Financial Analyst, WW Real Estate and Development

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


Role Number:200379231
Imagine what you could do here. 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. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and help shape the Company’s future. Get ready for your perfect job, one that encourages you to think analytically and work collaboratively with Apple business partners across the world. The RE&D Finance team is seeking a Financial Analyst to help support and drive the accounting and reporting for our global Real Estate & Development team. This role is responsible for real estate lease accounting, external and management reporting, SOX compliance activities and control to ensuring the accuracy of external reporting for real estate leases.

Key Qualifications

  • Bring 5+ years of professional finance experience
  • SOX compliance experience a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of New Lease Accounting (ASC 842)
  • Solid understanding and application of the new lease accounting criteria
  • Drive resolution on open lease accounting problems across the business
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Build effective business partnerships and be an excellent team player
  • Strong performance in a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Excellent analytical and Excel modeling skills
  • Effective written, verbal and presentation skills; with ability to present to all levels within the organization
  • Experience with enterprise software systems and databases a plus (e.g., SAP and Tririga).
  • Basic understanding of US GAAP


Based in Cupertino, the financial analyst will be responsible for accurate reporting of leases associated with the real estate portfolio, 1200+, around the world for P&L and balance sheet. In this role, the analyst will have a close partnership with Corporate and Retail Real Estate, and Global Business Solution (GBS) teams to ensure accurate lease accounting worldwide in accordance with ASC 842. This position partners with many cross-functional business partners including Corporate and Retail Real Estate & Development, Technical Accounting, Legal, Tax, Business Assurance, and Apple Shared Service teams around the world. You will: Review initial lease assessment for new leases; validate proper treatment for leases (finance vs. operating); perform various lease analyses (trend analysis, fluctuation analysis); provide analysis on all lease-related B/S and I/S balances; review abstracted lease data; prepare reporting on lease portfolios; assist with external reporting; assist in SOX compliance; assist with system and process improvements

Education & Experience

BA/BS in Accounting or related field CPA a plus

Additional Requirements