WW Operations Finance, Financial Analyst

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200181567
The Worldwide Operations Finance team is seeking a Financial Analyst to support the Worldwide Sales & Operations Support (WWSOS). This position supports the team in various spaces within the Sales and Operations Support organization - primarily Refurb Ops and Planning, Business Process Re-engineering, and Supply Demand Management (SDM). It is the focal role for many of the key interactions with the business organizations. The scope of the role entails Financial forecast, close and P&L responsibilities as well as providing financial detail and analysis to the Refurb Ops teams and SDM supporting cost saving initiatives within Apple’s Refurb businesses. You will formulate and articulate business recommendations in a clear and concise manner. The role involves driving efficient management of Apple’s Finished Goods (FG) inventory as well as reporting and analysis of Apple’s Refurb product margins. The candidate will need to have an innovative edge as we continue to enhance our business support models and look for opportunities to question the limitations in terms of breakthrough analytics and recommendations back to the business, focusing on operational excellence and cost savings. The role requires extensive collaboration with WW business and regional finance teams. Ideally you would have previous financial support experience in a global role with a similarly sized company. Previous operations finance experience or knowledge is a plus. Due to the exposure this role requires, the candidate must be able to clearly articulate Apple’s overall strategy for Refurb, FG Scrap/Rework/E&O spend, but also have the ability to dive into the details to drive meaningful action as needed.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years professional Finance work experience
  • Demonstrated analytical and logic capabilities
  • Collaborative: able to build consensus and partner with cross-functional and cross-regional teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to gather and analyze large amounts of data at a macro and micro level
  • Work autonomously and deal with ambiguity
  • Demonstrated experience managing process and system development and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating business requirements between Finance & IT
  • Intrinsic desire to challenge the status quo, improve processes, and make valuable contributions
  • Ability to work cross functionally
  • Previous experience within a multinational company
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Tableau and/or other data visualization systems
  • Experience with database design and script writing in FileMaker or similar
  • Previous inventory and supply chain knowledge


- Managing the quarterly margin focused metrics process for Refurb Ops and Planning - Calculate quarterly refurb costs and prepare purchase price variance intracompany journal vouchers - Relentless focus on driving critical cost savings initiatives, cost per unit analytics, other focus areas/emerging issues - Drive and support the business by providing leadership and direction to regional finance teams, regional/WW operations teams - Communicate cost impacts of ongoing projects to the broader finance team - Contribute to process reengineering efforts and seek out new areas of focus - Work with WW and Regional teams regarding cost management initiatives - Interact with all levels and departments such as other Finance groups, SDM, Refurb Ops and Planning, etc.

Education & Experience

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred - CPA/MBA preferred

Additional Requirements