Sr Manager, Accounting - Device Sales & Financing

Sr Manager, Accounting - Device Sales & Financing

Do you want to take part in T-Mobile's latest innovation and lead a world class team in the accounting and reporting of T-Mobile's device sales and financing services? Are you passionate about problem solving and collaborating in a dynamic environment? Are you with us?

The Senior Manager, Device Sales & Financing, is a key leadership position within the Controller's organization, responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of T-Mobile's device sales & financing programs. This role reports to the Director, Device Sales & Financing, and leads a team of managers and individual contributors. The position will partner closely with T-Mobile's Marketing, Technology, Credit, FP&A, Legal, Tax and other Accounting teams, and has significant interaction across finance leadership including Directors, VP/Controller and SVP/Chief Accounting Officer.

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in technical and operational accounting, the ability to work with large volumes of data and experience both implementing and optimizing complex systems and processes. The role will lead the accounting impact and solution design for various business initiatives including T-Mobile's new device offerings and customer financing programs. This is a highly dynamic and continuously evolving area of T-Mobile's business; the ideal candidate works well through ambiguity, thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment, and possesses excellent leadership and communication skills.


  • Set team vision and provide leadership in alignment with the overall department and corporate objectives. Hire, coach, train and lead a high caliber and diverse team of professional accountants.
  • Manage the monthly financial close processes over device sales & financing areas. Ensure changes in business operations are accurately captured in the financial results of T-Mobile.
  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting standards and SEC reporting requirements to ensure proper application in T-Mobile's close and consolidation process. Perform technical accounting research, prepare memos and facilitate discussion with accounting leadership and the Accounting Policy team to reach alignment on accounting treatment.
  • Review journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses, and disclosure schedules in accordance with T-Mobile accounting policies (both US GAAP and IFRS).
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place throughout certain areas of accounting responsibilities.
  • Ensure quarter-end review and year-end financial audit processes are effectively supported and any issues are resolved appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate regularly with operational business partners to identify issues and areas for operational improvement, share knowledge about financial trends and upcoming changes.
  • Effectively partner with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives, drive process improvements and implement best practices.
  • Develop accounting solutions for enterprise projects and new product offerings.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for T-Mobile Financial LLC.

  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience with 3 years of public accounting. Wireless or financial services industry experience preferred.
  • Experience as a people manager with a proven record of successfully leading, directing and coaching.
  • Possesses an advanced understanding of accounting theory, current accounting issues, accounting systems and internal controls.
  • Proven ability to make sound, fact-based decisions and recommendations.
  • Proven ability to plan and manage multiple projects while meeting set deadlines of team deliverables.
  • Proven ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in partnering successfully with IT on delivering system solutions and enhancements.
  • Understanding of large-scale data mining and project reporting tools (Essbase, SQL, Tableau, Alteryx, Jira) is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant highly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

Company Profile
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile USA. Inc. provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. For more information, please visit

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