What you’ll be doing...

As a seasoned accountant in the Tax department, your analytical skills will be put to use to ensure complete and accurate accruals of indirect tax liability accounts such as sales tax, gross receipts tax, and regulatory-type tax. Your main focus will be to:

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations
  • Ensure that expenses are accurately reflected in the appropriate accounts through detailed monthly analysis and alignment with expected results
  • Manage and adhere to all SOX controls
  • Coordinate quarterly reporting of cash taxes paid for 10Q/10K financial statement reporting
  • Forecast projected liabilities and ensure tax accounts have the appropriate balances
  • Work closely with Tax Compliance groups to prepare annual budgets and resolve account reconciliation issues as they arise
  • Work closely with internal and independent auditors
  • Identify/formulate improvements to methodologies in use in the account reconciliation and other accounting processes, including the use of robotics
  • Handle special projects
  • Review and assign GL accounts for tax types used by billing systems
  • Perform monthly journal entries

What we’re looking for...

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 6 plus years of accounting experience/relevant tax and/or related business experience, with an emphasis on tax account reconciliations
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of work-product accuracy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines during the month-end accounting closing process
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, self-starter with strong PC skills and a proficiency in data manipulation involving the use of pivot tables

    Desired Skills & Experience

  • An understanding of telecommunications tax compliance is extremely desired but not required
  • Prior experience of SAP and PeopleSoft financial systems, and Blackline; a Sarbanes-Oxley account reconciliation tool, is a plus
  • Prior experience with FAS5 reserve reporting
  • Working knowledge of artificial intelligence (“BOTS”) technical skills

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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