CenturyLink Finance Manager in Broomfield, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (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

The Manager role supports Corporate Marketing and Product Management with responsibility of managing headcount plans (budgeting, forecasting, synergy tracking, organizational changes), non-headcount plans (marketing and advertising expense and travel), monitoring and tracking of all marketing spend across all organizations. Marketing and advertising expense analysis would include “productive” (lead gen) and “non-productive” (production, research, creative, systems, etc) go forward expense management framework, developing performance targets, evaluate proposed spending and quantify financial impacts, develop dashboard views of budget, target, and results, and engage with EVP leadership

Job Description

Develop frameworks, models and analyses to improve understanding of cost drivers and to optimize cost.

Review monthly expense results with functional cost owners.

Manage a team of finance professionals, using resources to meet objectives and responsible for staffing decisions as well as performance management.

Lead annual budget and monthly forecast processes. Analyze and challenge assumptions, and identify areas of opportunity and risk.

MBA a plus. Ability to identify, hire and develop employees. Thorough understanding of accounting concepts, financial statement components, and financial analysis metrics such as NPV, IRR and Payback. Ability to synthesize complex business issues into their key actionable drivers for the purpose of promoting understanding and decision making. Marketing background a plus. Strong computer skills including Excel, Powerpoint and Word. Experience with MS Access or Hyperion Essbase a plus. Attention to detail with good


Thorough understanding of accounting concepts, financial statement components, and financial analysis metrics such as NPV, IRR and Payback. Strong computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.


Bachelors or Equivalent in Accounting or Finance

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition #: 178956

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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