Lead Accountant

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
What You'll Do

Perform accounting and analyses for the business.

Ensure accounting records are properly stated on monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting and reporting processes.

Participate in business initiatives to ensure accounting analyses are performed and documented, decision makers understand accounting implications, and accounting requirements are incorporated.

How You'll Do It

Complete accounting control activities, including account reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close reviews. Gather and review supporting details from source reporting and business partners.

Support new business initiatives and resolutions to production events.

Perform monthly close process, including representing team during meetings, completing specific financial reporting schedules, and performing month-end variance analyses.

Manage the flow of transactions through internal and external systems. Perform system testing, troubleshoot issues, and gather requirements. Facilitate the mapping of new transactions and ensure all transactions are appropriately reflected.

Identify and implement control improvements and process efficiencies.

Provide financial reports, perform audits, and ensure compliance.

Qualifications You'll Need
The Basics

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field

6+ years of experience in accounting, finance, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have

Master's degree in business administration, accounting, or related field

2+ years of experience in banking, payments, financial or regulatory reporting, or related field



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: 995347

Posted On: Jun 29, 2022

Updated On: Jul 13, 2022