Financial Operations & Planning Analyst, Services & Infrastructure Finance

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


Role Number:200144906
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary 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. Finance is critical to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have an important role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organization and make a positive impact on a company that is known for its ambitious lineup of products, including Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, and iLife. At Apple, you’ll share in a commitment to excellence by working with extraordinary managers, all with one unified vision – creating innovative products that delight customers. Finance is about “fueling innovation”. We do this by hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, partnership, excellence, and can-do thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.

Key Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Interested in owning and improving processes
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and very organized
  • Tenacity in carrying through tasks and get things done
  • Desire to find creative and innovative solutions to automate repeating tasks
  • Driven to identify unmet needs and developing actionable solutions
  • Strong sense of team
  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration skills


Apple is seeking a highly motivated and experienced finance professional to join the rapidly growing Services organization in the Finance team supporting iCloud, Maps and AI/ML Siri. You will be an integral part of the Services & Infrastructure Financial Planning and Analysis organization working with the Business and the broader Finance teams. FINANCIAL OPERATIONS & PLANNING - Help consolidate recurring financial planning deliverables such as Forecast, Plan and quarterly Close submissions across multiple teams - Quarter business review presentation support - Create key metrics package comparing across the team, e.g. headcount, cost drivers, forecast accuracy - Assist in the design, implementation, and management of financial tools - Become the resident system guru, e.g. Excel, SAP, forecast tool, Essbase, Business Objects, Tableau - Analyze team processes from a continuous improvement perspective HEADCOUNT MANAGEMENT - Develop insightful headcount analytics to business leadership - Lead post-M&A integration incentive payment structure - Build a scalable headcount tracking tool - Proactively identify needs to support business and recruiting team - Generate weekly headcount reporting package - Run headcount policy training and education across multiple platforms - Coordinate monthly headcount arena seating audit to ensure alignment between internal teams DIGITAL CONTENT LICENSING - Run large scale licensing deals across various business teams - Ensure adherence to accounting policy and timely payment - Collaborate with GBS and Product Marketing team on quarterly close deliverables - Track and report on royalty costs - Partner with business development teams to develop robust forecasts

Education & Experience

BS/BA Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Operations Planning 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 team. We're looking for a talented and passionate person to join this amazing team, if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

Additional Requirements

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical/problem-solving skills, and the ability to work with cross-functional teams across many levels of management. Strong background in Accounting and Finance with experience managing operating expenses.