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Lead Accountant - P154121_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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    P154121_S1

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for performing accounting and analyses for the business. Ensures accounting records are properly stated on monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting and reporting processes. Participates in business initiatives to ensure accounting analyses are performed and documented, decision makers understand accounting implications, and accounting requirements are incorporated.

Responsibilities
  • Completes accounting control activities, including account reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close reviews. Gathers and reviews supporting details from source reporting and business partners.
  • Supports new business initiatives and resolutions to production events.
  • Performs monthly close process, including representing team during meetings, completing specific financial reporting schedules, and performing month-end variance analyses.
  • Manages the flow of transactions through internal and external systems. Performs system testing, troubleshoots issues, and gathers requirements. Facilitates the mapping of new transactions and ensures all transactions are appropriately reflected.
  • Identifies and implements control improvements and process efficiencies.
  • Provides financial reports, performs audits, and ensures compliance.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or related field
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in MBA, Accounting, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Banking, Payments, Financial or Regulatory Reporting, or related field
  • CPA

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2019-09-07

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.


Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


 

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