EVP, CFO Telecommunications

Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Brand:  AlticeUSA
Requisition #:  649

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

Working closely with AUSA’s CEO, AUSA CFO and the telecommunications executive team, the EVP, CFO Telecommunications will elevate the partnership with cross-functional teams and business leaders to deliver operating budget performance for the company’s Optimum business and own the disciplined oversight of the operational business intelligence and key performance KPIs. This key role will be responsible for revenue maximization through evaluation of pricing and promotions, oversight of capital and operating expenditures, evaluation of the viability and profitability of new business opportunities, and competitive analysis. Paramount to success in this role will be establishing and driving a data driven culture to enable fast, informed decisions about revenue, costs and profitability. As the most senior leader within the AUSA Telecommunications Finance team, this role will focus on building processes and structure that ensure the organization is driving forward from a financial operations perspective and focus.

Responsibilities

Impact Of Role:
•    Actively partner with Optimum senior leaders and business planning teams to set, monitor, and deliver on operating budget performance, 
including the build-out of robust and disciplined forecasting.  
•    Establish an associated culture of discipline and accuracy, where delivering on-plan performance is the expectation. 
•    Responsible for financial management of the capital expenditure investment plan for the Optimum business.
•    Lead the build-out of long-term plans for the Optimum business, along with associated financial planning and analysis.
•    Strategically partner with Optimum business leaders to drive subscriber performance, maximize revenue/ARPU, instill disciplined expense management, and identify opportunities for strategic investments to drive growth.
•    Ensure the organization has processes in place to regularly assess budget and budget performance of the Optimum business.
•    Oversee strategic pricing activities, ensuring optimal pricing and packaging is applied in diverse markets to achieve both customer and financial growth.
•    Partner with key business leaders to ensure alignment on and delivery against key market and customer growth priorities, including market penetration target (stretch and attainable).
•    Build out and fully leverage business intelligence to drive informed data-driven decisions on key actions and opportunities aimed at strengthening the company’s competitive position, and operational and financial health.
•    Provide clear actions and communication to senior business leadership on established financial and operational leading and lagging indicators and performance against them.
•    Provide profitability analysis for current and prospective products/services, markets, and promotions in partnership with key business leaders.
•    Escalate critical financial issues through appropriate executive leaders and operational channels to ensure monthly/quarterly performance goals are achieved.
•    Provide recommendations on expenditure and revenue requirements to better align the organization on major corporate economic strategies, objectives, and policies.
•    Monitor market trends to predict customer behavior, plan new investments, and ensure existing products continue to meet customer needs in the diverse markets in which Optimum operates.

 

Expectations:
•    Consistently providing sound, data-driven guidance to senior business leadership on the financial viability and risks of proposed strategies across the entire Altice USA footprint.
•    Leading team as both a direct and indirect leader focusing on elevating Altice USA priorities.
•    Strong thought leadership with subject matter expertise to drive passion amongst larger team and inspire confidence in the information and insights provided by the finance function.
•    Evolving the use of business intelligence to gain financial and operational insights that will promote operational efficiency, increased profitability, and competitive advantage.
•    Ability to regularly be present in Altice USA Headquarters in Long Island City, NY.
•    Strong stakeholder partnership across key leadership roles.

 

Qualifications

•    BS/BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. MBA preferred
•    12+ years of operationally focused financial management experience
•    Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities, and extensive experience with financial planning, capital and revenue planning, forecasting, modeling, and data analysis 
•    Experience in telecommunications, media, and/or technology required
•    Proven ability to collaborate with and build effective business partnerships at senior levels of the organization
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills including the ability to establish key operational metrics, summarize and interpret results, and develop strategic, actionable recommendations for leadership decision making

 

Leadership Competencies:
•    Excellent communicator with a confident and collaborative style and demonstrated ability to successfully manage internal and external stakeholders
•    Ability to create and manage constructive tension and a culture of expected performance with business leaders and planning partners to ensure delivery on priorities and budget
•    Transformation-oriented executive with the perseverance and open-mindedness to lead and drive paradigm shifts; fosters optimism and energy around change
•    Hands-on approach to learning the Altice USA business and adaptive executive who can augment the strategic value of the finance function and influence the evolution of the business for the current ecosystem
•    Inspiring leader who can assess, attract, and develop talent

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Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is 300,000.00 - 375,000.00 / year. The rate/range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.

 

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