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Comcast Corporation

Senior Accountant, External Reporting (R333691)





Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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.

Job Summary

Assist with the preparation of periodic reports filed with the SEC (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.) and related supporting analysis. Perform peer research and create both detailed and executive level analysis based on research performed. 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.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with the accurate and timely preparation and filing of periodic reports with the SEC (such as Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K)
  • Prepare supporting documentation and analysis related to certain sections of our SEC filings (such as Management’s Discussion and Analysis and Business Description)
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual disclosure checklists to ensure disclosures are complete and accurate
  • Perform peer research and create both detailed and executive level analysis based on research performed
  • Assist with preparation and review of materials for quarterly earnings releases
  • Assist in the preparation of materials related to external auditor independence and fees for reporting to the Audit Committee
  • Communicate and coordinate with other groups within Corporate Accounting & Reporting, Divisions and other Corporate functions in connection with the planning for and preparation of periodic reports
  • Communicate with and coordinate requests for internal and external auditors
  • Assist with the coordination and review of third-party service provider in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) format in SEC filings
  • Assist with research and implementation of new accounting standards, regulation changes and emerging trends (including ESG reporting)
  • Change leader – recognize when and where change is needed and successfully implement change across the team
  • 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.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited school


CPA preferred

Relative Work Experience:

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

Employees 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.


  • 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.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

Base 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 [Register to View] on our careers site for more details.