Lead Finance Analyst

Title: Lead Finance Analyst

Location: FL-Tallahassee; US Remote

Job Description: **About Lumen**

Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up – committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress.

Lumen’s commitment to workplace inclusion and employee support shines bright. We’ve made the Newsweek 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. Plus, we’re the top employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall across all industries in The American Opportunity Index.

We’re looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.

**The Role**

Are you motivated by driving business outcomes and interested in partnering closely with the business leadership in Lumen? Does working with agility in a fast-paced environment sound exciting??

The Lead Finance Analyst partners with Lumen business stakeholders to drive understanding of business performance including the financial results achieved, the outcomes of key initiatives and investments, and opportunities for the business to take actions to improve financial outcomes. This role is expected to be hands-on in partnering with business leadership and delivering insightful analysis and reporting. This will require a strong analytical, reporting and business partnering mindset to drive performance and communicate risks and opportunities through insightful analysis. The role also collaborates with Finance colleagues and supports teammates in furthering their skills. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of Lumen while expanding your skillsets and impact.

**Location**

This position has been designated as fully remote.

**The Main Responsibilities**

+ Proactively conduct rigorous and innovative financial analysis to generate actionable insights. Leverage deep knowledge of the business and the drivers of business performance, and utilize analytical tools with innovative thinking to drive understanding of Lumen’s financial performance and anticipate and highlight the business decisions needed to achieve targeted portfolio results

+ Understand the key trends and business levers, both forward looking and historical to drive decision-making. Analyze results and explain variance to targets. Build insightful reporting to monitor key financial metrics and drivers for use in modeling and to build accurate financial projections. Streamline our existing reporting through tools such as Excel, Power BI and Power Query.

+ Drive strong partnerships with business stakeholders. Build rapport with your business partners by understanding their business performance, and ensure stakeholders’ focus on the levers and opportunities that will drive results. Communicate effectively to ensure opportunities and risks are understood and addressed in a proactive manner.

+ Collaborate proactively across multiple Lumen finance and business teams to share insights, connect the dots, and drive outcomes.

**What We Look For in a Candidate**

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance or similar field, or equivalent experience

+ 5+ years of pertinent experience in the technology (or similar) industry

+ Skilled at financial data analytics and modeling; savvy in solving complicated data and analytical challenges; curious and self-directed

+ Demonstrated thought leadership that drives value creation for the business

+ Effective communicator; effective at building stakeholder relationships; clearly communicates steps needed to achieve results

+ Self-motivated. Manages and prioritizes multiple deadlines and deliverables. Attention to detail.

+ Manages multiple projects simultaneously meeting all deadlines

Preferred Requirements

+ Experience as a Finance business partner in the technology industry

+ Skilled with advanced Microsoft Excel functionality plus other analytical tools (e.g., Power Query, Power BI, SAP, and/or SQL)

**Compensation**

The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee’s primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual’s qualifications.

**Location Based Pay Ranges**

**$80510 – $107340** in these states: AR, ID, KY, LA, ME, MS, NE, SC, and SD.

**$84740 – $112980** in these states: AZ, AL, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, MO, MT, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and WY.

**$88980 – $118630** in these states: CO, HI, MI, MN, NV, NH, NC, OR, and RI.

**$93210 – $124280** in these states: AK, CA, CT, DE, DC, IL, MD, MA, NJ, NY, TX, VA, and WA.

As with the pay range variety that’s based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.

Requisition #: 333879

**Background Screening**

If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our FAQ page (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/faq) . Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

**Equal Employment Opportunities**

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, gender expression, 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.

**Disclaimer**

The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.

**Salary Range**

**Salary Min :**

80510

**Salary Max :**

124280

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.