What you’ll be doing...

The Finance Organization

At Verizon, we are building a world-class Finance organization. We have begun a comprehensive program to streamline processes, enhance systems, realign the organization and add opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. This is the kind of work we do. We want to build leading Finance practices within Verizon, setting the stage to become the place any Finance professional wants to work. You can become a catalyst for change. This role will support the Finance Transformation Office.

Project management is the art of making things happen. Our Project Managers will interact with Finance personnel across all lines of business on a regular basis. The successful candidate will also forge relationships with members of our Human Resources teams, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations and Real Estate.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maps and designs processes, monitors and drives the change. Decides and drives standards across Verizon Finance.
  • Develops detailed business cases and process flow maps for their specific process
  • Provides sponsorship, process design oversight and assessment of relevant metrics and process operations, focusing on quality assurance and continuing process integrity
  • Manages high visibility strategic projects
  • Forges cross-functional partnerships to get the work done
  • Creates detailed project plans and communicate business updates
  • Identifies global resource requirements and pull in the right people
  • Develops, reviews, and continuously improves processes
  • Monitors project progress, anticipate and reducing risk
  • Gains buy-in from stakeholders and those that will implement changes
  • Implements organizational and process improvements
  • Directs projects to ensure the successful development and execution of initiatives
  • Ongoing evaluation of performance and continuous improvement
  • Presents and communicates to all levels of the business

People come to you for advice and counsel. You are a highly effective communicator and listen with both your eyes and ears. You value diverse perspectives and seek out different points of view when trying to solve a complex problem. Obstacles are puzzles you’d like to solve. You’re not afraid to speak your mind and know it’s better to call attention to something before it gets out of hand. You have a sense of urgency and deliver on-time, on-budget results. You keep the big picture in focus as you manage the details on the way to the finish line.

You’re an organized and influential leader who thrives in a fast-paced changing environment. You keep the big picture in sight as you manage day to day. You have a sense of urgency and deliver on-time results. Teams look to you for guidance and leadership. You are a highly effective communicator and listen with both your eyes and ears. You are the glue that holds projects and project teams together.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite with focus on Excel and PowerPoint.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Experience as a people leader.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to focus on the details.
  • A professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA).
  • Advanced knowledge and technical acumen for the analysis of business results.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Knowledge in the design of inquiries and reports.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of financial systems and applications.
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis, and project management.
  • Experience in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance.
  • Experience in the usage of OBIEE, Tableau, SQL, and/or similar.
  • Certification in PMP.
  • Willingness to travel.

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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