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CenturyLink Lead Analyst - Finance Decision Support in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

An immediate need exists for a Lead Analyst within Finance Decision Support at CenturyLink. This position will be primarily responsible for the coordination of business case reporting / tracking and facilitating the linkage of business case financials to the companies short and long-term targets by working with Business Unit (BU) Finance Leads, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and the consolidation team. Additional responsibilities will include completing other strategic financial and/or business case analysis and reporting.

Job Description

  • Manage business case reporting and tracking for linkage into the plan of record and for use during business case after action reviews.

  • Work with business unit owners to identify and critically analyze business case assumptions, demand forecasts and timing for financial linkage into the plan of record.

  • Complete financial analysis and reporting activities, validating own work and ensuring accuracy of results.

  • Present results of financial analysis and reporting to all levels of management.


  • Three years related experience.

  • Understanding of financial statements (e.g. income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows) and financial return metrics (e.g. NPV, IRR, Payback, etc.)

  • Must be a self-starter with demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize.

  • Good analytical/inquisitive thinking skills a must, with the ability to effectively summarize and communicate conclusions (via oral or written).

  • Detail oriented and thoroughly reviews work to ensure accuracy of results/analysis produced.

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with various company groups (sales, marketing, network services)

  • Executive level presentation development and interaction with executives

  • Business case development experience preferred

  • Experience with analytic and business intelligence software (Essbase and/or Tableau a plus)


Bachelors or Equivalent in Finance or Business

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 208789

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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