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.

The Accounting position is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Lead internal controls related assessments and reviews at management's request.
  • Perform QA reviews of management testing of internal controls to ensure compliance with the required SOX test plans and documentation requirements.
  • Work with process owners to assess the risk related to SOX control findings.
  • Develop remediation plans, timelines for retesting, and ensure documentation requirements are met.
  • Lead process reviews to evaluate current business practices, internal control structure, existing SOX documentation, and implement any necessary changes.
  • Conduct specific analysis as assigned.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and behavior changes leading to a more effective control environment.
  • Utilize ACL or other continuous monitoring tools available to enhance analysis.
  • Support Process Transformation goals by reviewing Verizon Lean Six Sigma (VLSS) projects, as assigned, in order to address any impacts to controls.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience working in an audit/accounting/finance role
  • Proficiency in SOX 404 requirements
  • Experience evaluating SOX requirements; identifying controls, control gap analysis, and evaluating testing effectiveness
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


    Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CMA)
  • Working knowledge of Verizon's systems and of Verizon's control environment
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management

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.