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Manager - External Reporting

United States, New Jersey, Basking Ridge
June 23, 2022

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...

As our Manager, you will be primarily responsible for performing complex financial analysis and the preparation of periodic filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), primarily Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, as well as other ad hoc projects that require externally reported financial information. You will supervise the team, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.

  • Supervise a team responsible for the preparation of periodic filings with the SEC (primarily Forms 10-K and 10-Q), including statements, footnotes, Management's Discussion and Analysis and XBRL tagging.
  • Performing complex analysis on the company's financial statements and operating results related to the preparation of periodic filings with the SEC, primarily Forms 10-K and 10-Q, including footnotes and Management's Discussion and Analysis.
  • Analyzing the results of the company's businesses and ensuring that the results are accurately communicated to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working with corporate accounting and accounting policy teams to analyze transactions that the company enters into and determine proper accounting treatment / disclosure in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Working autonomously to develop solutions to complex accounting / disclosure issues and make recommendations to management.
  • Collaborating with Investor Relations, Legal, Treasury and the business units to ensure consistent and accurate reporting of results and messaging to external stakeholders.
  • Evaluating and analyzing the company's disclosures in our periodic SEC filings as compared to the required disclosures as prescribed in the U.S. GAAP checklist.
  • Utilize a detailed understanding of U.S. GAAP to evaluate whether specific accounting and disclosure requirements apply to the company.
  • Working independently to address and resolve questions / concerns raised by the external auditors.
  • Researching technical accounting issues and evaluating the disclosure impact related to new events and activities, as well as the impact of new accounting standard updates, as needed.
  • Assisting in the analysis of strategic transactions.

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'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant.
  • Four or more years of experience working in public accounting or SEC reporting experience.

Even better if you have:

  • MBA.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines in compressed time periods.
  • Experience in a large ERP environment.
  • Working knowledge of the complexities of a large global company and ability to operate within a matrix environment.

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 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.