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General Ledger Staff Accountant

  • Dish Network
  • Englewood, CO, USA
  • Sep 15, 2017
ID: 8087211 VIEWS: 2 Full time Accounting

Job Description

This Staff Accountant position is part of the General Ledger Group within the Dish Accounting Department. Among other things, this group records and analyzes the various revenue streams of Dish including TV and internet programming subscriptions, internet and phone services, equipment sales and advertising. It is responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting. This role will work with various Accounting department teams in order to convert to the new standard and maintain the accounting on a go-forward basis.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:
Researching and developing the accounting treatment for the new Revenue Recognition Standard ASC-606
Engaging with and guiding several departments at Dish including IT, Data Warehouse, Finance, Billing and Credit, and Business Process and Technology to guide the set-up of new systems to comply with the new Standard
Performing monthly close duties to include preparing journal entries, variance reporting, reconciliations, and account analysis
Creating/improving operational and accounting internal controls and developing efficiency improvements
Documenting processes and procedures to support external and internal SOX, financial and operational audits
Skills - Experience and Requirements:

A successful Staff Accountant of General Ledger will have the following:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; and/or 1 to 2 years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years Accounting experience including month end / year end close and Financial Statement preparation
Thorough understanding of key accounting concepts and GAAP, especially ASC-606
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, etc.)
Familiarity with Hyperion Financial Reporting and Oracle Financial Systems
Ability to assess and recommend improvements for processes and procedures; willingness to learn new concepts and work with teammates to find solutions A basis journal Bachelors monthly Accounting equivalent BACH_a33d1a

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