When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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’ll be in a key role driving complex projects and process improvement initiatives. Utilizing your strong accounting knowledge base, you will apply it to a wide variety of scenarios. You will have opportunities to provide mentorship and leadership to others. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Performing accounting tasks and project assignments utilizing a combination of systems/IT and accounting skills.
  • Leading all aspects of the completion of complex analytical assignments and preparation of accounting related reports.
  • Supporting leadership with analyzing, and reporting on general ledger transactions, and other accounting related projects.
  • Coordinating with the other finance teams to ensure complete and accurate accruals and simplify processes.
  • Leading the company’s efforts to comply with the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley while ensuring compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on the application of accounting principles.
  • Reviewing the work of others and analyzing the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy.
  • Leading reviews for accuracy of journal entries, account reconciliations, and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Leading accounting projects to ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Directing efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group.

Additionally:

  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’re organized, practical, and great at finding ways to simplify complex processes. You have solid accounting knowledge across a variety of topics and the ability to self-direct, run projects and meet deliverables. Providing mentorship and direction to others in an upbeat, positive manner comes naturally to you. Working independently is as comfortable for you as being part of a team.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the preparation of general ledger postings and account reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting best practices, and cross functional accounting impacts.
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, Blackline or related systems and applications.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification.
  • Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of accounting systems and applications.
  • Advanced understanding of report query and design.
  • Proven management skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong written and verbal communications skills.

Additionally:

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).