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Sr Staff Accountant

Crown Castle
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Company overview

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the worlds most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of more than $80 billion.

Position Title: Sr Staff Accountant - 5E

Position Summary

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day operations and monthly closing aspects of the general accounting functions. Prepare and distribute proper financial statements and statistical reports.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations and monthly closing aspects of the general accounting functions in compliance with the Companys policies, US GAAP and SOX controls.

  • Complete account reconciliations and prepare financial statements and reports on a timely basis as required.

  • Work with other functional areas and departments to assure accurate and timely flow of information into financial statements, providing excellent customer service..

  • Analyze and research monthly financial statement variance analysis.

  • Responsible for planning, recommending and implementing system and reporting enhancements, while partnering with IT and/or any key stakeholders impacted.

  • Manage ambiguity by sharing anomalies and inconsistencies with leadership and assisting with resolution.

  • Be accountable to general ledger close and other sensitive deadlines.

  • Coordinate and prepare for financial audits as required.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline

  • Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA preferred

Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Five (5) years of related general accounting experience

  • Prior experience with telecommunications, construction or real estate industries and/or public accounting a plus

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of basic financial statement fundamentals, ledgers, and journal entries

  • Advanced knowledge of computer accounting software, specifically J.D. Edwards Office applications

  • Expertise in MS Excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven problem-solving ability

  • Ability to develop financial acumen to better understand economic and financial value drivers

Organizational Relationship

Reports to: Various

Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A

Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Additional Information: N/A

Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12

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