Ron Jackson

  • Senior Manager
  • Colleyville, Texas 76034
  • Jan 17, 2018
Full time Financial Services

Personal Summary

Multifaceted, detail-oriented, and results-driven professional with extensive experience in finance and accounting operations management within the telecommunication industry; complemented with strong expertise in financial forecasting and analysis. Effective leader, with outstanding ability to motivate and guide high-performing teams toward the fulfillment of organizational goals and objectives. Armed with proven ability to assess operational effectiveness of controls and procedures as well as provide recommendations on leading practices to ensure compliance with established financial guidelines. Equipped with articulate communication and interpersonal skills in cultivating positive working relationships with all levels of professionals.

Work Experience

Senior Manager
Verizon
  • Assume full responsibility in forecasting, reporting, and analyzing $3B annual Verizon FiOS internet revenue, as well as providing support in identifying gap closures

  • Efficiently interface with marketing and product management in incorporating key assumptions on the forecast

  • Managed the preparation of presentations on financial and operating results to the senior management

  • Serve as the finance lead of the company’s wireline business for forecasting and reporting of key subscriber metrics for more than 6,000,000 customers with broadband, video, and voice services

Key Highlights:

  • Directed a cross-functional team in enhancing the accuracy and timeliness of subscriber forecasts through automation and understanding the needs of business unit leaders’ needs, which reduced forecast process by two days and improved its accuracy

  • Played a vital role in driving revenue and subscriber growth through exceptional analysis, while managing the key aspects of financial planning and analysis, including operational reporting and forecasting, as well as variance analysis

Manager
Verizon
  • Planned and executed complex financial model to predict more than $2.5B on annual broadband revenues, over $2B on long-distance revenues, and $200M on marketing communications expense to ensure alignment of business plans with financial objectives

  • Initiated a new product report to monitor $180M on key growth initiatives of company’s wireline business, which was used by executives to measure the progress and effectiveness of initiatives

  • Handled the forecasting and reporting of the profit and loss statement for the long-distance business

Key Highlights:

  • Created value added services report on $200M in annual revenue, which enabled product managers to assess the performance of their individual products

  • Received commendation from the senior management for identifying $20M of unrecorded revenue by generating a report for accurate revenue recognition

Education

Master of Arts in Economics
California State University
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Brigham Young University