Sr. Financial Analyst, WW Advertising

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


Posted: Jun 3, 2019
Role Number: 200038103
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 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 substantial role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Finance Analyst to join the Worldwide Marketing Finance team. Financial analyst will be tasked with financial management of Apple’s advertising business. This position will partner with worldwide advertising team, external ad agencies, as well as various cross functional teams at Apple. The analyst must be comfortable dealing with complex data sets and be able to summarize and communicate findings effectively.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 4-6 years of finance/accounting experience.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills; prior experience in a financial planning and analysis environment required
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to compile and validate large amounts of information while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, ability to effectively influence peers and management
  • Proven track record of working with cross-functional teams across many levels of management
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and experience in financial modeling, experience with ERP system (Tableau, SAP, Business Objects) is a plus
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and work comfortably with incomplete information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience within a multinational company
  • Knowledge of advertising or marketing is a plus


Analyze complex financial information and provide accurate financial recommendations to the management Drive continual process improvements related to budgeting, planning, forecasting, and reporting Monthly forecasts, quarterly close and yearly planning Validate and consolidate financial information from regional finance teams Develop and implement new reports and analytical tools based on business needs Interact and collaborate with various teams: advertising business partners, external ad agencies, regional finance team, legal, tax, corporate finance, etc. Ad hoc analysis per business requests

Education & Experience

BS in Accounting or Finance

Additional Requirements