Staff Accountant II

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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

The Corporate Accounting group is looking for a highly motivated Staff Accountant.  Interested in taking your career to the next level? Come join our team of quality individuals, who demonstrate integrity, personal accountability, teamwork, excellence, and proactive thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.


Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Coordination and completion of the month end close process with timeliness and accuracy meeting all deadlines
  • Preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and audit support schedules. Financial Statement variance analysis as well as other analytics
  • Providing monthly results to Accounting leadership and Business Owners
  • Assistance in the development, implementation and maintenance of processes, procedures and systems to ensure compliance with company policy. Maintenance of the internal controls to ensure accurate and timely administration, compliance and reporting for general ledger and management reporting purposes
  • Assistance with the implementation of major, complex projects that have substantial impact to the organization as well as the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with SOX and GAAP
  • Develop and implement projects, process, and efficiency to assist in accomplishment of established goals. Effective communication and collaboration with team members, managers, business partners, and field staff
  • Other duties as needed


Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Staff Accountant will have the following: 


  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university plus 3+ years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and business theory
  • Ability 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
  • Proficiency in Excel with exposure to Access and Word.  Knowledge of Oracle Financial Systems a plus


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