JOB SUMMARY Leads the business planning function for the Business Unit. Responsible of the consolidation of financial statements and operational metrics. Leads financial planning and analysis as well as reporting for the Business Unit. Responsible for budgeting and forecasting operating expense and capital expenditures. Responsible for financial controls to ensure proper approval, costing and reporting of operating and capital expenditures.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for budget/forecast process, tools and guidance for operating and capital expenditures. Coordinates the creation, setting and measurement of annual operating and financial goals.
Responsible development of budget models for expenses and capital, including workforce models, and the creation of supporting schedules for headcount, productivity and other operating categories.
Oversees the month end close, ensuring that accruals are accurate and complete. Responsible for the consolidation of assigned Field Ops Regions operating and financial results. Leads the monthly review of expenses and capital to budget and forecast, and explains variances with operational analytics and insight to Senior Leadership and to the finance group.
Oversees capital controls, including ROI models, project costing and approvals, to ensure prudent execution of construction spending. Monitors capital spend. Designs controls to ensure proper reconciliation, analysis and reporting
Oversees the tracking and reporting of Merger conditions, including FCC, State of New York and State of California requirements.
Coordinates with Senior Field Ops Leadership to define recurring and ad hoc operational and financial reporting needs. Oversees the reporting to support the identified needs.
Provide financial analysis specific to the needs of the Business Unit. Provide business case, ROI and payback analysis, including ROI support for capital initiatives.
Oversee operating metrics reporting activity for the Business Unit. Coordinates efforts between the Business Unit and the Business Intelligence team.
Responsible for quarterly certification of the accuracy of financial reports, and respond to auditor requests regarding financials.
Foster a culture of consistency, accountability and continuous improvement.
Attract and retain highly effective management and supervisory staff through mentoring, coaching, development, appraisal and motivation techniques.
Perform other related duties, as assigned
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills / Abilities and Knowledge Solid financial management skills including forecasting, budgeting planning and keen business acumen Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills Thorough knowledge of operating metrics reporting processes and regulatory reporting requirements Solid understanding of credit management processes and practices Solid understanding of fraud risk management processes and practices Strong knowledge of MIS and reporting systems Ability to communicate orally and in writing, in a clear and straightforward manner Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel Ability to define key performance indicators / metrics Ability to document, prepare and present data-driven presentations Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Mature judgment and individual initiative Ability to supervise and motivate others Proven track record of developing staff and maintaining a high standard of employee relations Ability to use personal computer and software Knowledge of broadband products and services
Education Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required. Master’s degree preferred.
Related Work Experience Number of Years Cable Industry leadership experience 10+ Business analysis, planning and reporting experience 12+ Financial control, budget and forecasting experience 12+ Management Accounting experience 12+
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment Some travel required
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