Accountant I (REMOTE)


Georgia, United States Full-time in Accounting
    • Job ID 1851359

    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!


    About the Role:

    The objective of the Accountant I is to report Windstream revenue as accurately as possible given various supporting documents supplied from other departments, and data that can be queried. Value is added through the identification of efficiency opportunities, injection of innovation ideas, data analytics, and timely issue resolution. This role has oversight and management of revenue and expense reporting to include but not limited to accruals, deferrals, periodic true-ups, writeoffs, receivables management, payment tracking, and reclassification based on set or changing business rules.

    What You’ll Do:

    Facilitate month-end grid analysis and presentation of financials to Controller. Collaborate with members of the business dependent on revex reporting. Support Staff Manager by receiving and owning delegated projects. Maintain compliance with balance sheet reconciliation policy. Timely preparation of month-end journal entries to include adjusting entries when necessary. Review and submit internal and external audit requests when due. Assist in problem-solve activities and simplification of recurring processes. Do You Have:

    Strong business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges. Ability to communicate with management regularly. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (particularly Microsoft Excel). A positive and constructive attitude. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships across the business. Problem-solving and root cause identification skills. Strong accounting and MS Excel background required. Ability to examine journal entry application and apply GAAP principles to aid in the most accurate financial reporting possible given the information relied on. Data analysis skills to include SQL query creation/modification/simplification. Ability to challenge existing procedure and create positive change. Experience with timely analysis/resolution of high-priority issues. College degree and 1-3 years professional level experience; or 5+ years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

    Physical Tasks– Standing Occasionally: 0-33% Walking Occasionally: 0-33% Sitting Continuously: 67-100% Bending: Occasionally: 0-33% Crouching: Occasionally: 0-33% Pushing – Pulling: Occasionally: 0-33% Carrying: Occasionally: 0-33% Reaching Above Head: 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/Working Environment: Computer, Printer, Fax, Telephone, Basic Office Supplies, Copier

    The starting compensation range is $43,500 to $53,800.


    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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