Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A

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

Summary

Posted:
Role Number:200183969
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 Corporate FP&A Finance is looking for an energetic, motivated, and curious individual with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, ready to take on new challenges! 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 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 meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Imagine what you could do here. We currently have an opening for a Financial Analyst supporting the P&L. This is a highly visible and challenging position, providing key forecasts and actuals analysis to the Executive Team for the entire company. This role works closely with all Finance functions across Apple to understand the financial health and performance of products.

Key Qualifications

  • 4 to 8 years of professional Finance experience
  • Be a leader
  • Cross functional partnership & collaboration
  • Forward-thinking type of thinker
  • MS Excel expert, great Tableau skills
  • Familiarity with SQL, SAP BW, GRID, Python
  • Problem solving skills
  • Curiosity
  • Effective in situations of ambiguity
  • Strong communicator
  • Solid collaboration skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Exceptionally diligent

Description

This is a highly visible and challenging position, rich in data analytics and operational improvement opportunities that supports a key financial function of the company. In this position, you will create monthly gross margin forecasts and present them to senior management, explaining the business drivers behind any margin movements and also connecting macro economic events with the micro financial details. The role requires solid business understanding, analytical skill, and the ability to influence. This is a great career opportunity for someone looking to compliment their varied finance experience with a complete company picture. Strong communication is key given the audience who will consume the analytics. This role not only has breadth but also depth, the successful candidate will analyze Company Gross Margin, Product & Services Gross Margin down to Product level. Focus is always on communicating the business drivers behind the financial data to enable management to make informed decisions. You’ll become an SME on Apple financials. This is a demanding role, but the experience gained is unmatched. Extensive knowledge and experience in Revenue, Cost, Standard Margin, Gross Margin, per unit metrics and analysis as well as experience in many facets of cost of goods sold, overhead cost and other spending analysis is an advantage. Technical skills in Excel & Tableau are vital to be a success and a willingness to learn and adapt to new tools. The analysis produced is key to the Executive Team’s future decision-making and interpretation of financial results.

Education & Experience

BS or BA in Economics, Business or equivalent

Additional Requirements