Director, FP&A - Product & Strategy - Remote, US

at Lumen in Dover, Delaware, United States

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. 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 Product & Strategy within Lumen? Does working in a fast-paced environment with agility sound exciting?

As the Director of Finance, a key role within the Business Finance organization, you will support leaders of the Product & Strategy organization. This role will be a trusted advisor with end-to-end P&L responsibility. They will partner with key business partners to identify trends and will help shape the strategy and drive execution through actionable insights. 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.

The Main Responsibilities

+ Deep understanding of revenue growth drivers

+ Decision Support on initiatives and investments

+ Performance analysis and management reporting

+ Produce Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) with scorecards, analytics and insights

+ Partner with Product & Strategy team to manage budget and supporting activities

+ Identify and drive profitability and cash flow improvements

+ Results vs. budget with variance analysis and explanation

+ Forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning

+ Develop mid and long-range strategic plans

+ Ensure GTM strategies support growth expectations

+ Evaluate capital and resource investments; provide recommendation

+ Track business case results with closed loop to forecast and budget

+ Assess corporate initiatives for impact (+/-) to business unit forecast

+ Evaluation of gap closure initiatives with tracking

+ Margin, EBITDA less CapEx by Product and channel

+ Drive process and organizational efficiency initiatives

What We Look For in a Candidate


+ Self starter. Proven ability to take high level direction and produce results which show thought leadership and drive value creation for the business with limited supervision.

+ Develops analytical frameworks and performs analysis to help facilitate senior-level decision-making on business issues and/or problems (either individually or through team members).

+ Thrive on change and continuous improvement – simplifying and automatic processes using technology

+ Strong collaborator, storyteller and cultural catalyst

+ Bachelors’ degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field

+ 10+ years of related experience

+ 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 leaders

+ High degree of adaptability. Growth mindset.

+ Strong results orientation with demonstrated track record of success

+ Strong presentation and negotiation skills

+ Ability to work in a fast paced, independent environment and be able to build and sustain high performing teams

+ Experience in liaising with multiple operational contacts at executive and senior management levels with an ability to support multiple locations

Compensation Data

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

$128310 – $ 160,388 in these states: AR, ID, KY, LA, ME, MS, NE, SC, and SD.

$135060 – $ 168,825 in these states: AZ, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, MO, MT, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and WY.

$141820 – $ 177,278 in these states: CO, HI, MI, MN, NV, NH, NC, OR, and RI.

$148570 – $ 185,715 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 #: 332312

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 ( . 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.


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.

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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. ( 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. (

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

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Job Posting: JC254916097

Posted On: Feb 07, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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