Sr Assoc, Accounting Svcs

at Discover Bank in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies.We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.


Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.


Job Description


Ability to focus on several moderately complex business activities. Demonstrates subject matter expertise by advancing more technical concepts unique to role, problem-solving and analysis. Regularly engages with business partners or auditors to facilitate understanding of transactions and activities. Assesses the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment over the areas of responsibility. Requires a moderate degree of judgement for the appropriate application of Corporate Policy, GAAP, Regulation, or established framework. Regularly makes evaluations of facts and circumstances and is able to effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations for remediation or process improvements. Able to advance responsibilities and/or priorities largely independent of management oversight.



Prepares consolidated and individual legal entity financial statements as well as multiple employee benefit plan financial statements.


Coordinates external audits of legal entities and employee benefit plans.


Stays informed of GAAP/IFRS and other reporting changes that may impact the financial statements. Reviews changes in local regulations to determine impact on subsidiaries in various countries.


Supports monthly close process, including maintaining controls and documenting the monthly close and preparation of the Legal Reporting Package.


Prepares materials for quarterly earnings release and the Audit Committees of the Discover Financial Services Board of Directors and the Discover Bank Board of Directors under direction of manager working with other areas as needed.


Reviews internal and external presentations including managing the tie-out process with proper documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

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


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance


2+ years Accounting, Finance, or related field


In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of Accounting, Finance, or related field


Preferred Qualifications

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


4+ years Accounting, Finance or related


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)




What are you waiting for? Apply today!


The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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Job Posting: 858040

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 13, 2021