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Sr Principal Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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 Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

EchoStar has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Principal Financial Analyst to support its North America Consumer Finance department. This position would be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong financial analysis background who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment. The successful candidate must also have strong communication skills and be able to interact well with all levels within the Company.


  • Primarily provide all aspects of financial support to the North America Consumer business group
  • Proactively participate and provide leadership in consumer’s close, forecasting, reporting, and annual budget processes
  • Proactively study financial and business data, identify trends and issues, and provide in-depth analysis to assist senior management in understanding business performance on a timely basis
  • Promptly respond to senior management’s inquiries on financial analysis or ad hoc requests
  • Assists both external and internal auditors to ensure successful completion of all audits and reviews timely.
  • Proactively seek ways to improve existing reporting/forecasting/budgeting processes

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 10+ years’ experience performing variance analysis and reporting.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong Excel & Financial Model Skills
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills; attention to detail
  • Experience using SAP General Ledger and Hyperion
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Highly skilled in financial statements

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


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.