What you’ll be doing...

You will lead a team of accountants to ensure the appropriateness and accuracy of the monthly accounting in compliance with GAAP and FASB requirements. You will also take a leading role in the company’s efforts to comply with the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley. Conducting the documentation of complex accounting projects, you will ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations. Your work will help us improve our process and come up with ways to make your control environment even stronger. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining systems, procedures and policies by leveraging technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Leading a team of accountants responsible for assisting with the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to maintenance and general accounting functions.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to support the proper treatment for business transactions.
  • Identifying and driving improvement opportunities for Accounting and working closely with either internal teams or service providers (if any) to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented.
  • Handling escalations from internal customers and responses to customer inquiries, ensuring issue and error resolution while analyzing issue drivers and taking mitigating actions.
  • Overseeing the scheduling of the monthly data programs and ensuring all information is properly updated and mapped.
  • Interpreting reports and records for managers, making recommendations on possible courses of action.
  • Interacting with stakeholders from within and outside of the Accounting organization.
  • Leading reviews for accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a top-notch supervisor—you can organize your team and give clear direction, while staying flexible to deal with unexpected hiccups. You’re a great communicator, winning the trust of team members, internal customers, and external suppliers. No stranger to a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines, you can adapt to changing circumstances, juggle competing priorities, and combine a sense of urgency with due care and attention to detail. You get personal satisfaction from analyzing problems and delivering solutions to improve business processes.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and/or Blackline.
  • Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Access.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification (or are in the process of getting certified).
  • Advanced understanding of report query and design using Access, Excel or other software products.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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