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Accountant

Company: Telephone and Data Systems Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

TDS, a Fortune 1000 national communications company, is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Staff Accountant.

We would ideally like to fill this opportunity at either our Madison, WI or Knoxville, TN office. However, we are also open to filling this position in any of our other physical office locations: Eden Prairie, MN; Chicago, IL; Des Moines / Cedar Rapids, IA; Denver, CO or Scottsdale, AZ. Work arrangements outside these locations may also be considered. Until our locations safely reopen, this position will work remotely at home.

If you enjoy challenging work and have a passion to grow and learn, then consider making a move to an organization that offers life/work balance, career growth, tuition reimbursement, certification support and more! Come join and add value to our team.

Responsibilities

The Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring compliance with internal controls and executing general accounting activities primarily in support of General & Fixed Assets Accounting, Compensation & Benefits, Consolidations & SEC Reporting, Technical Accounting and Income Tax. Responsibilities include the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and preparing financial statements and reports. TDS has a complex structure with multiple entities and Accountants are assigned responsibility across all business segments. Specific responsibilities may vary depending upon functional assignment.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field -OR- 4+ years equivalent combination of education and relevant professional work experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively in complex fast-moving organization, satisfying needs of diverse constituents, under competing priorities
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; SAP experience a plus
  • Strong results orientation, which includes achieving improvement commitments, performance metrics and targeted and required delivery dates
  • Sharp, rigorous thinker who can operate as an intellectual leader among talented associates
  • Exhibits confidence, credibility, and team-above-self outlook
  • Fosters a constructive development environment regarding training, recruitment, team building and change
  • Ability to immerse self in the business and develop an understanding of the requirements of the users of the financial information
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values with impeccable integrity

#TDS offers a competitive salary and total rewards package. To apply for this position, or to learn more about our company, please visit tds.jobs.

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Keywords: Telephone and Data Systems Inc., Eden Prairie , Accountant, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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