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What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team, assisting with the governance and administration of Verizon’s Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) controls and disclosures. In this role you will be participating in policies, processes, people and controls to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks associated with ESG disclosures. As a subject matter expert, you will partner with business leaders and take a key role in developing Verizon’s ESG compliance and controls program. You will be designing and assessing business controls for operating effectiveness, developing and conducting risk assessments, documenting processes and workflows all while providing recommendations on how to reduce risk and strengthen Verizon’s control environment. You will need to think and act strategically to enhance Verizon’s compliance with newly enacted SEC disclosure requirements. This includes a focus on supporting the business, assessing controls, driving process improvements, and transparent reporting to executive management.

  • Supporting the development of an enterprise wide ESG disclosure governance program to ensure all metrics disseminated to the public are complete and accurate.
  • Developing internal reporting, dashboards, and other communications to provide real time status updates of compliance initiatives.
  • Monitoring and evaluating active business controls to help ensure that metrics are calculated and reported appropriately.
  • Assessing potential process or compliance risks associated with current ESG disclosures.
  • Developing and implementing IT general controls and application controls to ensure ESG data is complete and accurate.
  • Making recommendations to management on how to reduce risk associated with ESG disclosures.
  • Providing training to professional staff on business operational controls, data integrity, and the importance of complete and accurate reporting.
  • Working with key stakeholders throughout the enterprise to design and implement new business operational controls to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring adequate coverage of significant risks through delegation of resources for the monitoring and review of standard reports, risk model analysis and associated field work.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations communicating the results of controls testing.
  • Developing digital tools to streamline and automate internal control processes where applicable.
  • Managing frequent ad-hoc requests from the business for advice and assistance regarding controls and compliance.

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a great listener, a highly-effective communicator and agile project team member. You understand that a rigorous control environment can help an organization meet its objectives in operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting and compliance with laws, regulations and policies. You are comfortable developing new processes and programs to meet business objectives.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • A professional certification (CPA, CMA, CIA, CISA, CFE, PMP).
  • Experience in operational assurance, business controls or audit.
  • Experience in developing and executing audit/test procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience with controls design and evaluation.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

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

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Information Systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience designing and implementing controls governance frameworks and compliance programs.
  • Experience working in the telecom industry.
  • Experience in executive reporting.
  • Knowledge of SASB and TCFD reporting standards.
  • Experience in solving complex problems by leveraging analytics to provide automated and efficient solutions.
  • Knowledge of the COSO framework or other methods to evaluate controls, policies, processes and systems.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.