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Associate Director - Emerging Commercial Platforms

Company: Verizon
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

When you join VerizonVerizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.The Corporate Systems Group (CSG) is responsible for strategy and implementation of systems solutions that support ERP (Enterprise Resource Platform) activity for Verizon Finance, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Supply Chain, HR and Payroll. As a Senior Manager - SAP Functional for Accounting area, you will partner with business stakeholders, development managers to develop and execute the product road map for all accounting related functions. You will lead a team responsible for the design and delivery of large-scale, complex ERP programs with a significant impact on Verizon This role will specifically focus on the Record to Report / Accounting area that includes GL Accounting, Intercompany Accounting, Account reconciliations, Consolidations, Financial Statements, External Reporting as well as supporting the FP&A function. This role will also work closely with senior leadership and peers across Verizon's Global Technology Services (GTS) and the wider Accounting and FP&A organizations.

  • Leading medium and large SAP projects, executing all approved deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Developing the technology product roadmap which supports the business strategies such as 1ERP, and other strategic transformation programs to drive cutting-edge experiences, revenue growth, and cost optimization.
  • Building a strong data and analytics framework to track KPIs, Operational Metrics and other critical data sets to ensure process transparency in all areas related to Accounting.
  • Leading client requirements gathering and market research to develop industry leading technology roadmaps with an aligned multi-year investment portfolio.
  • Leadership in functional design, implementation, and support of the end-to-end ERP application in the areas of Finance and Accounting.
  • Using a flexible and collaborative work approach to solve complex problems and to develop customer specific solutions - taking into account multiple internal and external stakeholder groups and different level of stakeholder groups (e.g. Top-Management) with various/changing stakeholder demands/requirements and intersections (e.g. IT, Finance, AP, SC, Top-management level etc.).You'll need to have:
    • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
    • Six or more years of relevant work experience. Even better if you have one or more of the following:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Information Technology or Information Systems.
      • Experience with a strong design background in SAP Finance & Accounting.
      • Experience in Functional proficiency with full lifecycle SAP and/or ERP implementations.
      • Implementation experience in SAP S/4HANA landscape for Accounting areas that includes GL Accounting, Intercompany Accounting, Account reconciliations, Consolidations, Financial Statements, External Reporting.
      • Agile delivery expertise in an ERP landscape.
      • Experiencing managing across multiple time zones.
      • Telecommunications experience.
      • SAP Finance and Accounting technical and functional architecture and data modeling skills along with new and emerging SAP capabilities.
      • Formal training and/or certifications in the SAP product family.
      • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects.
      • Ability to develop, manage, and mentor junior staff.
      • Previous people management or supervisory experience.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.Where you'll be workingIn this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.Scheduled Weekly Hours40Equal 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 page to learn more.Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $146,000.00 and $271,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

Keywords: Verizon, Plainfield , Associate Director - Emerging Commercial Platforms, IT / Software / Systems , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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