Comcast Senior Accountant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.


As a member of the Corporate Accounting team, this role will be responsible for accounting and analysis related to Share Based Compensation Plans. Responsibilities include preparation of schedules to support accruals, quarterly financial statement analysis, journal entries and various account reconciliations.

Core Responsibilities

- Perform accounting and analysis for the Company's Share Based Compensation Plans (stock options plan, restricted stock plan and ESPP plan).

- Preparation of work papers to support quarterly and annual SEC filings.

- Ensures that balance sheets are accurately stated and reconciled to the general ledger. Researches variances, determines root causes, and makes recommendations for adjustments.

- Enters monthly journal entries to properly record accounting transactions, ensuring that journal entries have proper backup to substantiate the entry.

- Reviews financial statements for operating trends and results, researching variances to forecast and budget prior month and prior year.

- Prepares financial reports, analyzing data for management review.

- Assists with the internal and external audit process as needed.

- Researches complex accounting data in order to comply with new accounting policy implementation.

- Researches and develops automated Oracle routines such as mass allocations and reoccurring journal entries.

- Researches ways of streamlining and standardizing processes to support the Accounting function.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Level - Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study - Accounting, Finance

Years of Experience -Generally requires 5-7 years related experience

Additional requirements:

- Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

- Strong communications, organizational and analytical skills

- Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work independently

- Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer