CenturyLink Senior Accountant in Broomfield, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Responsible for a portion of the Company’s Facilities Costs (Netex Accounting and Reporting) including but not limited to:

  • Monthly close process, variance analysis, and financial reporting

  • Liaison with various internal (AMO, FP&A, Margin Assurance) and external (APAC, EMEA, LATAM regions) on problem resolution and process improvements

  • Monthly recurring circuit based accruals

  • Weekly check run validation

  • Database management (AIM, BTP Custom, wMDT, etc.)

  • Monthly product and business unit allocations

  • Variance analysis, reporting and account reconciliations.

  • Ad hoc analysis and research as needed

Job Description

  • Accurate & Timely accounting for specific Netex Accounting areas listed above

  • Monthly AIM close process including interfacing with EMEA and LATAM regions, finalizing AIM, and uploading to SAP

  • Monthly and quarterly accounting entries and reconciliations including Blackline

  • Monthly and quarterly variances analysis and other reporting

  • Work with FP&A, AMO, Product Finance, Revenue, GL, IT/KM, Margin Management, AP and Netex Invoice Processing/ Dispute teams, to analyze and report results for specific Netex Accounting areas listed above

  • Maintain internal control integrity and related SOX documentation and compliance

  • Develop presentations for management and stakeholders regarding financial results

  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance

  • Document all procedures


  • 5+ years of accounting and financial reporting experience

  • Bachelors or Masters in Accounting

  • Must have the ability to interact with various other groups and levels within the company

  • Must have the ability to deal with large volumes of data and be savvy with various data systems and reporting tools

  • 2-4 years of experience working with large public company ($1B+ in revenue)

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Advanced/Expert Excel skills (Pivots, Vlookups, Sumifs, VB a +)

  • Advanced/Expert SQL, Access, Hyperion Essbase, or similar database tools

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • CPA license preferred

  • SAP experience preferred

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 208671

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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