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Lead Financial Analyst – GCSC Strategy

Atlanta, Georgia

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As
a member of the Global Connections and Supply Chain (GCSC) Strategy Team, you
will utilize your analytical abilities in complex financial analysis to provide
insightful and actionable recommendations to the leaders of AT&T’s GCSC
Organization. You’ll have the opportunity to help GCSC effectively manage our
financial risk exposure (of billions of dollars’ worth of annual spend) throughout
our wide-ranging portfolio of suppliers and carriers.

The
individual hired for this position will play a key role in financial risk
management for the GCSC organization, by taking ownership of three critical,
ongoing initiatives:


  • Analyze financial results and historical trends from companies’
    financial statements to derive actionable insights
  • Proactively analyze trends and anomalies, research issues, and
    respond to inquiries
  • Build financial forecast models and conduct scenario analysis to consider
    potential impact on internal clients and overall business continuity, answer
    other immediate business questions, and support critical GCSC decision-making
    processes
  • Monitor quarterly earnings results/developments of AT&T’s top suppliers
    and carriers
  • Prepare written earnings briefings to be distributed to executive audiences
    across GCSC and other parts of AT&T in an accurate and timely manner
C) Assisting with fact-based negotiation and
GCSC strategy projects
  • Understand and recognize subtleties
    of complex problems, and develop innovative solutions driven or supported by
    data
  • Assist
    internal clients to implement innovative solutions and best practices
    throughout AT&T’s sourcing processes
  • Work
    in teams and across functional groups that vary from fundamentally technical to
    non-technical

In
addition, the position will also serve as the risk management team
representative by providing ad-hoc project support and occasionally work on
designated projects focused on overall process improvements. The position will
also help support the executive briefing process, that works to inform and
prepare our executives for meetings with various suppliers & carriers.

Required
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or other
    related majors
  • At least 3-5 years of financial/analytical experience
  • Strong understanding of financial statements (i.e.,
    balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows), SEC filings,
    U.S. and international accounting standards
  • Strong analytical skills in interpretations of data
    • Modeling: Ability to work with
      multiple sources of financial data, integrating fact-bases and
      assumptions to develop complex financial models
    • Technical: Advanced experience working
      with Microsoft Excel (VBA preferred; ability with pivot tables, arrays,
      and nested-formulas strongly desired) and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time-management
    skills
  • Demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects
    simultaneously and delivering against tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication
    skills

Preferred
Qualifications

  • MBA preferred; or advanced
    degree in Finance, Accounting or other related majors
  • Background in investment
    banking, equity research, commodities trading, or another highly
    analytical role in the financial industry preferred
  • Background in
    telecommunications or high-technology verticals highly desirable

Principal
Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

  • Financial Modeling
  • Accounting
  • Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Economics
  • Consulting Expertise
  • Cost Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management

Note: Additional
skills / competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the
application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and
experience with all the skills / competencies associated with the requisition.

AT&T is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and
talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V




Job ID 1918882-1 Date posted 06/18/2019

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