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Staff Accountant I

Englewood, CO

CO Salary Range: USD 63,150.00 - 90,000.00 per year

Company Summary

DISH, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming, smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America's First Smart Network™.

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

Department Summary

Our investment in the future needs those with an eye on the bottom line, and our Financial organization plays a vital role in supporting our game-changing ideas with creative solutions to complex problems. Team members have the unique opportunity to explore diverse business lines, gaining hands-on experience in various facets of finance, including accounting, audit and supply chain management.

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be part of a highly collaborative team with a mix of Income Tax, Sales & Use, and Property Tax professionals who take pride in their contributions to the Company's success. This Staff Accountant I will be performing a wide array of tax reporting reconciliations and analyses to ensure tax payments are sent to appropriate tax jurisdictions, and providing assistance with special tax-related projects, performing critical monthly tasks, which may include, but will not be limited to, preparing month end close journal entries, preparing and validating data from billing and tax systems, and ensuring appropriate indirect tax documentation and controls are in place.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and review monthly tax reporting reconciliations and validation, month-end close tasks, and internal indirect tax-related SOX controls and/or documentation
  • Responsible for all payment accounts related to Sales Tax reconciliations, indirect payment inquiries, and document requests
  • Help maintain a database of retailer tax exemptions/resale certificates
  • Prepare EFT Sales Tax payments
  • Reconcile tax payments to a bank account
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including support of special projects related to indirect tax
  • Continually review processes for efficiency
Skills, Experience and Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • BS Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration from an accredited university; the ideal candidate will have 1 year of experience in account reconciliations
  • Knowledge of Sales and Use tax, Telecommunications tax, business licenses/gross receipts tax, and related reporting to tax authorities
  • Experience with Alteryx, Cash Pro, and Orbit Analytics a plus
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Exceptional problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Capability to effectively prioritize and execute in a high-pressure, dynamic environment
  • Must be a self-starter with an upbeat positive attitude
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data is a must, along with excellent MS Excel and written and verbal communication skills
Salary Ranges

Compensation: $63,150.00/Year - $90,000.00/Year

We offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.

The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

The posting will be active for a minimum of 3 days. The active posting will continue to extend by 3 days until the position is filled.

Client-provided location(s): Englewood, CO, USA
Job ID: Dish-85626
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA
    • Life Insurance
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Profit Sharing
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Lunch and Learns