Senior Analyst-Financial Analysis (Remote)
Madison, WI  / Atlanta, GA  / Detroit, MI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

The Senior Analyst-Financial Analysis plays a key role in assisting the analysis, forecasting, budgeting and management reporting activities of the organization by supporting: monthly financial analysis of segment performance and associated executive review; identification of changes in business conditions; and development of preliminary business case. 

They will be primarily responsible for assembling financial and operational data while ensuring its accuracy and evaluating the data for anomalies from actual trends, budget and forecast.  The Analyst/Sr. Analyst will work closely with the financial analyst managers in assembling the data and must have a strong knowledge of financial reporting and systems so s/he is able to proficiently pull required data from the appropriate sources.  The incumbent will also maintain existing and create new economic/financial computer models used by the analysis team to evaluate complex business decisions.  As such, strong computer skills are required to efficiently assemble and manipulate large volumes of data accurately.
In addition, the processes that this position is responsible for (e.g., functional area, customer segment or product line monthly financial analysis, budgets and consolidation, resource allocation, operations and management reporting, special project analysis and business development activities) rely on multiple teams for key inputs and for delivering monthly analysis and reporting business units.  Therefore, the Analyst/Sr. Analyst must be able to manage relationships, influence workload priorities of others and validate the accuracy and relevance of the data provided.  The Analyst/Sr. Analyst will also assist with special project analysis and provide ongoing back-up support for assigned financial reporting elements (i.e. Payroll, COGS, or maintenance expense) and/or operating unit leadership teams. 
In an advanced role, this position will lead project teams assembled to create tools to solve various analytic and business needs, including but not limited to management reporting, financial analysis, forecasting & budgeting, strategic evaluation & analysis, or business case analysis. 
For the right candidate, this position will provide a strong foundation in core analytic skills that can be leveraged into more advanced analysis activities.
This position has the ability to work remotely in any of the 40+ States in which TDS Telecom operates. Occassional travel as needed to our headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin may be required.
TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to more than 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 2 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

  • Conduct monthly financial analysis for business unit executives and their lead teams. 
    • Assembles financial and operational statistics and evaluates for anomalies from budget and  forecast
    • Prepares financial schedules for executive and corporate review that explain current month performance
  • Report on strategic elements of the business including operational, network, and sales and marketing components.
  • Manage quarterly forecasts and annual budget process for assigned business unit revenues and cost of goods sold.  Work with assigned VP, directors and their teams to develop their forecast/budget models ensuring they accurately reflect business trends.
  • Coordinate and manage revenue reporting for monthly ops package.
  • Continuously identify and evaluate business unit needs.  Perform ad hoc analysis.  Work closely with the appropriate Finance and support groups to ensure business unit’s financial needs are met.
  • Leads initiatives to develop processes and create tools for financial analysis, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting. Integrates new cable acquisitions into reporting processes. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree–OR- 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 2+ years analysis experience.
Other Qualifications
  • Capable of interacting with executives and senior management.
  • Ability to act independently and evaluate alternatives from a broad perspective.
  • Strong knowledge of wide range of analytic tools: trend analysis, price volume analysis, statistics & ratios, industry analysis.
  • Track record of success performing at a high level in a fast-paced demanding environment where you may engage with many people for various special ad hoc reports and analysis.
  • Comfortable working with and articulating financial concepts to department managers and senior executives.
  • Experience preparing business cases to evaluate corporate investment or product strategy scenarios.
Physical Demands and Work Environment.  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. This benefit plan addresses both the immediate and long-term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits, and retirement options, please click here.
At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Benefits at TDS Telecom include: 401(k) match, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 100% tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service, 3 weeks PTO and 10 sick days that accrue day 1, pet insurance, and participation in our Be Good Citizens (Volunteering) Program – 4 hours/quarter for approved volunteer work
Required Education
Required Experience
2+ years
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