Southern California Edison Senior FP&A Analyst (AFN4) in Pomona, California

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About Edison Carrier Solutions:

Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS), an organization of Southern California Edison (SCE), is a competitive local exchange carrier focused on the wholesale carrier and large business market offering high capacity telecommunications transport, Internet and special access services. Our customers are regional, national and international telecommunication carriers, cable television and satellite providers, wireless companies, internet service providers, governments and large and medium size enterprises.

Position Overview:

The Senior Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst will work within Edison Carrier Solutions in Customer and Operational Services. You will act as a financial and strategic advisor to the ECS management team by leading and conducting financial analysis and decision support, you will develop short and long-term business cases and financial forecasts, providing budget support and analysis, leading and developing pricing strategy, oversee and lead the development and maintenance of the financial models used for business cases and pricing meeting investment criteria, and supporting strategic decision making for the business.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Applies expertise in finance, financial analysis, and strategic thinking to identify and resolve unusually complex issues, typically requiring innovative solutions

  • Leads, contributes, and develops the annual 10 year business case and opportunity specific business cases that have a major financial or operational impact to the business unit or Company

  • Gathers information from sources both internally and externally and develops forecasts and ranges of financial outcomes for individual strategic opportunities

  • Determines main drivers for business success/failure and likely areas of risk or weakness and recommends strategies to mitigate them

  • Provides recommendations on the make-up and values of goals/KPIs for the business unit

  • Collects and compiles information from various systems and departments to track progress, costs, and revenues for specific opportunities

  • Compiles, packages, and presents information for all strategic opportunity projects to senior management on a recurring basis

  • Develops and presents recommendations on whether to proceed on specific opportunities to senior management

  • For projects requiring significant speculative assumptions, prepares and presents business case outcomes to SCE Finance in preparation for presenting to Executives

  • In coordination with SCE Finance develop, maintain and govern the underwriting criteria for capital investment for the business unit

  • Oversee and lead the development and maintenance of complex financial models used for business cases and pricing meeting investment criteria

  • Engage consultants and third party experts to stay current on the latest pricing model and assumptions for telecom service providers

  • Provides functional direction to other analysts and support personnel

  • Develop and deliver periodic training to all ECS employees with job functions that require an understanding of pricing/investment criteria and financial planning and analysis

  • Creates periodic communications to provide information about specific opportunities, business cases, and any other financial planning and analysis projects

  • Maintains a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics and/or other related discipline

  • Seven years of experience in analysis of financial data

  • Five years of experience in the field of financial analysis/planning or strategic planning and analysis or work in modeling, forecasting and business cases in accounting work.

  • Experience developing, validating, and presenting financial models and utilizing modeling tools

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Eight or more years of experience in the field of financial analysis/planning or strategic planning and analysis or similar experience in the telecommunications industry

  • Experience leading a team within financial analysis or related work.

  • Experience building reports and ability to track, analyze and maintain the accuracy and integrity of large amounts of data using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and databases

  • Experience communicating financial information to various audiences including senior management

  • Experience facilitating meetings and presenting to a variety of audiences and levels across the organization including; Supervisors, Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents

  • Experience integrating work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning

  • Experience in using Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) tools such as SAP or Oracle

Comments:

  • The primary work location for this position is Pomona, CA

  • Relocation may apply to this position

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Policy Statement for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities at http://www.edison.com/content/dam/eix/documents/careers/2014-EO-policy-statement.pdf

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

Southern California Edison is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Title: Senior FP&A Analyst (AFN4)

Location: US-CA-Pomona

Requisition ID: 71018955