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Sr. Accountant, International Accounting

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThis role is responsible for supporting the Finance & Accounting operations, processes, and reporting functions for Comcast Cable business units with International operations, as well as Comcast Cable s newly acquired businesses. Assists with the internal and external audit process as needed. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as resource for colleagues with less experience.Job DescriptionCore Responsibilities

  • International Finance & Accounting Operations, Processes and Reporting:
  • Establish standard operating and reporting procedures for International operations, inclusive of Intra / Intercompany invoicing, Transfer pricing, FX Translation, Accounting policies, and Statutory Reporting procedures. Collaborate with NBCUniversal and SKY in order to evaluate alignment and compliance of Comcast Cable s International reporting and statutory filing processes.
  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of monitoring and review processes related to International business units financial results and balance sheet workpaper reviews. Work directly with International Finance & Accounting teams on financial reviews to ensure compliance.
  • Support cross-functional collaboration with Cable Controller s Organization, Cable Finance, Internationally-based Finance & Accounting teams, and other key stakeholders on the following:
    • Status and issues related to financial results, month-end close processes and IT network / systems / application access and usage. Support timely escalation, resolution and development of processes to mitigate issues identified.
    • Statutory Reporting and Filing requirements for Comcast Cable business units with International Operations, including compliance with reporting requirements and deadlines.
    • Compliance of International cash operations with local cash funding requirements and that payment processes (including Payroll and Accounts Payable) are systemically supported.
    • Intra/Intercompany charges, invoicing and reporting.
    • Direct involvement in Cable ERP system integrations for International business units, and recently acquired domestic businesses, including assessment of US GAAP vs. IFRS (or other local GAAP) differences and ERP system localization requirements, as applicable.
    • Support the implementation of monthly management and Statutory reporting solutions as well as risk-based reviews and assessments of International locations.
      • Identify, implement and maintain processes / process enhancements for monitoring Statutory Reporting and Filing requirements for all International locations, including the financial close processes that support the preparation of the required filings, primary to statutory ledger reconciliations, required audits / reviews of Statutory Financial statements, and related Statutory audit / review findings. Work directly with International Finance & Accounting teams to ensure compliance.
      • Develop and maintain process documentation for International processes and procedures.Acquisition Integration & Oversight:
        • Support cross-functional collaboration with Cable Controller s Organization, Cable Finance, and other key stakeholders on status and progress of Due Diligence, business and employee integration efforts, in order to ensure appropriate stakeholder engagement and identification, escalation, and resolution of issues on a timely basis.
        • Support post-acquisition purchase accounting and opening balance sheet / working capital reviews.
        • Support cross-functional collaboration with key stakeholders to identify and resolve post-acquisition integration challenges, inclusive of IT network / systems / application issues. Identify and implement process improvements to mitigate future challenges.
        • Support the creation and implementation of a comprehensive Cable Acquisition on-boarding process including timely communication of the on-boarding process. Collaborate with key stakeholders on acquisition on-boarding feedback, in order to continuously improve the process.General:
          • Provide updates to Supervisor and Director on a routine basis, including timely escalation of issues / concerns.
          • Strong communication and project management skills required.
          • 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) and overtime as necessary.
          • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Additional Requirements:The role requires in-depth experience with:
            • International accounting, reporting, and compliance
            • Transfer pricing (including Transfer pricing agreements)
            • Development and documentation of standard operating procedures, process documentation and workflows
            • Internal Controls identification, evaluation and recommendations
            • Financial Statement preparation and analysis
            • Business acquisition integrationsEmployees at all levels are expected to:
              • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
              • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
              • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
              • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
              • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
              • Drive results and growth.
              • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
              • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.Disclaimer:
                • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.CertificationsCertified Public Accountant (CPA) - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsEducationBachelor's Degree, Bachelor's DegreeRelevant Work Experience2-5 YearsBase pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Philadelphia , Sr. Accountant, International Accounting, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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