What you’ll be doing...

This manager position will be on the income tax accounting team which has responsibility for the quarterly income tax accounting close process and $6B annual tax provision for Verizon. This involves research of tax technical accounting policies, recording tax entries, various financial reporting responsibilities and internal controls. The candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, be analytical and be able to manage deadlines. The candidate should also possess the ability to work equally well independently or while interfacing with a team. We promote innovation and growth by developing our employees and maximizing technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and reviewing the income tax provision, utilizing OneSource Tax Provision, for various Verizon entities by applying knowledge of ASC 740 especially in the areas of effective tax rate, uncertain tax positions, deferred income tax, valuation allowance, and purchase accounting.
  • Reviewing and analyzing quarterly tax account reconciliation and/or roll-forwards of current payable and/or deferred tax accounts.
  • Streamlining and optimizing tax processes through the use of various digital finance tools, including Alteryx, Tableau and other technologies.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with various enterprise functions within Verizon in order to gain compliance, accounting and reporting efficiencies.
  • Monitoring tax legislation and emerging issues in U.S. GAAP accounting standards and performing related tax research including analysis of cash and effective tax rate impacts.
  • Participate in tax planning initiatives and mergers and acquisitions to evaluate and report income tax impacts.
  • Projecting, maintaining and monitoring all current and deferred tax accounts for assigned Schedule Ms, assessing effective tax rate and deferred tax impact.
  • Establish, document and maintain process flows and descriptions and the applicable related internal controls as required by Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Preparation of income tax information for Verizon Annual Report, 10-Ks and 10-Qs and Separate Audited and Unaudited Financial Statements.
  • Calculate and record federal return to provision true-up and federal audit settlements.
  • Ensure accuracy of deferred tax reporting by reviewing cumulative deferred tax balances.

What we’re looking for...

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
  • CPA or Masters in Accounting or Taxation is desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a public and/or corporate tax accounting environment.
  • Strong tax accounting background with a comprehensive knowledge of ASC 740
  • Experience with OneSource Tax Provision, HFM, PeopleSoft, SAP, S4 HANA, PMR, BPC, Alteryx and Tableau.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication 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.

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