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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior Tax Analyst


Financial Analyst


Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon 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.

What you'll be doing...

We are committed to providing the highest levels of compliance and you will support our efforts by ensuring the accurate and timely filing of state and local tax returns as well as claims for reimbursement for our regulated and non-regulated companies. You will also perform a variety of other activities including data analysis, journal entries, account reconciliations, issue resolution, and more. Your work will have a direct impact on our reported financial results and ensure compliance with internal controls and external legislation.

  • Preparing and filing Federal and state claims in accordance with all laws and regulations.
  • Mitigating liabilities, and preparing reconcilliations and balancing account.
  • Analyzing financial data and working across finance functions to resolve payment issues.
  • Assisting leaders with research and audits requiring efficient and detailed analysis.
  • Responding timely to all requests for data and assessments to minimize potential penalties.
  • Complying with new legislative changes as issued by state and local taxing authorities.
  • Ensure adherence to all SOX controls.
  • Assist with all Regulatory related audits, as needed.
  • Focus on identifying process improvements and streamlining existing procedures.

What we're looking for...

You are well versed in mathematical analysis and enjoy digging into details to identify root causes. Communicating complex details in a way everyone understands comes naturally to you. You know how to present your ideas with clarity and confidence, and the fact that you can have a real impact on our business is highly motivating to you.

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • State and local tax compliance experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Access.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Regulatory experience.
  • Experience with tax accounting, SOX processes, telecommunication taxes, and tax-saving strategies.
  • Understanding compliance procedures, accrual methodology, and tax initiatives.
  • Familiarity with the data requirements needed for the preparation and filing of tax returns (ie: knowledge of billing systems, etc.).
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables with competing timelines.
  • Knowledge of tax software systems, such as Vertex.
  • Previous exposure to PeopleSoft, SAP, ERP (or other major General Ledger Suite Software).
  • Ability to use analytical software such as, but not limited to, Alteryx and Qlik.
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence (ie: "BOTS") technical skills.
  • Prior experience handling audits and replying to Auditors.

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 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

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