What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be a part of the team charged with successful delivery of a key strategic initiative. As a key contributor for EMEA Accounting Transformation, you’ll be using your expertise to create and execute accounting processes, analyze data, advise the team, and support your colleagues. Our finance team is the best in the business, so come be part of the team that keeps our financial operations accurate, compliant, and running like clockwork!

Your main responsibilities will be to assist with EMEA Transformation activities, the monthly close process and any other ad hoc projects.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Engaging the Accounting team and establishing priorities in relation to the EMEA Accounting transformation.
  • Leading complex accounting and compliance projects, with little or no direction.
  • Planning and structuring work activities and setting deadlines. Subsequently monitoring progress on tasks.
  • Performing complex analytical assignments.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to support the proper treatment of business transactions for applicable countries.
  • Interacting with key stakeholders outside of accounting.
  • Reviewing and enhancing processes such as monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, and assisting with researching differences.
  • Using financial accounting experience and acumen to analyze and interpret data, and make any recommendations on possible courses of action as appropriate.
  • Successfully completing multiple and diverse deliverables, taking accountability for the completeness and accuracy of work.
  • Ensuring the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Ensuring adequate controls are in place over financial processes and results.
  • Ensuring compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Identifying opportunities for systems and process improvements, and working closely with internal teams or service providers to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented.

What we’re looking for...

You’ve got accounting expertise, you’re great at making plans, giving advice, and leading amongst your peers. You are comfortable managing data from multiple sources. You can describe complex accounting concepts in a simple way, and you work well across functions.

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience in a role that has involved Financial Accounting
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for European countries or IFRS.
  • Experience in the preparation of general ledgers and report query and design for multiple countries.
  • Experience of working within a multinational company.

Even better if you have:

  • Proficiency in a European language other than English
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, CPM/Essbase, and Blackline
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA certification (or similar)
  • Big 4 Accounting/Advisory/Audit experience
  • Demonstrated Shared Service Center experience
  • Understanding of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance
  • Experience in running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis
  • Experience gained whilst working in the IT or Telecommunications industry

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.