Senior Finance Analyst

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.

Lumen’s commitment to workplace inclusion and employee support shines bright. We’ve made the Newsweek 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. Plus, we’re the top employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall across all industries in The American Opportunity Index.

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

As a Lumen Sr Finance Analyst, you will provide financial analysis and reporting support to various teams. This includes but is not limited to preparing periodic financial reports, budgets and forecasts as well as evaluating project business cases and the underlying assumptions of those cases. The role works with varying levels of management on other requests as necessary and with various teams to validate data integrity from multiple sources to provide insight and provide recommendations.


This is a fully-remote position. Lumen will ship and provide all equipment necessary for the role.

The Main Responsibilities

+ Interpret financial data to determine trends of the overall Business Unit financial performance

+ Anticipate process obstacles and decides next steps

+ Utilizes multiple systems to bring data together and provided analysis on operational activities

+ Detailed knowledge of business they support and how their role impacts the Business Unit

+ Provide professional advice, guidance and service to internal or external clients

+ Financial and analytical support to organization

+ Responsible for major elements of the close process including journal entry evaluation, results variance explanation, reporting, communicating and explaining results to clients and Business Unit leadership

+ Budgeting and forecasting using drivers

+ Partner with internal clients to provide financial data, consultation and make recommendations regarding completion of objectives, and improving operational effectiveness

+ Gather and organize data used to prepare financial/business reports

+ Establish, interpret and analyze financial data including monthly financial results, recommendations or preparing statements for business partners/stakeholders

+ Perform financial data analysis to support Business Unit in analyzing corporate financial targets and operational objectives

+ Generate special ad hoc reports and perform analysis as requested by supervisor, business partners/clients, and other Business Unit stakeholders

+ Improve partnerships with key internal clients by identifying changing business needs, service expectations, quality and format of data provided, and identify opportunities to improve service levels

+ Leads multiple, complex, and financial/business analysis projects

+ Review and revise processes as financial and business conditions change

+ Works on complex issues which require input from multiple sources and innovative problem solving

+ Acts in a multi-discipline project leadership role working towards the development of new solutions, processes, tools and systems

+ Interfaces to negotiate and exchange information with all levels of management

+ Focus on company-wide processes and initiatives

+ Step in for management when called upon to help lead meetings

+ Support organization through training other analysts and business partners on key reporting and forecasting processes

What We Look For in a Candidate


+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business or relevant field or equivalent experience

+ Minimum 5 years related experience

+ Strong financial and analytical skills

+ Ability to use advanced Excel functions.

+ Ability to structure and convey ideas and information, both verbally and in written presentation form, in a concise, effective and persuasive manner to bring clear understanding to the target audience

+ Ability to examine data from multiple sources to determine whether correlation and linkage exist between data sets

+ Ability to organize and manage work in an efficient and effective manner to ensure task, milestones and goals are met according to defined timelines


+ Strong organizational and problem solving skills.

+ Prior work experience in regulatory or accounting.

+ Knowledge of SAP software applications.

+ Ability to work in a team environment


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

$63980 – $85300 in these states: AR, ID, KY, LA, ME, MS, NE, SC, and SD.

$67340 – $89780 in these states: AZ, AL, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, MO, MT, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and WY.

$70710 – $94270 in these states: CO, HI, MI, MN, NV, NH, NC, OR, and RI.

$74070 – $98760 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 #: 333630

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 v

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Job Posting: JC260055791

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: May 31, 2024

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