Senior Financial Analyst, Operations

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200091448
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. Apple is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Sr. Financial Analyst to join the Operations Finance team. You will be responsible for (1) tracking and challenging Manufacturing claims for quality issues and excess inventory, 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 and quarter close review, (4) product per unit cost reporting, including cost modeling for new product, (5) participating in global cross-functional operational improvement initiatives, and (6) assisting in budget creation and leading the forecast/per unit cost reporting and approving spend authority for all Manufacturing Qual Build and Ongoing Reliability testing. In this role you will also provide financial support to various Operations VP and their staff, requiring excellent communication skills, a strong intuition for business, and the ability 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 embraces change, offers new perspectives, and constantly looks for new and improved ways to achieve results? Do you have the ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision while completing a variety of complex, non-standardized tasks?

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ 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
  • 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
  • Understanding of accrual-based accounting
  • Experience with database programs, SAP, Business Objects, Tableau are a plus

Description

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 and resolve cross functional issues Qual Builds/ORT Planning & Analyses: - Analyze the budgets submitted by the various Operations teams and challenge assumptions - Own spend authority and manage the associated forecast on accrual-based accounting - Drive standardization and best practices across Operations teams 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. CPA or MBA is preferred. We promote innovation and new technology to further improve our creative output. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. You will be part of building an extraordinary search team. We're looking for a hardworking and passionate person to join this amazing team.

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