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Senior Accountant at Intelsat (Washington DC)

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Your role in helping us shape the future:
As a Senior Accountant on the Intelsat Accounting Operations Team, you will play an important role on a team of Accounting professionals who are using their skills to ensure our Financials are in accordance with standards. You'll also be asked to use your problem-solving skills to push continuous process improvement of the team's processes.
Are you up to the challenge?
  • Support Accounting Operations team by performing general activities in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standard.
  • Prepare accrual and other journal entries with supporting documentation in accordance with best practices.
  • Conduct account analysis and research to interpret and ensure accuracy and understanding of account activity.
  • Prepare various complex reconciliations, schedules and reports. Use accounting knowledge to provide correcting entries for reconciling items and work to minimize such items on a go-forward basis.
  • Analyze and record Intercompany (IC) activity for all Intelsat legal entities. Work with stakeholders to settle either cash or non-cash IC outstanding balances.
  • Support the Debt team recording all Debt transactions, including interest accruals, principal payments, and produce related notes amortizations.
  • Support consolidated and/or statutory audits by preparing deliverables and responding to audit inquiries and issues.
  • Create and/or maintain process documentation and procedures for assigned functions, ensuring compliance with audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 standards.
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring with peers.
  • Provide support on special projects.
  • Develop new ways to eliminate manual processes.
  • Must be a collaborative teammate who is supportive of co-workers and contributes to problem solving.

You should definitely have:
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a major in accounting or finance
  • 4-5 years of demonstrated accounting experience and a minimum of 1 year of lease accounting experience
  • Familiarity with U.S Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC and other accounting and reporting standards
  • Proficiency with computer applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with presentation skills required
  • A self-starter with strong motivation, initiative and ability to work independently or collaboratively to meet deadlines

It would be nice if you had:
  • CPA certification or CPA candidate
  • Experience with Oracle accounting systems

What it's like to work with us:
Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite and inflight connectivity landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.
  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including DTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Flexible work arrangements including hybrid work policy of 3 days in-office experience
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

Other Job Info:
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Job requires ability to lift up to 15 lbs
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What are Intelsat Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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