Business Development Financial Analyst, WW Beats (strategic business partnering, demand planning, consulting exp.)

Culver City, California, United States
Corporate Functions

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200322975
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish! Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate sophisticated challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is critical to upholding our global dedication to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a substantial role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. We are looking for an outgoing professional with high analytical capacity, creativity, and strong interpersonal skills. The position requires the ability to complete complex financial and demand analysis, work cross functionally and with local teams in region, develop and implement business strategies, and recommend and present business updates to senior management. The ideal candidate is one who has been a top performer in his or her career with a consistent track record of accomplishments. The candidate will be joining with the expectations of being a key contributor in a fast-paced, growth environment. The candidate should feel comfortable dealing with complex & ambiguous situations.

Key Qualifications

  • 3-8 years finance related experience
  • Advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct complex, data-driven analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate results of analysis in easy to understand business terms
  • Thrive in a fast paces, demanding environment
  • Ability to think strategically on critical business issues, while simultaneously possessing the ability to act tactically to complete them
  • Proven experience developing processes and/or improving existing processes, with desire to inspire change across our team and Apple as an organization
  • Deep understanding of financial principles and theories
  • Some accounting experience is recommended
  • Ability to navigate through a large organization
  • Strong prioritization skills with ability to run multiple projects simultaneously

Description

The Business Development Financial Analyst partners with sales, finance, product marketing, corporate FP&A, and supply chain to drive performance of the Beats business. Key responsibilities will include driving sales investment strategy through channel programs, staffing, point of sale fixtures, and demand generation, as well as leading initiative performance and providing executive level insights on outcomes & findings. Business Partnership: work closely with local finance & sales teams on demand trends and key sales initiatives, with supply chain on demand assumptions and supply profile to navigate the business forward and provide executive updates Demand Generation Playbook: own, communicate, approve and manage the playbook used to drive incremental demand for the Beats business across the globe. Product Transition Playbook: drive execution and pricing strategy on end of life products through the channel Contra-Revenue: roll up and own the spend associated with sales actions to the corporate FP&A team Influence various teams and be comfortable being a central point of contact for Beats across teams and geographies.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Finance or equivalent education

Additional Requirements