Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-Remote Location
Pay Range
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00


TDS, a Fortune 1000® national communications company, is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Accountant


We are open to filling this position remotely or at one of our office locations:  Madison, WI; Eden Prairie, MN; Chicago, IL; Des Moines / Cedar Rapids, IA; Denver, CO or Scottsdale, AZ. 


If you enjoy challenging work and have a passion to grow and learn, then consider making a move to an organization that offers life/work balance, career growth, tuition reimbursement, certification support and more!  Come join and add value to our team.


This position will be with our General Accounting team, ensuring that revenue and SG&A expenses are appropriately stated on the general ledger. This role will also prepare periodic regulatory filings for various state and Federal agencies.  


The Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring compliance with internal controls and executing general accounting activities primarily in support of General & Fixed Assets Accounting.  Responsibilities include the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and preparing financial statements and reports. TDS has a complex structure with multiple entities and Accountants are assigned responsibility across all business segments.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field -OR- 4+ years professional work experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 

Other Qualifications:

  • CPA or eligibility to sit for the exam 
  • Ability to work effectively in complex fast-moving organization, satisfying needs of diverse constituents, under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Expertise in Excel, Word and Access; SAP knowledge a strong plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial calculations and accounting reconciliation methods.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and active listening skills.
  • Proven ability to present results in a clear and concise manner to all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and/or within a team setting.
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values with impeccable integrity. Exhibits confidence and credibility and team-above-self outlook.
  • Sharp, rigorous thinker who can operate as an intellectual leader among bright, high-energy peers.
  • Strong results orientation, which includes achieving improvement commitments, performance metrics and targeted and required delivery dates.
  • Willing to immerse self in the business and develop an understanding of the requirements of the users of the financial information.

To apply for this position, or to learn more about our company, please visit


This position has an annualized rate of pay that may range from $60,000 - $75,000, based on a number of factors which may include position level, internal equity and market location, and may also vary based on job-related knowledge, skills, education, and experience. Associates are also eligible for a potential annual performance award (bonus), based on annual individual and company performance.


Our organization provides a comprehensive total rewards package.  Offerings include comprehensive health & well-being benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, associate assistance program); savings & retirement programs (401(k) with company match); and other benefits which include, but are not limited to, an education assistance program, adoption assistance, auto/home/group legal plans, paid parental and family medical leave, paid volunteer days (up to three days per year), vacation days (fifteen days accrued per year for full-time/pro-rated accrual per year for part-time), paid sick/care-giver days (ten days accrued per year for full-time/pro-rated accrual per year for part-time), seven paid national holidays and one floating holiday.  Short-term and long-term disability is also available for full-time associates.




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