EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries
EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
We are seeking a Principal Accountant who will be part of the team responsible for the operational accounting, consolidation and reporting functions for our Hughes segment. This role is based at our Hughes headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting. The right candidate will also provide support for our audit, SEC reporting process as well as the Audit Committee materials.
We are also embarking several process and systems improvements and this role will be involved in these as well. The candidate we are looking for will not only have the right skill sets but will also be a great cultural fit. We are seeking a motivated candidate who is well organized, detail and deadline oriented, ambitious and ready to take on new challenges.
Prepare journal entries and supporting memos and schedules as part of the monthly close
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
Prepare reconciliations for intercompany activity with subsidiaries
Assist with preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statement analysis
Prepare consolidated schedules to be used in the SEC filings
Prepare financial reports for Senior Management and Audit Committee
Provide support to Senior Management and internal and external auditors in a timely manner
Identify opportunities for process improvements and assist with implementation of the solutions
Maintain internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Provide assistance to ad-hoc projects
Accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) able to communicate and establish working relationships with other departments and personnel;
Identify areas of improvement and develop solutions to problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
Strives for excellent performance for the whole team through individual performance and helping others succeed
Ability to excel within tight time constraints and rapid turnaround situations
Strong analytical ability, strong organization skills and excellent time management skills while also being a self-starter
Continuously seeks opportunities to enhance knowledge and processes as it relates to accounting and financial matters
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. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.