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CenturyLink Manager Accounting 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

We have a need for an accounting professional with a strong work ethic and a desire to a lead a fast paced, results driven consolidation accounting team. This position will oversee the consolidation process and manage a team of four accountants, interacting regularly with the other accounting teams, IT, and internal and external auditors.


  • Oversee a team of four professionals in the preparation of consolidated income statements and balance sheets for three SEC registrant companies and for other reporting entities.

  • Oversee the preparation of cash flow statements and related information.

  • Oversee administration of the BPC consolidation system.

  • Work with other accounting teams to understand accounting treatment to ensure elimination entries are appropriate.

  • Work with external auditors to explain accounting treatment and assist with their review of company information.

  • Oversee maintenance and testing of internal controls over consolidation accounting.

  • Use critical thinking and attention to detail to help ensure financial statements are free from misstatement.

  • Work on complex issues which require input from multiple sources and innovative problem solving.

  • Review financial information included in executive presentations.

  • Assist in the review of SEC filings.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent certification.

  • Minimum of eight to ten years of accounting experience with medium to large companies and/or large accounting firms.

  • Ability to work in complex environment.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant.

  • Prior supervisory experience.

  • Public accounting experience.

  • Experience in telecommunications or public utilities industries.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Experience with BPC or other similar consolidation system

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 211433

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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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.