What you’ll be doing...

Leading the team charged with overseeing various accounting responsibilities, you’ll be organizing and supervising the team’s work, ensuring the accuracy and efficiency that our Finance team is known for. You’ll guide your team to consistently pursue technology solutions to streamline our processes. You’ll also be creating a great environment for your team by providing clarity, direction and feedback. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Assisting with the operations of the department and providing leadership to direct and indirect reports.
  • Building a strong team through recruiting, staffing, professional development, coaching, and/or corrective action as needed.
  • Effectively engaging the team through delegation to successfully complete multiple and diverse deliverables.
  • Leading the effort for developing the skills and experience of your staff.
  • Directing efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group.
  • Reviewing staff's work and analyzing the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensuring the team’s understanding of and compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, GAAP, and Verizon Accounting Policy requirements.
  • Leading accounting projects to ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Planning and structuring work activities and setting deadlines for your team; monitoring the progress and results of team activities.
  • Overseeing the completion of complex analytical assignments and preparation of accounting related reports.
  • Supporting leadership with accounting, analyzing, and reporting on general ledger transactions.
  • Coordinating closely with the other finance teams to ensure complete and accurate accruals and simplify processes.
  • Interacting with internal and external stakeholders regarding objectives, deliverables, and resource allocation.
  • Contributing to the overall management strategy of the Accounting organization.

The Corporate Accounting team is the global professional practices group within Verizon. Your position is expected to contribute to these areas:

  • Participate in strategic initiatives, new product offerings, partnerships/joint ventures and other key drivers of Verizon’s future growth.
  • Assist senior management with making critical business decisions by providing the proper accounting treatment and impact analysis.
  • Accelerate transformation and change, create best practices and drive continuous process improvement.
  • Work with department and business leaders on front-end process ideas, solutions and change.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establish, maintain and support compliance with company-wide accounting policies.
  • Research accounting issues and prepare accounting documentation to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Review and provide technical guidance for material transactions and complex accounting issues.
  • Support implementation of new accounting standards and internal controls.
  • Provide guidance and support other finance and business unit initiatives.
  • Support quarterly close process and related disclosures.
  • Interact with the Company's external auditors.

What we’re looking for...

You’re organized, practical, and great at finding ways to simplify complex processes. You have solid accounting knowledge across a variety of topics. You are also an effective manager and inspiring leader. People look to you for your expertise—but they look up to you for your leadership.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Managed a team of professionals.
  • Experience in the preparation and review of General Ledger postings and account reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of FASB, SEC requirements, Sarbanes Oxley, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting best practices, cross functional accounting impacts, and tax reporting requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with accounting systems and applications including SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, Blackline or related systems and applications.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification.
  • Project management experience, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing of projects.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience or proficiency in (SQL) Structured Query Language to manage, develop and maintain databases or applications.
  • Experience designing and implementing accounting systems, running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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