DISH

Staff Accountant - Internal Reporting

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-39358
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

Primary responsibilities will fall into the following categories:

  • Accounting – accurate monthly close process in a timely manner, journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis. Verify accuracy of the Exec Book, 10-K’s, 10-Q’s and financial statements. Prepare and automate various components included in the monthly Exec Book 
  • Smart View - daily provide end-user support (resolving system access, connection issues, software configuration issues, and reporting issues) to Accounting, Finance, and operational departments. Provides all levels of Smart View training. Assist in developing and maintaining ad hoc reports             
  • Hyperion Financial Reporting – develops and maintains various financial reports (Balance Sheet, P&L, SAC, etc). Provide end-user support by ensuring users have correct access to Financial Reporting systems, verify that the Financial Reporting software is configured properly on their machines, and assists with resolving various issues. Creates new reports as requested by the Accounting and Finance teams                                                                                                           
  • Oracle R12 – provides end-user support and training for the Accounting team. Creates and maintains cross validation rules, financial reports, segment values, and accounting strings. Ensures data integrity by validating Essbase balances against Oracle balances. Develops and implements mass allocations. 
  • Additional Expectations – Actively participates in Internal Reporting Team projects; ensures all schedules, issues and tasks for the projects are identified and managed. Serve as a subject matter expert for various applications and processes; develops strong working relationships with the Accounting team members and other departments within the organization.

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Staff Accountant of Internal Reporting will have the following: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field of study
  • 3+ years Accounting experience including month end / year end close and Financial Statement preparation
  • Thorough understanding of key accounting concepts and GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of Hyperion Financial Reporting, Smart View, and Oracle Financial Systems
  • Ability to assess and recommend improvements for processes and procedures and willingness to learn new concepts and work with teammates to find solutions

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