Senior Accountant

Location: US-Colorado-Denver
Department: Americas Controllership (4880)


About Us

Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.

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Role Summary

As an integral member of the Corporate Accounting team, the Senior Accountant role will be responsible for several key areas of the month-end close process and will lead the preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analyses.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and reconcile key balance sheet accounts ensuring proper supporting documentation
  • Perform and document month-end close procedures in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) internal control requirements
  • Analyze and document Income Statement and Balance Sheet fluctuations on a quarterly basis
  • Coordinate with teams across multiple departments and locations to obtain and distribute financial information
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, and summaries for Senior Management as required
  • Support the completion of quarterly reviews and annual audits. Prepare audit documentation as requested
  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements
  • Perform special projects and any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 4-5 years of general accounting experience, public accounting experience desirable
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SOX requirements
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle/HFM) is a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adhere and meet internal and external deadlines
  • Capability to prioritize workload and perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Our Core Values

  • Communicate and Connect
  • Deliver Excellence and Own it
  • Be Honorable
  • Operate as ONE
  • Learn and Embrace Change

Why You Should Work Here

A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!

The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is 74,000 - 87,000. Actual compensation will depend on factors such as location, experience, skills, certifications…etc.


Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.


Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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