Staff Tax Accountant - General Application

Dish Network
11 Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay–TV industry in the mid–90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth–largest pay–TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet–delivered TV service Sling TV that bucks traditional pay–TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.
Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.
We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win it s in our DNA. We re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
We are currently seeking a Tax Staff Accountant, whose primary responsibilities will be:
  • Assist with coordination and review of Federal, State, and International tax returns prepared by outside accounting firm
  • Compute book/tax differences for quarterly and annual tax provisions and maintain support for deferred tax asset and liability balances
  • Research proper tax treatment of various transactions
  • Assist with data gathering and reconciliation for tax depreciation calculations prepared by outside accounting firm
Skills – Experience and Requirements
A successful Tax Staff Accountant will have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2+ years of related work experience. Experience working in \"Big–4\" and/or Masters of Taxation is a plus.
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills to a variety of work assignments.
  • Strong relationship building with internal clients and external service providers
  • Experience with large consolidated multi–state corporations
  • Ability to utilize software applications, such as MS Excel, in creative and innovative ways to streamline complex processes