Sr. Financial Data Analyst, Corporate Finance

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200242966
Here within the Finance organization at Apple, we work with an immense amount of financial data that can be difficult to compile and present in a meaningful way. With so many eyes on the performance of our company, it is imperative that we have the best tools and processes to quickly dissect, utilize, and analyze all of our data accurately so that we may provide Apple’s senior leadership with the right information to make sound decisions. We need someone who can help build these tools that will drive decisions made at the highest levels. We are seeking a Senior Financial Data Analyst to design, maintain, and innovate database solutions for Corporate FP&A. These solutions will be utilized to automate heavy manual or forecasting processes, expedite the production of time-sensitive deliverables, and be the source of interactive and dynamic analytics and visualizations. This person will work within the Data Analytics team to use the database, a customized front-end web tool, Tableau workbooks, and our standard methodologies in order to replicate such solutions for our business partners. We are eager to find a Senior Financial Data Analyst who can quickly acclimate himself/herself to different areas within Finance and then provide quick and workable solutions towards building or improving our tools and analytics.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant finance experience in a high performance organization
  • Extensive SQL knowledge and experience
  • Highly proficient in Tableau and Excel
  • Tableau Server and System Design experience a plus
  • Proven fundamentals in P&L forecasting, budgeting, FP&A concepts
  • Able to communicate technical issues effectively with finance partners and business needs with technical partners
  • Able to conceptualize long-term strategy for technical and scalable solutions and independently drive the success of a project
  • Able to continually challenge the status quo process and ensure continual benefit & efficiency via automation
  • Proactive problem solver, encouraged to present problems and recommendations simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality around product launches, corporate forecasts and other critical initiatives
  • Extremely curious; is not satisfied with easy or convenient answers; drives issues to root cause

Description

Understand and identify the data needs of finance partners Model the structure of the data to be housed within a database Use SQL to build views or procedures that automate lengthy calculations or data manipulation Find opportunities to automate manual processes via SQL, Tableau, and/or other tools (Python, etc) Create automated reporting tools that are intuitive, informative, and easy to maintain and update by non-SQL users Visualize and convey the optimal user experience of a customized web-based tool to be used as input to database solutions Work with dedicated IS&T teammates to use their expertise, to build the tables and views, and to move objects or changes into the production environment Leverage Corporate FP&A’s SAP HANA database platform that can directly connect to other systems (BPC, SAP, HMS, EDW, Grid, etc) Be a focal point of improving our reporting practices across Finance

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field

Additional Requirements