• Our leadership team embraces technology and creativity. Our leaders think big, push boundaries, envision possibilities, inspire and empower others. They build collaborative relationships beyond their functional area and create workplaces which are open and transparent.

Job Description



Job Description 
* Solid analytical and financial modeling skills
* Modify existing models as part of a connected solution, optimization, or to incorporate new functionality
* Develop model documentation to support requirements gathering, design solution and successful deployment
* Strong sense of ownership and can-do attitude
* Prepare metrics dashboards and advise executive leadership with data-driven decision making
* Administrate internal models and provide recommendations to further improve efficacy in all FP&A activities
* Can work on several projects at once including ad hoc requests that vary in complexity and effort
* Communicate both written and verbally to executives on key findings and recommendations
* Other duties as assigned


* Master’s Degree required preferably in Finance, Business, Economics, and/or Accounting
* 3-5 years of relevant experience
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Adept at thinking strategically and simplifying problem sets
* Engineering mindset that can build telecom financial models 
* Ability to organize workload and set priorities
* Ability to complete assignments and begin projects with limited supervision
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact well with others
* Prior Anaplan experience is required

* Telecommunications experience
* Prior experience with Cognos, Hyperion, Tableau, Workday ERP Suites 

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition #: 214429

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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