When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Enterprise Risk Management Group, assisting with the administration of Verizon’s Risk Management program, overseeing policies, processes, people and systems, partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, and regulatory risks. Also, as the subject matter expert, you will take a key role in privacy regulatory compliance, environmental, social and governance (ESG) data validation, and enterprise wide attestations and certifications. These initiatives include developing and conducting risk assessments, documenting processes, workflows, and recommendations. Your work will help us improve our process and come up with ways to make your control environment even stronger. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Conducting risk assessments, capturing controls and mitigations to address risk.
  • Documenting processes / workflows to identify gaps and provide process enhancement recommendations.
  • Assisting with the development, documentation and implementation of privacy frameworks in a manner that fulfills the mission and strategic goals of the organization while complying with regulatory guidance.
  • Tracking metrics and progress to feed sustainability reporting and stakeholder engagement processes and activities.
  • Assisting with development, implementation and maintenance of privacy and data protection policies and standard operating procedures for HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA and other emerging domestic and global privacy laws.
  • Assisting with our overall environmental, social and governance reporting and privacy programs.
  • Using data mining results, statistical analysis and other techniques to assess the effectiveness of system controls and perform testing as needed to identify root-cause issues and formulate improvement recommendations for senior management.
  • Providing the repair of controls that are not functioning as intended; the enhancement of the control environment, to address current and developing threats; and the overall improvement to change control.
  • Managing frequent, ad hoc requests from the business for advice/assistance regarding controls and compliance.
  • Coordinating the certification process of senior leadership attesting that Verizon's financial reports are complete and accurate.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations communicating risks mitigated, and the potential impacts of unmitigated.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a great communicator, winning the trust of team members, internal customers, and external suppliers. No stranger to a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines, you can adapt to changing circumstances, juggle competing priorities, and combine a sense of urgency with due care and attention to detail. You get personal satisfaction from analyzing problems and delivering solutions to improve business processes.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in operational compliance, business controls or Finance.
  • Knowledge of statistics, reporting and analytical tools.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% or less.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or Information.
  • A Professional certification (CIPP, CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE).
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment.
  • Knowledge of privacy and sustainable reporting frameworks.
  • Knowledge of risk frameworks (COSO, NIST, ISO, COBIT etc.)
  • Knowledge of CCPA, GDPR and other emerging privacy laws.
  • Experience with data mining tools and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau).
  • Experience interpreting and implementing policies and processes to ensure a strong control environment.
  • Experience leveraging auditing principles and methods to evaluate policies, processes and systems to identify business risks and control gaps.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analytics and presentation.
  • Knowledge of compliance standards and frameworks including Sarbanes Oxley, SOC 1 (SSAE 18), SOC 2/3 (Trust Services Principles), ISO (27001, 27017).
  • Demonstrated organizational, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with report writing/database.
  • Telecommunications experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.