Accounting Manager - Corporate Accounting

Responsibilities

Join the Verizon Finance Team - a world-class global organization & valued business partner in driving decisions that increase revenues, drive operational efficiencies and maximize shareholder value.

Fixed Assets Accounting Operations
Review & deliver all monthly reports
Supervise period-end closings, including consolidation/reporting
Analyze data and recommend courses of action
Coordinate SOX compliance & physical asset verification
Assess effectiveness of services delivered by 3rd party providers/vendors against established SLAs
Oversee supplemental reporting & quarterly analysis for key stakeholders, external reporting entities and auditors
Process and Improvements
Identify opportunities to fully leverage accounting systems & applications
Monitor adherence to relevant processes & controls
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Intercompany Accounting Operations
Coordinate monthly allocation process and lead all interactions with key stakeholders
Analyze data and make recommendations on possible courses of action
Maintain accountability for the accounting treatment, completeness & accuracy
Assess effectiveness of services delivered by 3rd party providers/vendors against established SLAs
Process and Improvements
Establish and then improve accounting processes to safeguard enterprise assets
Maintain adequate controls over financial processes & results
Identify opportunities to fully leverage accounting systems & applications
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Revenue Accounting Operations
Review, analyze & finalize monthly Revenue reports to ensure completeness & accuracy
Analyze data and make recommendations on courses of action
Assess effectiveness of services delivered by 3rd party providers/vendors against established SLAs
Resolve issues by analyzing root causes and taking corrective actions
Process and Improvements
Identify opportunities to fully leverage accounting systems & applications to provide timely, accurate information and to safeguard enterprise assets
Maintain adequate controls over financial processes & results
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Functional Leadership (Fixed Assets, Intercompany Accounting, Revenue Accounting)
Assist in establishing required linkages to the global Finance organization
Contribute to creating the overall management strategy of the Accounting organization
Interpret & direct accounting policy
Recruit, train, develop staff
Determine acceptable staffing levels & establish departmental budgets
Identify & drive improvement opportunities for Accounting and work closely with internal teams and/or service providers to ensure improvement are implemented

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent work experience
Professional certification (e.g. CPA)
6+ years of directly related experience with a strong management background, including audit experience
Proven function and process management skills
Extensive knowledge of FASB & SEC requirements, GAAP, tax reporting and accounting practices
Experience working with I.T. to design and implement accounting systems & applications
Advanced understanding of report query & design
Strong knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, Peoplesoft, Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and/or Blackline
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint
Strong written and oral communications skills

Preferred Skills and Experience
Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent
Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management
Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards

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.