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T-Mobile Accounting Manager, Lease and Telco Accounting in Overland Park, Kansas

The Accounting Manager is a key position within the Controller’s organization, responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for the Lease and Telco Accounting team. This individual contributor role reports to the Manager, Accounting. This role will serve as a resource for managing team-wide initiatives, process improvements, supporting operational close, and completing complex analysis. This position will work closely with T-Mobile’s Engineering, Procurement, Retail, Commercial Real Estate, FP&A, IT, Tax, and other Accounting teams; and has significant interaction across leadership.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Support alignment with the overall department and corporate objectives.

  • Drive efficiencies with innovative solutions through automation and process improvement initiatives.

  • Analyze data, identify problem areas, design, lead and manage projects to facilitate work efficiencies.

  • Effectively partner with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives, drive process improvements, and implement best practices.

  • Prepare and review journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses, and disclosure schedules in accordance with T-Mobile accounting policies (both US GAAP and IFRS).

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of systems, processes, data flows and reporting in the areas of accounting responsibility.

  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place throughout area of accounting responsibility.

  • Ensure quarter-end review and year-end financial audit processes are effectively supported and any issues are resolved appropriately and in a timely manner.

  • Develop end-to-end and comprehensive accounting documentation for processes and business initiatives used by operational accounting, financial reporting, and control owners.

  • Train team members on new functionality and new processes to ensure financial accuracy and timelines can be met.

The experience you’ll bring.

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive accounting experience, preferably within a large company accounting environment or 3+ years public accounting experience.

  • Proven ability to plan and manage multiple projects while meeting set deadlines of team deliverables.

  • Strong systems and software technical aptitude that includes proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel), and largescale ERP system experience (SAP, PeopleSoft).

  • Excellent attention to details.

  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with all levels of management and cross-functional teams.

  • Proven ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required (CPA preferred), Wireless Industry experience preferred.

  • Excellent decision-making and analytical abilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with different levels within the organization.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to balance a large group of diverse projects simultaneously with attention to detail.

  • Ability to resolve complex problems positively and professionally with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to manipulate large volumes of data from multiple systems.

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • T-Mobile requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. The CDC defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. T-Mobile will require proof of vaccination and consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause T-Mobile undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

Position details

Req ID: 177844BR

Department: Finance

Travel Required: No

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