Sr. Financial Analyst
Frontier Communications - Bloomington, IL

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This position is accountable for the execution and oversight of all procurement, invoice processing, and project cost accounting processes, and supporting various capital and expense financial management processes associated with the Business Operations Team. This position will report to the Business Manager and will participate in all operationally related financial, audit, contractual and vendor management activities. This individual will work with all Directors, corporate financial staff, Accounts Payable, and the Business Manager to ensure proper budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis is managed to a high degree of accuracy and must ensure transparency of this information to all stakeholders.

The Sr. Financial Analyst position will define, improve and deploy processes to proactively manage procurement, invoice processing, and support all financial management and planning functions.

This position must work with the Frontier financial organization to ensure the department is meeting targets through the oversight of capital and expense budgets. Oversight and management of project capital and expense costs, purchase orders and invoicing is a must. The Sr. Financial Analyst will participate in and provide input to expense and capital forecasting processes.

This individual must be able to work independently and coordinate and work with all parties necessary to plan for, propose, and deliver the processes required to support the business.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure timely and accurate purchase order entry and payment of all invoices. Escalation point for all payment issues and work with vendor contacts as necessary.

Work with Directors to validate ongoing requirements for contracts.

Work with PMO organization to establish proper project cost accounting set up prior to project initiation.

Participate in regular financial meetings with Directors and Corporate office financial staff as needed.

Participate in monthly outlook finalization and close walks. Address any issues as necessary.

Identify potential financial data accuracy issues and work with the appropriate functional areas to resolve.

Participate in identification of long term outlooking assumptions and risk and opportunity definition and quantification.

Review financial metrics and assess and improve trouble areas.

Actively contribute to expense reduction and productivity improvement planning and realization.

Provide input to business case analysis and ROI presentations.

Assist in Cost estimation and comparison processes.

Provide supporting data and define underlying assumptions to facilitate the annual capital planning and forecasting process.

Required Skills

Key Competencies

Able to analyze and resolve problems systematically, organize information and generate solutions while recognizing the impact on stakeholders and the business.

Self starter and able to work independently.

Able to make quick informed decisions.

Able to understand and communicate with managers at all levesl

Able to serve as a change agent.

Able to work and manage across matrixed teams.

Excellent time management & organization skills.

Expected to resolve issues.

Experience and Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.

Five to seven years of Accounting/Finance experience required.

Experience managing procurement and invoice processing and payment functions.

Proficiency with MS Office tools required.

Required Experience

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Serving city dwellers and country folk alike, Frontier Communications provides phone, Internet, and satellite TV (through a partnership with...