Associate Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst or Sr. Financial Analys
Translate data into information critical for strategy development and execution and problem resolution by: gathering information from multiple internal and external sources; developing spreadsheets and other supporting data; completing analyses, writing reports, and preparing presentations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Functions Work largely on projects with substantial complexity, breadth of scope, and impact to the organization. Deliver analyses that lead to understanding of complex issues and are critical to strategy development, execution, and problem resolution. Serve as a resource for standard and specialized subject matter expertise. Collect data on actual financial performance, compare to budgeted performance, analyze variances and prepare periodic reports for executive management. Participate in the ongoing analysis and maintenance of financial systems. Assists with system upgrades and conversions. Construct and maintain sophisticated financial models in support of the operating and capital budget development and reporting processes. Compile data submitted by managers and compare to budget targets set by executive management. Identify variances and submit for review by executive management. Serve as a resource for internal customers by researching and answering capital and operating budget questions. Perform complex financial analysis associated with special projects, to include pre–acquisition analyses, acquisitions, business cases, and refinancing. Assist to develop short and long–term IT plans and forecasts. Other duties as assigned. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Competency Statement(s) Financial Management – Ability to work with complex billing, provisioning systems and switching records Communication Skills – Successful candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Position will require frequent preparation and delivery of detailed plans and proposals. Strong communication/interpersonal skills with emphasis on decision–making, conflict management, and team building and teamwork. Must have ability to develop work plans, work effectively as a member of a team, report on status of projects, and represent the team in meetings and/or with the client, and be able to coordinate issues identification and resolution between clients and the development team. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning in gather raw data and processing that data into a meaningful form. Accountability – Ability to plan, organize, measure and coordinate multiple tasks to deliver the budget for product line, revenue and profit. Technical Aptitude – Ability to quickly learn and use complex systems and applications. Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task. SKILLS & ABILITIES Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field. Equivalent education, experience and training may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year for year basis plus one to four years of progressively responsible professional–level financial analysis experience. Equivalent education and training may be substituted for experience. Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite, to include Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Expert–level proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Experience resulting in knowledge of FCC Accounting concepts and procedures. Experience resulting in familiarity with SAP Financial Information System. Experience in the telecommunications industry resulting in a demonstrated familiarity with regulatory, financial, and competitive nature of business. Please complete our online application. If you need assistance or have questions, contact Rose Muncy, SHRM–CP, PHR CIR at or . Alaska Communications is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; creed; national origin; ancestry; age; gender (or gender identification or expression); sexual orientation; mental or physical disability, except where disability is a bona fide occupational disqualification; marital status; change in marital status; parenthood; pregnancy or family relationship; status as a disabled or protected veteran; or any impermissible characteristic as defined by law. View the U.S. Department of Labor Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.