Sr Accountant - Remote in Charlotte, North Carolina (Remote) at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/3/2024

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Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!


Job Responsibilities:

Preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of the quarterly activity related to interest rate swaps and assessment of continuation of hedge accounting. Preparation of monthly expense grids for corporate real estate and cost initiatives and reporting on variances. Preparation of general ledger entries to allocate corporate expenses to operating companies to support tax and regulatory reporting requirements. Preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of the monthly activity related to equity-based compensation. Preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of the monthly activity related to other intangible assets. Preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements including equity roll forward and compilation of monthly consolidation binder reviewed by Controller. Work closely with Tax to ensure quarterly tax entries are properly recorded. Preparation of quarterly guarantor financial information, including updating the investment in subsidiary and equity earnings journal entry template for any legal entity changes occurring in the current quarter. Preparation of journal entries for the Windstream Pension and OPEB Plan based on third party valuation. Preparation of all monthly balance sheet account reconciliations assigned to External Reporting. Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls processes and procedures. Assist in coordination of the internal and external financial audit processes. Assist in the preparation of the separate financial statements of the Windstream Pension Plan and Windstream 401(k) Plan. Other duties as assigned.


Strong understanding of accounting theory. Intermediate knowledge of US GAAP and ability to research and resolve accounting-related issues. Strong analytical and auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile account balances. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with an internal customer service focus. Microsoft Excel and JD Edwards experience. PowerPoint, Word and other Microsoft Office applications a plus. Proactive and independent. Detail oriented and organized. Ability to meet assigned deadlines. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other employees, management, and auditors. CPA a plus, but not required. Physical Tasks- Standing Occasionally: 0-33% | Walking Occasionally: 0-33% |Sitting and Stationary: Continuously: 67-100% | Bending: Occasionally: 0-33% | Crouching: Occasionally: 0-33% | Carrying: Occasionally: 0-33% | Reaching: Occasionally: 0-33% |Lifting -Lowering >1-15 lbs: Occasionally: 0-33% | Repetitive Hand Action: Medium Dexterity: Continuously: 67-100% | Fine Manipulating: Frequently: 34-66%

Audio Visual Needs - Hearing: Continuously: 67-100%| Near Vision: Continuously: 67-100% | Far Vision: Occasionally: 0-33% | Peripheral Vision: Occasionally: 0-33%

Equipment Used in Job Performance: Computer, Printer, Fax, Telephone, Basic Office Supplies, Copier

Starting pay for this position is $63,500 to $81,700.


Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group
  • AAPI - Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

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