Financial Analyst, GBS Operations

Austin, TX 78701
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Posted: Jul 17, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200267162

Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate sophisti...Summary


Posted: Jul 17, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200267162

Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate sophisticated challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders.

Apple's Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization supports tens of thousands of Apple employees, customers and vendors on just about every topic under the sun. We partner with Apple's business teams and develop innovative solutions to challenging problems that come up all around the world.

GBS Operations provides support to Apple's GBS sites around the world, including Austin, Cork, Shanghai and Singapore. Currently we are seeking a versatile and proactive Financial Analyst to manage the financial planning process, produce insightful reporting and analytics, and ensure delivery on financial commitments. If you thrive in an ambiguous environment and are looking for a chance to have an impact that reaches across GBS sites and functions, we would like to talk to you.

This position is located in Austin, Texas.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional experience including exposure to FP&A; knowledge of GBS functions preferred
  • Ability to build effective business partnerships and be an excellent collaborator across functions and levels
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Strategic and analytical problem solver with the ability to see the big picture while working in the details
  • Work independently with minimal direct supervision while performing a variety of complex and nonroutine tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fundamental understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong financial systems and business application skills including Essbase, BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation), Excel, and Keynote


The primary responsibilities of this role include the following:

Execute annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting and periodic reporting activities

Lead forecast reviews with senior leadership, provide guidance and communicate reasons for forecast changes

Ensure accurate and complete recognition of GBS accruals and expenses

Conduct ad hoc financial analysis and other requests to enhance the economy and efficiency of GBS operations

Understand key business issues affecting GBS and anticipate impacts on processes, deliverables and results as assumptions change

Collaborate with Corporate FP&A and other business partners on financial issues and forecasting

Collect, prepare and consolidate key data to create the GBS forecast

Review and approve GBS expenditures and headcount

Maintain adherence to Apple and GBS expenditure policies (e.g. AFPs, AOU standards, etc.)

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in relevant field; master's degree in finance or accounting or accounting certification preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We're proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount - both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company's success. You'll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

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