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Staff Accountant CO

Company: DISH
Location: Englewood
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Company Summary

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

This Staff Accountant position is part of the General Ledger Group within the DISH Accounting Department. Among other things, this group records and analyzes various revenue streams of DISH, including TV and internet programming subscriptions, equipment sales and advertising and wireless business. Additional responsibilities include programming cogs accruals, call center accounting, marketing accounting, as well as ad hoc projects. This role will work with various departments at DISH in order to provide accurate and timely financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

Performing monthly close duties to include preparing journal entries, variance reporting, reconciliations, and account analyses
Engaging with several departments at DISH including Programming, Sling TV, Customer Experience, Marketing, Billing and Retail Services to understand their business and apply proper accounting to their transactions and initiatives
Providing exceptional customer service to departments such as Finance, Billing and Credit, Agent Experience and Training, Programming and other internal Accounting groups
Creating/improving operational and accounting internal controls and developing efficiency improvements
Complying with and updating documented processes and procedures and supporting external and internal SOX, financial and operational audits

Skills, Experience and Requirements


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Data Analytics

Skills and Qualifications:

3+ years Accounting experience including month-end / year-end close and Financial Statement preparation
Thorough understanding of key accounting concepts and GAAP and SOX
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Access) and Google Suite, and familiarity with large ERP systems such as Oracle
Proficiency in SQL query writing and data analytics
Ability to read and interpret legal contracts to properly apply accounting treatment to the economic aspects of the agreements

Salary Ranges

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

We also 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; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.

The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

This will be posted for a minimum of 3 days or until the position is filled.

Keywords: DISH, Denver , Staff Accountant CO, Accounting, Auditing , Englewood, Colorado

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