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Accountant

EchoStar

EchoStar

Accounting & Finance
Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 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 echostar.com. 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 an Accountant. The team is responsible for providing rapid and high-quality financial information to senior management, external and internal auditors, and internal financial analysts. This position will perform the day-to-day activities associated with the Accounting Department. This role also acts as a financial liaison for several accounting areas This position will be located at our office in Germantown, MD.

Responsibilities:

  • Assistance in accounting for general transactions ledger transactions in fixed asset/lease accounting group.
  • Preparation of additional complex, specialized balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare account analyses with month-to-month changes and year-to-year changes supported and explained.
  • Prepares financial reports for senior management and audit committee
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability 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.
  • Experience with and enjoys challenging the status quo and improving processes and controls.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills with knowledge of spreadsheets, mathematical calculations and formulas associated with the calculations, including VLOOKUP’s 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.

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

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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.