What you’ll be doing...

What you’ll be doing…

You’ll be a part of the team charged with successful delivery of a key strategic initiative. You’ll be a key contributor in organizing the team’s work, ensuring the accuracy and efficiency that our Finance team is known for. You’ll also be part of creating a great environment for the team by providing clarity, your expertise 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—because here, better matters.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Engages the team and establishes priorities for project management of EMEA Accounting transformation
  • Leads complex accounting & compliance projects with little or no direction and by influence
  • Plans, structures and sets deadlines for work activities for your team and team’s projects. Subsequently, monitors the progress and results of activities.
  • Oversees the completion of complex analytical assignments/projects and preparation of accounting related reports.
  • Leads accounting projects to ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Provides subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to support the proper treatment of business transactions for both US and applicable countries
  • Supports Sr. Manager, EMEA Accounting with key strategic initiatives such as EMEA Transformation along with accounting, analyzing, and reporting on general ledger transactions.
  • Interacts with stakeholders from within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate and timely fashion to inquiries related to the group’s projects/activities.
  • Maintains on‐going interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to the projects’ objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters.
  • Key contributor to the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to the maintenance and/or reconciliation of accounting records.
  • Coordinates and oversees activities relative to internal controls, documentation and testing and segregation of duties (Sarbanes Oxley or local equivalent, where applicable)
  • Possesses sufficient accounting acumen to review the work of others and analyzes the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy related to general accounting.
  • Contributes efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group; leverages system and technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Effectively engages to successfully complete multiple and diverse projects; is accountable for the related accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy of the work product.

What we’re looking for...

What we’re looking for…

You’re organized and practical, and great at finding ways to make complex processes simpler. You know 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:

  • Relevant work experience.
  • Large or medium size company accounting experience
  • Excellent English, both written and verbal
  • Direct project management experience, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing of projects
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, especially by influencing others
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, CPM/Essbase, and Blackline
  • Good team, organizational planning skills, sound judgment, calm but work with a high sense of urgency, attention to detail and strong time management
  • Familiar with international business & accounting practices and processes including local statutory reporting in IFRS and US GAAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

    Even better if you have:

  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Fluency in other languages used in EMEA
  • CPA certification (or local equivalent such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
  • Big 4 Accounting/Advisory/Audit experience
  • Experience managing a team of professionals.
  • Experience managing the activities across multiple countries within the Region and with experience of transitioning activities
  • Demonstrated Shared Service Center experience within a global, publicly traded company
  • Understanding of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance
  • Experience designing and implementing accounting systems, running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry

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.