Analyst, Financial

Marketing IRVING, TX


Description

About Frontier Communications

Frontier® Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its FiOS® and Vantage™ fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure®  digital protection solutions. Frontier Business offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.

Position Responsibilities

This position will be part of the Marketing team. This position will assist in maintaining budget tracking reports for leadership, monitor variances between monthly forecasted vs. actual spend and YTD budget. In addition will ensure timely and accurate processing invoices and expenses associated with the strategic and tactical marketing plans to achieve sales and revenue goals.  Assist in preparing the monthly actuals and accrual support files. This person will work cross functionally with Finance, Accounting, Marketing Teams and Outside Vendors/Partners/Agencies to resolve discrepancies and questions 

Specific duties will include:

Budget Management

  • Assist in maintaining internal tracking reports for leadership to monitor variances between monthly forecasted vs. actual spend and YTD budget, including change log of reallocated funds or incremental funds
  • Assist team in executing and updating annual and quarterly budget forecast updates
    • Resolve discrepancies with budget and work with internal departments to ensure aligning to budget
  • Work with finance to maintain a complete record of changes due to re-forecasting

 

Billing and Reporting

  • Assist in preparing the Monthly Actualization and Accrual Support file for review internally and with Accounting
    • Prepare and consolidate presentation of current month transactions and YTD transactions across all tracking systems for review and reporting
    • Prepare and consolidate variances from forecasted vs actuals reporting for finance and accounting
  • Manage internal departmental semimonthly meetings to review invoice tracking and account for deviations from forecasts and shifts in budget plan

 

Expense Management

  • Confirm and manage alignment of POs (Blanket and Standard) and related invoices for the assigned vendors
    • Establish PO guidelines to ensure all Marketing Program expense is associated with a PO before the Vendor begins work (unless we have advanced billing agreements in place)
    • Ensure that Marketing Managers are informed of these processes
  • Familiarity with MDF/COOP process and credits tracking within budget, and are appropriately accounted for
  • Work cross functionally with Finance, Accounting, Marketing Teams and Outside Vendors/Partners/Agencies to resolve discrepancies and questions
    • Expedite payment process as needed
    • Manage and respond to Vendor Aging requests for the assigned vendor set
    • Execute the invoice receiving function for the assigned vendor set
  • Ability to manage multiple pre-payment programs between agencies and sponsorship activities and ensure invoicing and reclassification of payments are accounted for and properly adjusted to the month of use
  • Maintain detailed records of changes and invoicing to reconcile and address questions

 

Education and Experience

  • 2-4 years previous experience in budget management and billing/invoicing systems
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

 

Required Skills & Experience 

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Advanced Excel skill and proficiency with large amounts of data
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong analytical, reporting and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate and build relationships
  • Team player with the ability to work independent
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Financial Skills
  • Familiar with Frontier Systems a plus. Particularly FSI, INFINIUM, and NGS.

Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.