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Staff Accountant II - Englewood, CO

Englewood, Colorado, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Unless specifically stated otherwise, this role is "On-Site" at the location detailed in the job post.

DISH, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming, smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America's First Smart Network™.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

Department Summary

Our investment in the future needs those with an eye on the bottom line, and our Financial organization plays a vital role in supporting our game-changing ideas with creative solutions to complex problems. Team members have the unique opportunity to explore diverse business lines, gaining hands-on experience in various facets of finance, including accounting, audit and supply chain management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

DISH Wireless Accounting is seeking a Staff Accountant II for a fast-paced, technical business environment. The position involves asset accounting and reporting, journal entries and reconciliations, and the development of insightful, robust analysis to facilitate management decision-making and to comply with external reporting requirements. We offer opportunities to make significant, visible contributions to a high-growth, startup-type business within a sound Fortune 250 company. Successful candidates will be able to build relationships and provide accounting guidance, recommendations, support, and oversight to colleagues across technology, finance, and systems development teams.

Our purpose is to safeguard company assets and produce timely, accurate, actionable financial information - while participating in the design and implementation of new systems, creating efficiencies, and developing strategies for executing across the Wireless buildout business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare entries to accounts (GL and Subledger) documenting business transactions
  • Prepare reconciliations and analysis of fixed assets and related accounts
  • Month-end processing responsibilities
  • Develop solutions to capture financial data for unique business transactions
  • Analyze, validate, and determine the appropriate treatment and reporting for multi-year agreements with vendors
  • Track future spending commitments by evaluating contracts, agreements, and Purchase Orders
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis on Wireless buildout capital expenditures, and other initiatives as assigned
  • Maintenance of financial controls, policies, and procedures
  • Development, implementation, and continuous improvement of processes
  • Act as a steward of financial accuracy and data integrity
  • Prepare financial results and reports (monthly and quarterly) for leadership and for public reporting requirements

Additional Qualifications/Responsibilities

Skills, Experience and Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree a plus (Finance and related fields may be considered)
  • 3+ years of experience in a fast-paced accounting environment, preferably in a technology business

Skills and Qualifications:
  • A working knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, procedures, and standards (journal entries, reconciliations, variance analysis, GAAP, SOX, and SEC Reporting)
  • Demonstrated aptitude for critical thinking in complex situations and ability to synthesize data into concise analysis
  • Intellectual curiosity, outstanding problem solving and strong analytical skills with the ability to seek, organize, analyze, and draw valid conclusions
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, work independently and meet deadlines
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and proficiency with financial tools (e.g., Oracle, OneStream)
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written presentation skills, and an ability to summarize complex concepts into understandable, easy-to-follow, effective communications
  • CPA, or equivalent qualification a plus

This role will be onsite in Englewood, CO

Salary Ranges

Compensation: $63,150.00/Year - $90,000.00/Year

We offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities and a flexible time away plan

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