Senior Accountant, External Reporting

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Position Summary:

Coordinate and assist with the preparation and analysis of periodic reports filed with the SEC (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.) and other documents such as those associated with public debt offerings/private placements. Assist in the research and documentation of SEC disclosure requirements and technical accounting pronouncements as they arise. Develop and leverage relationships with other departments within the company and contribute to a positive teamwork environment. Perform special projects, as assigned, and interact with all levels of management.

Major Duties:

- Coordinate and assist with the accurate and timely preparation and filing of SEC periodic reports (such as Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K) for Comcast Corporation and NBCUniversal
- Supervise one (1) CORE associate (rotational finance program) and provide regular coaching and feedback
- Tie-out all supporting workpapers to the 10-Q and 10-K prior to filing and organize the binder
- Preparation of quarterly and annual disclosure checklist to ensure disclosures are complete and accurate
- Communicate with other groups within Corporate Reporting to ensure all internal and external reports are provided timely and accurately
- Communicate with and coordinate requests for internal and external auditors
- Research SEC filings of other companies to enhance our disclosures and provide examples of how items are being disclosed
- Prepare SEC filings in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) format
- Research and assist with implementation of new accounting standards
- Prepare and assist with the review of the Financial Reporting Packages received from businesses
- Change leader recognize when and where change is needed and successfully implement change across the team
- Consistent exercise of independent thought and judgment
- Proactively identify and incorporate accounting and reporting matters applicable to the Company
- Communicate directly with businesses to facilitate timely creation of MD&A commentary


- Strong knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and US GAAP
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism
- Ability to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on financial reporting and disclosure issues
- Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks
- Excellent project management and interpersonal skills
- Facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines, perform under pressure and produce quality materials within tight timelines
- Ability to adapt to change with a positive attitude in a fast paced environment

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited school
- CPA preferred

- Minimum of 3 years related experience
- 5-7 years related experience, public accounting preferred
- Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications
- Experience with XBRL and HFM a plus

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer