Responsibilities

At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function at our Center for Excellence in Lake Mary, FL. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

This position supports the Fixed Asset Accounting function. The position reports to the Manager Fixed Asset Accounting.  Majority of the responsibilities will be to assist the manager with the monthly close process.  Specific responsibilities include:

  •  Overall responsibility for the recording of fixed asset accounting records which could include lease accounting, property, plant and equipment, software or labor.
  • Leads and directs a team of accountants responsible for assisting with the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to the maintenance and/or reconciliation of accounting records.  
  • Support the Manager with accounting, analyzing, and reporting on fixed asset transactions.
  • Reviews and/or prepares transactions for entry, posts entries upon approval, collects and evaluates data, conducts analysis, and prepares reports.
  • Performs complex analytical assignments and prepares accounting related reports. Majority of the functions will be to assist senior level accounting professionals with the month and year end close.
  • Interprets reports and records for managers, making recommendations on possible courses of action.
  • Possesses sufficient accounting acumen to review their staff's work and analyzes the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy related to general accounting
  • Interacts with stakeholders from within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate and timely fashion to inquiries related to the group’s activities.
  • Maintains ongoing interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters.
  • Supervises the day to day input of transactions in the general ledger and related interfaces and prepares basic financial reports.
  • Prepares account reconciliations of fixed asset accounts.
  • Leads reviews for accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Compares system outputs with daily input verifying for accuracy and resolves discrepancies.
  • Supervises the maintenance of records for routine accounting transactions and leads the review and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Works with the General Ledger Accounting Manager to ensure the appropriateness and accuracy of the monthly accounting in compliance with GAAP and FASB requirements.
  • Conducts the documentation of complex accounting projects. Ensures compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Directs efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group.  Leverages system and technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Plans and structures work activities and sets deadlines for their team. Subsequently monitors the progress and results of team activities.
  • Responsible for recruiting, staffing, professional development and/or disciplinary action as needed and provides input to management on their team's overall performance.
  • Leads efforts for developing the skills and experience of their staff.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Requires BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience.
  • Employees/Candidates with professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA) are required.
  • 4+ years of directly related professional experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and Blackline.
  • Strong knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices. Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint; strong written and oral communications skills.

Preferred

  • Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry

Our business is fuelled by our passion for delivering unprecedented results for customers in over 52 countries. Throughout the world, we’re helping to create a better future – transforming how doctors battle cancer, rescue workers save lives, and people, businesses and communities interact with one another. If you have the drive, talent, energy and commitment to join over 180,000 like-minded people who are unlocking this positive potential of technology, we’ll support you every step of the way. Whether that’s through competitive compensation, award-winning training, or benefits so comprehensive we call them Total Rewards.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.