Lead Accountant

Verizon - Lake Mary, FL3.9

Full-time
What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be in a key role driving value-add projects and process improvement initiatives. Utilizing your strong accounting knowledge base, you will apply it to a wide variety of scenarios. You will also have the opportunity to provide guidance and leadership to others. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

Assisting with the monthly close process and projects.
Performing analytical assignments and preparing accounting reports.
Preparing and enhancing assigned monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and analyzing and interpreting data.
Providing subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Engaging the team and establishing priorities for project management of related initiatives.
Leading complex 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 escalations 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.
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 related field 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 best practices.
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.

Even better if you have:
Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
CPA certification (or are in the process of getting certified).
Experience with continuous improvement initiatives and root cause analysis.
Demonstrated attention to detail and strong written and verbal communications skills.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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