What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be driving and leading various accounting projects for EMEA Region. You’ll be providing your expertise and guidance on various projects that will ensuring the accuracy and efficiency that our Finance team is known for. You’ll part of creating a great environment within your team by providing clarity, direction and feedback. And you’ll be on constant lookout for ways to use technology to streamline our processes. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Oversees and leads the completion of various accounting projects.
  • Supports the Director, EMEA and International Reporting with the projects.
  • Coordinates cross functionally to ensure successful delivery of the assigned projects.
  • Interacts with stakeholders from within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate and timely fashion to inquiries related to the projects activities.
  • Maintains on‐going interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters.
  • Leads accounting projects to ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Directs efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group; leverages system and technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Plans and structures work activities and sets deadlines for the projects. Subsequently monitors the progress and results.

What we’re looking for...

You’re organized and practical, and great at finding ways to make complex processes simpler. You know accounting both US GAAP, and local GAAP/IFRS accounting inside out, but you’re also an effective and inspiring manager. People look to you for your expertise—but they look up to you for your leadership.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Experience in managing accounting projects across multiple EMEA countries and currencies.
  • Direct project management experience, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing of projects.
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, CPM/Essbase, and Blackline.
  • Understanding of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles both US GAAP, and local GAAP/IFRS.
  • Experience designing and implementing accounting systems, running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Accounting degree; BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related experience.
  • CPA certification (or local equivalent such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA).
  • Big 4 Accounting/Advisory/Audit experience.
  • Bilingual skills.
  • Demonstrated Shared Service Center experience within a global, publicly traded company.
  • Understanding of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance.
  • Experience running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry.
  • Experience in leading by influence.
  • Team, organizational planning skills, sound judgment, high sense of urgency, attention to detail and strong time management.
  • Familiar with international business & accounting practices and processes including local statutory reporting in EMEA IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel.

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.