Job Responsibilities : Verizon Lead Accountant (Hybrid/Remote Jobs)
Salary : Competitive Salary
Company : Verizon
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!
Assisting with the monthly close process and projects.
Performing analytical assignments and preparing accounting reports.
Preparing and improving assigned monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and analyzing and interpreting data.
Providing subject matter knowledge on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Engaging the team and prioritizing for project management of related initiatives.
Leading accounting projects.
Ensuring the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of financial data.
Identifying and driving implementation of process improvement opportunities for Accounting, working closely with internal teams or service providers.
Handling resolution of inquiries and critical issues from internal customers.
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.
Working as a project manager to plan and structure work activities and set deadlines.
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 organized, analytical, and have the ability to identify process improvements. You have solid accounting knowledge across a variety of topics with the ability to self-direct, manage projects and meet deliverables. You are developing your management and leadership skills through assigned and self-driven projects and assignments. Working independently is as comfortable for you as being part of a team.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience in the preparation of general ledger postings and account reconciliations.
Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and accounting standard methodologies.
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, CPM/Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, Blackline or related systems and applications.
Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics.
CPA certification (or are in the process of getting certified).
Experience in continuous improvement initiatives and root cause analysis.
Good attention to detail and Good written and verbal communications skills.
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.