Consultant IT (US Remote) in Columbia, SC at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbia, SC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2022

Job Description

Job ID:22002122

Position Objective:

Gather and report on Access savings initiatives conducted by multiple teams within Access.  Refine existing reporting based on internal customer needs, including the Senior Leadership Team.  Partner with Accounting team to ensure that all expected savings are accrued and recognized in the financial statements.  Analyze results in a detailed manner to report initiatives both on specific (BU, Revex, circuit, etc) and summarized levels.  Present results to Access leadership team before broader distribution.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Access Project Management team for bulk of savings initiative results to accrue based on firm order commitment (FOC) date
  • Gather remaining project information from other Access project owners
  • Construct reporting on Access savings initiatives to provide meaningful views to management
  • Defend claimed savings with detailed analysis of MRC changes, disputes, special accruals, etc (must maintain strong relationship with Accounting team)
  • Work with Forecasting lead on Access Finance team to load initiative database with results
  • Drive process improvements to increase both A) speed and B) reliability of initiative reporting
  • Hand off any aged accruals for savings to dispute team if changes should have been reflected on vendor invoices, but have not yet happened as expected

 Candidate Requirements: 

  • Must have demonstrated understanding of access cost and circuit design components within a telecommunications company
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Must possess strong Excel skills to manipulate large amounts of data in disparate formats
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize issues to meet the prescribed timeline
  • Must be familiar with Oracle SQL with a propensity to learn additional skills
  • Must be familiar with TCB code, Java Script, PHP and Python.

Minimum Qualifications:

College degree and 8+ years professional level experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or 12+ years professional level related experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education a

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Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications: College degree and 8 years professional level experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or 12 years professional level related experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education a

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.