What you’ll be doing...

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. 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.

You will report to the Senior Manager responsible for the Account to Report process improvements. The purpose of this role is to support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives through general ledger integration efforts, streamlining and improving Accounting processes and integration of new acquisitions into Verizon’s Accounting system landscape. You will also develop and maintain strong relationships across the business units to implement and standardize processes.

Support the design and implementation of standardized global Account to Report processes for the Accounting and Close process including:

  • Lead cross functional teams in the design, development and implementation of financial processes.

  • Help define requirements needed by Accounting for implementation in our integrated 1ERP system.

  • Work with Business and IT to implement requirements into 1ERP system.

  • Test 1ERP system to ensure requirements are complete and system is populating data accurately.

  • Perform independent and objective evaluations of financial processes.

  • Redesign existing processes, assess and establish key process controls.

  • Ensure the consistency and completeness of design and implementation for end to end processes.

  • Analyze results or metrics and meet with key subject matter experts to help identify potential improvements or evaluate different alternate solutions, including recommending process changes, system enhancements or other automation options.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships across the business units to implement and standardize processes. Communicate effectively with process owners to facilitate the completion and tracking of initiatives.

  • Work with new Verizon Acquisitions to understand Accounting systems and processes to integrate into Verizon.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft tools, including Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or relevant fields.

  • Six or more years of accounting experience.

  • Professional certifications (e.g. CPA).

  • Experience with SAP, specifically S4 HANA and Analysis for Office

  • Experience with digital finance tools supporting automation like those listed above (RPA, NLG, NLP) and other scripting languages (Java, Python, etc.).

  • Accounting close processes experience.

  • Experience with data analysis and report creation in Tableau and Qlik.

  • Experience interfacing with IT, Accounting and various functions, as well as various levels of management.

  • Experience with the design and implementation of accounting systems and applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; well-developed analytical and interpretive skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.

  • Knowledge of technology or telecommunications industry.

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.

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