Apple Sr. Process Improvement Analyst in Austin, Texas

Sr. Process Improvement Analyst

Job Number: 113581020

Austin, Texas, United States

Posted: 13-Mar-2018

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organization and make a positive impact, where you will share in a commitment to excellence by partnering with world-class teammates, all with one unified vision—creating innovative products that delight customers. Finance is about “fueling innovation.” We do this by hiring quality individuals with integrity and personal accountability, who value teamwork, work product excellence and proactive thinking. If you share these values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Process Improvement Analyst in Austin, Texas.

Key Qualifications

  • Background in finance, computer science, mathematics or similar quantitative field with a minimum of 10 years professional experience

  • High level knowledge of GAAP, SOx, general ledger, finance and accounting processes

  • History of driving process improvement, system automation and world class reporting

  • Understanding of statistics: distributions, testing and modeling

  • Database development and administration, scripting language (Python preferred) and data visualization experience using Tableau

  • Advanced Excel User: VBA experience required

  • Ability to juggle many key initiatives at the same time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Ability to lead and motivate other individuals

  • Ability to deliver timely and accurate work product in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, work independently, be a self-starter

  • Experience with SAP preferredDescription

• With the Order-to-Cash and Americas regional teams, drive process improvements, systems enhancements, financial models, operational benchmarks, detailed reporting and analytical packages

• Drive operational, financial, and system continuity and consistency

• Interact with different levels of management and communicate effectively in ambiguous situations

• Develop creative end to end solutions to solve complex business problems ranging from reporting and analytical packages to predictive models

• Drive system automation, process improvements, operational metrics and reporting

• Build and maintain cross-geography relationships and support new geography expansion

• Manage time sensitive tasks and deliverable, and take a proactive approach to ensure deadlines are consistently met

• Partner with Information Systems & Technology, Order-to-Cash, various Finance & Project Management groups to ensure that processes are sustainable, scalable, and produce accurate results

• Work on multiple projects simultaneously, including, but not limited to, geo-expansion, SOX documentation, standardization of processes across regions, systems, complex calculations, etc.


• BBA, BA or BS in Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics or other quantitative discipline

• MBA preferred

Additional Requirements