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Pricing, Cost Analyst, FP&A

Corporate | Mobile, AL | Full Time

Job Description

Uniti Fiber is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions, including cell site backhaul and small cell for wireless operators, and Ethernet, Wavelengths and Dark Fiber for telecom carriers and enterprises. Whether the challenge is improving network reach and quality, increasing capacity or maintaining cost certainty for the future, Uniti Fiber delivers a custom-designed, technology-agnostic and access-agnostic solution.

Uniti Fiber is the fiber infrastructure segment of Uniti, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Uniti’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol: UNIT.

Uniti Fiber Holdings Inc. ("Uniti") has several openings individuals with a background in finance, accounting, & procurement, pricing & telecommunications. These positions are based out of the Uniti Fiber Headquarters in Mobile, Alabama.

Pricing Manager

Responsible for transacting pricing approvals and strategy requests.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Review and approve standard financial models as presented by Sales.
  • Determine atypical pricing arrangements.
  • Resolve inconsistent pricing for same/similar opportunities.
  • Assess pricing discrepancies/channel conflicts and recommend resolution to Sales Managers.
  • Contribute to the development of automation pricing tool.
  • Maintain automation pricing tool for “fast track” opportunities.
  • Manage and document pricing strategy across all products and all channels.
  • Develop and maintain standard pricing schedules, including those for specific carriers.
  • Forecast changes in revenue due to changes in current pricing upon term expiration.
  • Research market pricing for products.

 

Cost Analyst

Will build financial models for strategic projects and/or significant opportunities.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Design fiber routes based on engineering principles, which work best in cost models and most closely represent what will eventually exist in the field.
  • Continuously evaluate existing costing methodologies and confirm accuracy of output via review. of actual costs and communication with construction departments and outsourced contractors.
  • Analyze mapping tools, blueprints, and other information to prepare time, cost, material, and labor estimates associated with a fiber build.
  • Develop deep knowledge of telecommunications industry with regard to infrastructure and cost elements (fiber, equipment, splicing, etc.).
  • Incorporate new data elements into existing costing models to improve accuracy and consistency.
  • Reading and interpreting maps, manipulating and understanding digital land data, and managing GIS data.
  • Coordinate with other departments on orders through installation.
  • Cross departmentally coordinate estimates, designs, costs, challenges pre-sale.
  • Communicate costs estimates upon order, with construction departments to ensure estimates become actuals.
  • Four-year degree required.
  • Strong analysis and/or statistics skills.
  • Proven competencies of analysis and project management.
  • Ability to set priorities and manage time while working on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work effectively with other team members.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with Sales team.
  • Construction/Estimating background preferred but not required.
  • Telecommunications background preferred but not required.
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel (e.g. Index, SUMIFS, HLOOKUP, IF, Pivot Tables, Macro’s, etc.) preferred. Particularly, being able to combine various formulas in a creative way to solve. complicated problems quickly. Interest in its application across various situations is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ESRI, 3-GIS, or other Mapping software is a plus. Mastery of advanced mapping tools will be taken into special consideration, if there is less experience in other areas.

 

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Will provide analysis and report financial results playing an integral role in the budgeting and forecasting process.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial and operational reporting metrics.
  • Deliver forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results.
  • Documenting complex process flows and building complex financial planning models.
  • Ad hoc projects and financial analysis to support key business decisions and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results.
  • Experience with understanding and documenting complex process flows and building complex financial planning models.
  • Required proficiency in excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups).
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions and demonstrated experience managing such mechanisms to an end result.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital.

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