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Financial Analyst I

Company: Crown Castle USA Inc
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary
Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world's most revolutionary technologies. As the largest shared infrastructure provider in the United States, Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers, 80,000 small cells and over 80,000 route miles of fiber across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is a NYSE S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $110 billion.
Position Title: Financial Analyst (4E)
Position Summary
The Financial Analyst (FA) will be responsible for performing high quality and accurate financial reporting and analysis such as the preparation of annual budgets, monthly and quarterly forecasts and their respective variance analysis. In partnership with other leaders, the FA is responsible for creating new, improving existing and maintaining tools and analysis at scale to create a consistent program of reporting and analysis. The FA will be responsible for conducting and documenting recurring and ad hoc financial analysis for assigned business unit. The FA is expected to drive continuous improvements throughout the reporting tools and processes. This position requires strong analytical and communication skills
Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and maintain reporting tools & analysis to enable real time analytics and financial performance management. Enhance existing tools.
  • Identify key drivers and insights by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management.
  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the periodic forecasts, annual budgets and management reporting of financial results for assigned functional areas.
  • Increases productivity by developing automated applications (Power BI).
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with other company stakeholders to drive accomplishment of overall company goals and objectives.
  • Develop deep understanding of the business and its operational and financial data flows as well as thorough knowledge of databases, tables and field usage.
  • Lead project reviews with managers and other team members to review project status and make changes as necessary.
  • Provide guidance for development of measures of success and ROI to support the business through reporting


    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline preferred.

      Experience/Minimum Requirements

      • Two (2)+ years of experience in a financial analyst or accounting related position.

        Other Skills/Abilities

        • Routine communication with management relating to financial analysis, issues and deliverables.
        • Strong ability to effectively and efficiently communicate financial results to management.
        • Demonstrate candor and poise to field difficult questions from internal and external audience.
        • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and maintain trusting relationships.
        • Understanding of the data sets that can be pulled from the system for reporting purposes.
        • Support experimentation as a way to find the best solution.
        • Ability to develop financial acumen to better understand economic and financial value drivers.
        • Must have strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office/Excel and JDE ERP. Power BI a plus.

          Organizational Relationship
          Reports to: Finance Manager
          Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A
          Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.We offer a hybrid working model with 3 days in local office and up to 2 days working remotely each week.
          Additional Information:
          Crown Castle is a federal contractor and the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of employment by your start date to comply with Executive Order 14042.

Keywords: Crown Castle USA Inc, Newark , Financial Analyst I, Accounting, Auditing , Newark, New Jersey

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