Financial Analyst, WW Procurement FP&A

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

Summary

Posted:
Role Number:200172207
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 products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac, Watch and AppleTV. At Apple, you’ll share in a commitment to perfection 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, collaboration, excellence, & can-do thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to join something big, contact us today. Apple is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Finance professional to join the Worldwide Procurement Financial Planning and Analysis team. The ideal candidate should possess a high level of initiative, integrity, and the ability to work collaboratively with Apple Finance and the Ops Business Partners in a fast-paced work environment. You should also have the ability to learn quickly, perform detailed analyses, provide valuable insights and respond to changing business needs. The ability to optimally deal with ambiguity and uncertainty is desired.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-8 years experience in financial planning, forecasting and analysis
  • Demonstrated job stability in increasing levels of responsibility
  • High degree of enthusiasm, innovation, and dedication
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize in a dynamic work environment
  • Analytical/problem-solving skills at macro and micro level
  • The ability to work with minimal direct supervision while performing a variety of complex and non-routine tasks
  • Work well in high pressure situations
  • Strong financial systems and business application skills including Essbase, BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation), Excel, Filemaker, and Keynote

Description

The Worldwide Procurement FP&A group creates and provides analytical support for critical cost data, including standard costs, forecasted costs, and actual costs for Apple. This position provides an excellent opportunity to learn about key drivers/issues related to Apple’s products and supply chain and to work with key Operations and Finance executives. This position reports to the WW Procurement FP&A Manager. THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: - Planning, forecasting, consolidation, reporting and analysis of WW Product Cost - Collaboration and interface with cross functional business partners on financial issues and forecasting - Collection and preparation of key data to create Apple’s WW product cost forecast - Provide financial analysis to validate the product cost forecast - Lead product cost forecast reviews and communicate reasons for product cost changes - Reconcile product cost forecast to actual cost on a monthly and quarterly basis - Preparation and analytical support for Apple’s gross margin analysis - Preparation and submittal of quarterly Accrual and booking JV - Provide support for ad hoc requests related to the supply chain and product cost

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting

Additional Requirements