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Accountant III

Company: Iridium Satellite, LLC
Location: Chandler
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridiums unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things.
At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.
Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities What Were Looking For:
If you are experienced in progressive accounting, and have 5+ years of experience, then you will be excited about the Senior Accountant opening with Iridium on our Accounting Team! As a Senior Accountant, youll contribute to a variety of accounting and financial reporting activities. In this role, you will focus primarily on accounting for Iridiums numerous foreign and domestic subsidiaries, which includes oversight of certain foreign accounting service providers. You will thrive in this role if you are detail-oriented, organized, and able to provide a thorough review of financial results.
What Youll Do:
Be responsible for performing many monthly accounting tasks including journal entries, reconciliations, and assisting with financial statement preparation and the completion of management reporting
Responsible for preparation of the Company's international accounting and reporting, including intercompany reconciliations, foreign currency transactions, and translation of financial statements into USD for international locations
Ensure accurate US GAAP financials and local statutory financials are properly prepared for all of the Company's international locations.
Ensure excellent financial controls and processes are in place and that all of the Company's international locations are SOX compliant and that statutory requirements are completed timely and accurately.
Assist with statutory audits as required for certain international locations.
Assist with the annual budget for key foreign subsidiaries, including quarterly forecast updates and working alongside the FP&A department to prepare the companys consolidated forecast
Analyze financial results compared to trends and forecasted expectations; Review, investigate and correct any issues as needed; Coordinate the completion of management reporting and the gathering of balance sheet and income statement variance explanations.
Assist with annual financial statement audit and interact with external auditors.
What Youll Need to Succeed:
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
5+ years of relevant progressive accounting experience in a combination of public accounting and industry
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to confidently present the accounting impact of transactions with management and other stakeholders
Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions or come up with practical solutions
Be comfortable managing upward, including being a proactive communicator and asking for help when needed
Have confidence and be able to establish valuable relationships with others
Must be able to prioritize key tasks with minimal oversight in a fast-paced environment; have a strong sense of ownership over your work
Be active in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Hands-on approach to managing a tight month end close process
Experience & Education Requirements / EEO Things That Would be Great if You Brought to the Table:
MBA, MS in Accounting, and/or CPA certification
Multi-lingual (primarily Spanish or Portugese)
Experience with financial statement consolidations and foreign operations
Experience in Microsoft Dynamics GP and/or Blackline
Well also need you to:
Work overtime, on occasion
Be able to travel up to 10%
Iridium requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable state or local law. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

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