Commodity Financial Analyst

Cupertino, California, United States
Corporate Functions


Role Number:200552046
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 impressive lineup of products, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. At Apple, you’ll share in a commitment to perfection by working with world-class 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, partnership, excellence, and can-do thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.


The Worldwide Procurement Finance group creates and provides analytical support for critical cost data, including standard costs, forecasted costs, and actual costs for Apple. Within the Worldwide Procurement group, this position reports to the Manager of Commodity Financial Management. Ability to work with minimal direct supervision while performing a variety of complex and non-routine tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years related finance/accounting experience
  • Capable of clearly communicating complex analyses to a non-technical audience, including extensive experience presenting to leadership groups
  • Ability to initiate, refine, and complete projects with minimal guidance
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data and see the ‘bigger picture’
  • Critical thinking: able to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings
  • Preparation of key commodity forecasts used in monthly purchase price variance forecast and gross margin analysis
  • Provide support and guidance to operations personnel as issues arise related to the supply chain or business processes
  • Reconciliation of actual costs to forecasted costs for key commodities supply chain analysis for key commodities to identify major drivers in cost changes for key commodities
  • Reconciliation and analysis of Apple supply chain data to contract manufacturer and supplier data
  • Preparation of quarter end accounting entries necessary for accurately representing the cost of key commodities in the financial statements
  • Other ad hoc requests related to the supply chain business process reengineering
  • Effectively handle ambiguity and uncertainty

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or related field

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience with SAP is a plus
  • - Operations and Supply Chain Finance experience a plus
  • - System automation projects a plus

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.