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Vets Jobs: Accountant - Corporate Accounting Policy

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Accountant - Corporate Accounting Policy


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Basking Ridge, NJ 



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For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets.


Why Work at Verizon


Verizon, a $125+ billion, Fortune 20, Global Technology Company, is looking for exceptional Big 4 and Top Regional public accountants to join their Corporate Finance team, a training ground for Verizon’s future Finance Leaders.  The goal is to expose those select professionals to multiple Verizon businesses to gain an understanding of the structure, operations, opportunities and challenges facing the company.


Verizon is a Global Leader in Technology Services and Products.  Candidates selected into the department will be mentored to become tomorrow’s Accounting, Finance, Operations and Business Leaders within Verizon.  Combining several years of public accounting experience with first-hand insight into the complexity of Verizon’s operations and business initiatives gained from your assignment on the Corporate Accounting Policy team, your future roles are expected to be highly visible and contribute significantly to the development and progression of the CFO’s stated goal: becoming the industry’s “Gold Standard” Accounting and Finance organization. 


The Position

  • Accountant, Corporate Accounting Policy, is primarily responsible for researching accounting issues and preparing documentation to ensure compliance with company-wise accounting policies and GAAP

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
  • Provide guidance and support other finance and business unit initiatives
  • Assist in implementation of new accounting guidance
  • Research emerging accounting and reporting issues and collaborate on the comment letter process
  • Develop and present technical accounting training sessions to accounting and finance employees
  • Support the quarterly close process and related disclosures
  • Interact with the Company's external auditors


The Person

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant required
  • 4+ years’ experience in Accounting/Finance; 2+ years Big 4 experience highly preferred
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication and presentation skills

 Leadership & Management Behavioral Competencies

  • Ability to work with numerous different groups throughout an extremely large organization
  • Demonstrated track record of attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills
  • Must have understanding of general accounting and ability to research topics
  • Ability to deliver results in a consistent and sustainable manner
  • A strong and engaging presence, inspiring a spirit of cooperation and a sense of purpose
  • A positive can-do attitude with understanding of real limitations and the ability to push back when necessary
  • Strong communication skills as demonstrated through crisp writing, speaking and thinking and proven experience interacting with senior management

Personal Characteristics

  • Dynamic, proactive, and decisive – adapts well to change; able to provide leadership and functional expertise in a fast moving and competitive business environment
  • Strong intellect – a quick thinker who can hold his/her own in the company of thought-leaders and other high performance professionals
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and synthesize complex data and information into a fact-based decision making framework
  • Mature, with high professional integrity and honesty – able to separate people from issues and manage sensitive interactions and issues effectively and with appropriate judgment
  • A high-potential individual with the ability to motivate peers

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Company Info
1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
Basking Ridge, NJ, United States

Phone: 908-210-6982
Web Site: www.verizon.com

Company Profile

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