Apple Senior Financial Analyst-G&A Finance in Santa Clara Valley, California

Senior Financial Analyst-G&A Finance

Job Number: 86416437

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 17-Jul-2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Apple is seeking to fill a position within the G&A Finance Team to support the Litigation and Finance Departments, as well as other G&A areas. The size and complexity of Apple’s Legal and Finance Divisions is scaling in line with the Company’s explosive growth. This role is key to driving excellence in our key processes, and has many opportunities to provide insightful financial information, analysis and insights to key stakeholders across the Company. This is a high visibility role in which the individual will get a chance to partner with key finance leadership across Apple. This position will report to the Legal Finance Manager with dotted line responsibility to the Legal Finance Director.

Key Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical/problem-solving skills, and attention to detail skills, and the ability to work with cross-functional teams across many levels of management.

  • Strong background in Accounting and Finance with experience managing operating expenses.

  • The ideal candidate is: Highly motivated, experienced working in teams and collaboratively with technical resources; has been a key driver behind automation; and is a strategic thinker with the ability to see the big picture while working with ambiguity and uncertainty. The candidate should also have the ability to prioritize and respond quickly as well as work under pressure.


Serve as FP&A lead for the Finance and Litigation departments, responsible for forecasting and managing spend, headcount and capital expenditures for key functions within the Company.

Create strong business partnerships with senior leaders in the Litigation and Finance groups.

Provide reports for business partners to enable them to manage their budgets and headcount effectively and in accordance with annual plan.

Work closely with the key Litigation Attorneys and Finance leadership to develop the annual plan and monthly forecasts in line with corporate planning & forecasting guidelines.

Refine existing forecasting processes and models to drive accurate forecasting.

Develop analytics and other ad hoc reporting that provide meaningful insights to the efficiency of spend on Litigation Matters and across the Finance Division.

Manage accruals for quarterly close, ensuring adherence to SOX requirements for the substantiation of accruals; further develop and maintain a complex accrual model for Litigation matters.

Review actuals to ensure correct accounting treatment and requesting journal entries when necessary.

Review purchase orders and headcount requisitions to ensure adherence to budgets and internal policies.

Analyze the existing processes, tools and deliverables for effectiveness and ease of use, help drive scalable systems that integrate with other financial systems and eBilling tool, leverage data to deliver a level of detail that helps the business. Utilize data for annual budgeting, monthly forecasting and quarter end close.


Education/Experience: The ideal candidate will have a undergraduate degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance with a minimum of 4 years of experience. (MBA and/or CPA preferred)

Additional Requirements