FP&A Financial Analyst, WW Beats

Culver City, California, United States
Corporate Functions

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200384315
Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex 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 essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple's WW Beats team is looking for an outgoing, highly analytical professional with strong interpersonal skills to join the team! This role will be completing complex financial and demand analyses, working cross-functionally across local teams, developing and implementing business strategies, and recommending and communicating business updates to senior management. Ideal candidates are top performers with a consistent record of accomplishments. The candidate will be joining with the expectations of being a key contributor in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. Candidates should feel comfortable dealing with sophisticated and ambiguous situations.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-8+years of relevant finance-related experience
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet and financial modeling skills
  • Proven track record conducting sophisticated, data-driven analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate results of the analysis in easy to understand business terms
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Think strategically on critical business issues, while simultaneously possessing the ability to act tactically to complete them
  • Shown experience developing processes and/or improving existing processes, with a 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 the ability to run multiple projects simultaneously

Description

The WW Beats FP&A Finance Analyst will partner with Marketing & Sales to drive the performance of the Beats business. Key responsibilities will include forecasting, monitoring, and influencing the financial impacts of our investments in each function. Business Partnership: Work closely with central and local teams to develop strategies and implement them for each market. Provide analysis of expenses and headcount, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances, and adjusting the outlook as needed to deliver business goals. Partner closely with Market and Sales leaders to articulate your analysis and recommendations. Reporting & FP&A: Provide executive-level insights on outcomes and partner with corporate FP&A to roll up and own the spend associated the Beats business as well as the quarter-end close process. 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, Accounting, or equivalent field

Additional Requirements