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 will be working on a variety of accounting activities such as assisting with the monthly close process, performing analytical assignments, preparing accounting related reports and providing knowledge on processes or issues to the assigned team and work stream. Also, you will coordinate the recording of month end accounting activity and perform analysis and coordinate with partners to resolve any differences. Our finance team is the best in the business—so come be part of the team that keeps our financial operations accurate, compliant, and running like clockwork.

  • Analyzing and interpreting reports for managers providing recommendations to guide business decisions.
  • Fielding escalations from internal customers or delivery partners and responding to customer inquiries, ensuring issue and error resolution.
  • Leading reviews for accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Maintaining records for routine accounting transactions.
  • Preparing reconciliations of accounts, actively investigating reconciling items to resolve timely.
  • Engaging clients and users in defining accounting business processes supported by process changes or system solutions and using business cases for full development of business requirements and needs.
  • Supporting developing, implementing, and maintaining, procedures and policies for the accounting function.
  • Acting as a project manager for small to medium sized projects, directing a team of peers and subordinates in a matrix organization.
  • Comparing system outputs with daily input verifying for accuracy and resolving discrepancies.
  • 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.

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 analytical, organized, and detail oriented. A self-starter and quick learner who can work independently, but you’re also great to have on a team. You can communicate well with internal and external partners alike. You’re no stranger to a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines, and you adapt to changing priorities and balance multiple projects with ease. You take a lot of pride in your work, and that’s why people count on you to deliver.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the preparation of General Ledgers, Fixed Assets Accounting, Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, Blackline or related accounting systems and applications.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office, including Excel.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification (or in process of getting certified).
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry.

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

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.