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...

At Verizon, we have built a world-class Accounting organization. And it just keeps getting better! We’re a collaborative team that adds significant value to our stakeholders through advanced data analytics, driving business insights, identifying and implementing improvements through a wide array of digital finance automation and visualization tools, as well as supporting enterprise-wide system implementations.

We are at the forefront of operationalizing new business initiatives. We focus on providing opportunities for our team members to develop in their careers through offering new challenges, networking, and identifying opportunities for professional growth through training and continuous feedback. Your opinion matters – we have a continuous improvement mindset and we welcome team members to bring new skills and ideas!

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining systems, procedures and policies by using technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Leading a team of accountants responsible for assisting with the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to maintenance and general accounting functions.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to support the accurate treatment for business transactions.
  • Identifying and driving improvement opportunities for Accounting and working closely with either internal teams or service providers (if any) to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented.
  • Handling partner concerns from internal customers and responses to customer inquiries, ensuring issue and error resolution while analyzing issue drivers and taking mitigating actions.
  • Leading all aspects of the scheduling of the monthly data programs and ensuring all information is accurately updated and mapped.
  • Interpreting reports and records for managers, making recommendations on possible courses of action.
  • Interacting with partners from within and outside of the Accounting organization.
  • Leading reviews for accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

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 an outstanding supervisor—you can coordinate your team and give clear direction, while staying flexible to take care of unexpected hiccups. You’re a great communicator, winning the trust of team members, internal customers, and external suppliers. No stranger to a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines, you can adapt to changing circumstances, balance opposing priorities, and combine a sense of urgency with due care and attention to detail. You get personal satisfaction from analyzing problems and delivering solutions to improve business processes.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications including SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and/or Blackline.
  • Knowledge of FASB and SEC requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, tax reporting and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Access.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification (or are in the process of getting certified).
  • Knowledge of report query and design using Access, Excel or other software products.

Additionally:

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.