Financial Analyst - Cost - Broomfield, CO

Date: Aug 18, 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

Works on matching direct cost to revenue in support of finance initiatives to: 1) understand and improve margin, and 2) provide data to support expense accounting. Analyzes data sets and draws conclusions regarding cause of margin issues. Works with various Level 3 internal groups to resolve exceptions by reducing stranded cost and improving customer margin either through cost or revenue improvements. Provides standard and customized reports relating to margin that drive business decisions.

Job Description

Assists in developing reports, queries, and tools to identify margin improvement process opportunities both inside and outside of the organization. Presents analysis and assists in building stakeholder consensus

Uses experience and established knowledge to identify and report on moderately complex margin issues relating to price, revenue, and expense. Draws conclusions based on reporting and recommends solutions

Develops reports, queries, and tools to identify and resolve moderately complex issues relating to data integrity

Participates in margin assurance projects and may lead certain aspects of projects. Responsible for moderately complex project tasks and progress reporting.

Following established rules and guidelines, implements weekly quality assurance process to decrease defects and improve the quality of work. Tracks and reports on progress.

Collaborates across organizations to drive process improvement allowing for better expense tracking

May mentor, train, and lead less experienced team members and contractors


2+ years related experience with Bachelors degree

Previous experience creating financial models and analysis which drive insights into business problems

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies required to perform the essential duties of the job:

  • Proficient with Data Query tools like SQL, TOAD, and Brio and Data Visualization tools like Tableau
  • Excellent research and data analysis skills with proven data mining experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Efficient time management skills

Telecom experience a plus

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition #: 213648

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

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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.

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