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CenturyLink Lead Analyst- Strategic/ Corporate Finance 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

The Lead Analyst role will be reporting to our Finance VP of Consolidation and Governance. This position will play a lead role in the development and presentation of investment analysis at the executive level. Position will be responsible for creating internal and external investment models across current and emerging market opportunities to inform capital allocation decision making. Position will work closely with senior business and corporate finance team in development of key initiatives and long range plans.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a unique team, to learn, grow and make a real difference at a global telecommunications company. This position will play a critical role supporting the team's ability to be the trusted financial advisors of the company, developing near term and long-term forecasting and providing key business insights to the executive team.

We have built a company that generates >$3B in cash flow with over 450,000 route miles of fiber globally and serving customers in more than 60 countries. We are looking for new employees that want to help fundamentally transform the company and change the telecom landscape.

Working at CenturyLink:

• We foster a culture of autonomy and accountability—your contributions make a big difference

• We celebrate each other’s individuality and unique skill sets

• CenturyLink offers competitive salaries, flexible vacation policy and competitive medical, dental, and vision plans

• Our leadership team embraces technology and creativity. Our leaders think big, push boundaries, envision possibilities, inspire and empower others. They build collaborative relationships beyond their functional area and create workplaces which are open and transparent.

Relocation assistance may be provided

Job Description

This position will be responsible for providing analytic support and complex modeling to enable fact-based decision making for the Executive management team on investments, special projects, and overall corporate initiatives.

Additional responsibilities include supporting the team in establishing external guidance the company provides, Debt re-financing opportunities, M&A deal analysis, valuation work and providing ad hoc decision support analysis for major executive level projects.

Finally, this role includes a reporting component which will require regular analysis and comprehensive monitoring of the overall business to understand if desired returns have been achieved while highlighting trends, performing variance analysis and assessing results across the entire company


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, Business, Economics, and/or Accounting preferred)

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced financial modeling and analytical skills

  • Strong understanding of accounting, capital structuring, and valuation methodologies

  • Ability to manage high levels of complexity while maintaining attention to detail

  • Adept at thinking strategically and simplifying problem sets

  • Ability to balance deadlines and priorities across multiple projects with limited supervision

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Investment banking / Private Equity experience preferably within Telecom, Media, or Technology industry

  • Experience with deal structuring, diligence, and execution processes

  • MBA

  • Systems experience: Microsoft SQL, Oracle Hyperion Essbase, Tableau and/or Anaplan

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 211291

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/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


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