Financial Analyst, RE&D Finance, Lease

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Jul 7, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200149048

Imagine what you could do here at Apple where new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish! Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as Apple products create value for our customers, the Finance group creates value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you'll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple's growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You'll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company's future. Join us, and you'll have an important role in continuing Apple's legacy of efficiency and success. The RE&D Finance team is seeking an Financial Analyst to help support and drive the accounting and reporting for our global Real Estate & Development team. This role is responsible for real estate lease accounting, external and management reporting, SOX compliance activities and control to ensuring the accuracy of external reporting for real estate leases.

Key Qualifications

  • Bring 5+ years of professional finance experience
  • SOX compliance experience
  • Detailed Knowledge of all aspects of New Lease Accounting (ASC 842) and Reporting
  • Solid understanding and application of the new lease accounting criteria
  • Provide analysis on all lease related B/S and I/S balances
  • Drive resolution on open lease accounting problems across the business
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Build effective business partnerships and be an excellent team player
  • Strong performance in a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Excellent analytical and Excel modeling skills
  • Effective written, verbal and presentation skills; with ability to present to all levels within the organization
  • Experience with enterprise software systems and databases a plus (e.g., SAP and Tririga).
  • Basic understanding of US GAAP


Based in Cupertino, the financial analyst will be responsible for accurate reporting of leases associated with the real estate portfolio, 1200+, around the world for P&L and balance sheet. In this role, the analyst will have a close partnership with Corporate and Retail Real Estate, and GBS to ensure accurate lease accounting worldwide in accordance with ASC 842. This position partners with many cross-functional business partners including Corporate and Retail Real Estate & Development, Technical Accounting, Legal, Tax, Business Assurance, and Apple Shared Service teams around the world. You will: Review initial lease assessment for new leases Review proper treatment for leases (finance vs. operating) Perform various lease analyses (trend analysis, fluctuation analysis,) Provide analysis on all lease related B/S and I/S balances Review and analysis of abstracted lease data Prepare reporting on lease portfolios Month-end close External reporting Assist in SOX compliance Work directly with the Auditors to provide information as it relates to leases Drive system and process improvements

Education & Experience

BA/BS in Accounting or related field CPA a plus

Additional Requirements

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