Financial Analyst, Operations

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Mar 3, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114368941
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. We bring passion and dedication to our customers and if you bring it to your job....there's no telling what we will accomplish. Apple is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Financial Analyst to join the Operation Finance team. You will be responsible for (1) tracking and challenging Manufacturing scrap/rework/E&O claims, modeling and recommendations, and decision support analyses, (2) business partnering with the Global Supply Managers, Biz Ops Managers and Material Program Managers, (3) preparation and presentation of the monthly forecast review, (4) product per unit cost reporting, including cost modeling for new product, and (5) participating in global cross-functional operational improvement initiatives. In this role you will also provide financial support to various Operations VP and their staff, requiring excellent communication skills, a strong business acumen, and will need to think fluidly during presentations. The position requires in-depth knowledge of the Division’s business strategies, forecasting processes, and the company’s goals. Are you a proven leader who adopts change, offers new points of view, and constantly looks for new and improved ways to achieve results? We are looking for someone who has the ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision while completing a variety of complex, non-standardized tasks.

Key Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in financial analysis with increasing responsibilities
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills to various levels of the organization
  • Solid analytical & financial modeling background
  • Must have strong track record of delivering high quality work under tight deadlines
  • Creative and curious self starter
  • Strong project management skills and excel at managing competing priorities
  • Enthusiastic willingness to learn new technologies and spaces
  • Capable of grasping essentials in unstructured complex situations
  • Fierce attention to detail with laser beam accuracy
  • Ability to persistently follow through many simultaneous open issues from end-to-end
  • Strong ability to build trusted internal networks across many functions to accomplish goals
  • Champion for continuous improvement and innovative approaches
  • High level of proficiency with Excel and Keynote
  • Experience with database programs, SAP, Business Objects, Tableau are a plus


MANUFACTURING SCRAP/REWORK/E&O PLANNING & ANALYSES: - Analyze the claims submitted by the various Operations teams in the Reserve database - Apply relevant key metrics to challenge, support and be able to explain the submissions - Drive standardization and best practices across Operations teams - Facilitate the resolution of cross functional issues. BUSINESS PARTNERING: - Business partner to supply chain management Directors/Managers. - Provide strategic consultation and guidance on forecasts, financial issues, policies and practices - Assist operations teams by developing analyses, tools, processes and procedures to facilitate and monitor business initiatives. MONTHLY FORECAST REVIEW: - Prepare and present the Monthly Forecast Review package working closely with the operations team - Develop innovative analyses to facilitate the decision-making process and to propose cost savings - Present complex financial/business flows in simplified form to operations and senior finance executives

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field MBA a plus

Additional Requirements