Accountant - "Remote Hybrid"

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Posted 11 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit on Twitter.

Echostar has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Accountant. The successful candidate must be a very strong accountant that also strives for process improvement and excellence with minimal supervision. This position must be able to interact well with other teams - Operational Accounting, Technical and SEC Accounting, Shared Services, Internal Audit, Finance, Legal etc.- to ensure all accounting related activities to these functions are properly accounted for monthly, documented, effectively tied into our process models along with updates to any of our current compliance registers and SOX narratives. This position will be located in Denver, CO.


* Recording, reconciling and reporting transactions within the general ledger, including preparing journal entries, schedules and analysis for the monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes.
* Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
* Prepare account analyses with month to month changes and year to year changes supported and explained
* Prepare financial reports for Senior Management
* Answer questions from Senior Management and internal and external auditors and to provide support in a timely manner
* Identify opportunities for process improvements and make suggestions for improvement
* Prepare and analyze reports, records, and financial data
* Participate in special projects and ad hoc requests, as needed
* Other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
* 2+ years of related accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's Degree in Accounting
* CPA - Active or in process
* Big Four experience is a plus
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Strong communication skills (verbal and written) - able to communicate and establish working relationships with other departments and personnel; capable of drafting and organizing substantial documents
* Strives for excellent performance for the whole team through individual performance and helping others succeed
* Strong accounting experience and enjoys challenging the status quo and improving processes and controls
* Advanced MS Excel skills and knowledge of spreadsheets, including Vlookups and pivot tables
* Ability to excel within tight time constraints and rapid turnaround situations
* Strong analytical ability, good organization skills and excellent time management skills while also being a self-starter
* Continuously seeks opportunities to enhance knowledge as it relates to accounting and financial matters
* Experience with preparation and support of public SEC filings (10Q/10k)
* Experience with SAP or Oracle General Ledger and/or Hyperion
* Experience with foreign currencies
* Exposure to investment accounting

Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.

Compensation Range

Annual Salary: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00

EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all-from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!

* Financial: 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability

* Work-Life Balance: Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)

* Employee Incentives: Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet

* Health: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.