DISH

Staff Accountant - SEC Reporting

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-38658
Category
Accounting

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

 

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

This Staff Accountant position is part of the SEC Reporting Department within the DISH Accounting Department.  Among other things, this group is responsible for accurate and timely filing of all SEC reports, understanding and implementing all changes in GAAP and SEC rules and continued improvement in the preparation of financial statements and SEC reports.  This role will gather reporting information from all levels and departments within DISH.

 

Key duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist with the quarterly and annual SEC filings (currently one accelerated and one non-accelerated filer) and complete the initial preparation of GAAP and SEC schedules and disclosures.
  • Work with all levels and departments within accounting and DISH to gather disclosure information and clear review comments.
  • Prepare and review XBRL detail and prepare Month-end Cash Flow and Equity rollforward and aid in the creation of the monthly executive financial summary and other internal financial reports
  • Aid in the preparation of other SEC Registration Statements (i.e., 8-K’s)
  • Coordinate and aid in the preparation of debt/equity transactions (including due diligence) and complete Government and other special reports.
  • Research accounting/disclosure issues as needed, including continuous review of competitors’ financial reporting filings.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Staff Accountant will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; and 3+ years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and SEC rules.
  • Able to assess and recommend improvements for processes and procedures.
  • Strong customer service skills; friendly, approachable and motivated with a strong work ethic and high degree of integrity.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.  Knowledge of Oracle Financial Systems a plus.
  • Ability to excel with time constraints and rapid turnaround situations in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

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