VP of GEAR Finance
Posted on: May 24, 2020
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications
provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more
than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience,
CenturyLink strives to be the worlds best networking company by
solving customers increased demand for reliable and secure
connections. The company also serves as its customers trusted
partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity
and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that
help protect their business.
This position will lead the Finance organization supporting the
CenturyLink Strategic Enterprise and Public Sector businesses.
Responsibilities include: driving business and financial
performance, assessment and monitoring of key Revenue initiatives,
budgeting, consolidation, complex business case development as well
as financial M&A support. The foundational elements of the role
are ensuring Business Group strategic & financial planning,
decision support, defined financial management processes,
controllership and financial integrity. The overriding objective is
to drive value creation by partnering with the business/respective
finance support teams and driving performance through a rigorous,
constructive assessment of operating strategies and results; be a
trusted advisor to drive financial outcomes in the business.Job
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential
- Provides advice and counsel to assigned business leadership on
interpretation of operating results and trends. Assists with
recommendations of action plans where required. Develops key
business indicators and other quantifiable measurement tools to
track results of business activities and regularly reports to the
GEAR Business Group President who is a direct report to the
CenturyLink CEO. Ensures rigorous assessment of proposed
investments; drives understanding of achieved results.
- Appraises operating results in terms of profitability,
performance against budget and recommendation of general operating
effectiveness improvements for the assigned business group, acting
as an independent advisor to the management team.
- Provides accurate and timely historical and projected financial
and operational information and analysis to assigned business
leadership including presentation of financial results compared to
- Manages all financial month end close and reporting activities
for the assigned business group. Responsible for all financial
forecasting/budgeting, including scenario planning for future
growth. Recommends allocation of capex/opex resources to support
the company's financial goals.
- 13+ years relevant experience in related field and minimum 5
years management experience.
- Recognizable as a leader, possessing outstanding communication
and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with a
broad set of executives and constituencies.
- Strong results orientation with demonstrated track record of
- Strong interpersonal skills, presentation and negotiation
skills and ability to work in fast-paced and independent
- Ability in building and sustaining high performing teams.
- Experience in liaising with multiple operational contacts at
executive and senior management levels.
- High degree of adaptability.
- Strong quantitative and technical skills required.
- Experience working for publicly held, US-owned, global
- Ability to support multiple locations.
- MBA, CPA or equivalent strongly preferred.
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield
Requisition #: 220703
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
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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.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
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