Associate Accountant - #494856

Discover Financial Services

Date: 10/14/2021 11:30 AM

City: New Castle, Delaware

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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

  • Ensure that reports and transactional information relating to areas of responsibilities are appropriately reflected in financial reporting.

  • Execute control activities in support of accurate books and records.

  • Ensure appropriate application of corporate policies and procedures, GAAP, and regulations in decision-making or problem resolution.

How You'll Do It

  • Participate in cross-functional teams to help advance priorities in areas of responsibility, new business initiatives, and/or resolution of production events.

  • Perform financial reporting, audit, and compliance support by satisfying all requests timely and accurately with requested information.

  • Identify and implement control improvements and process efficiencies supporting automation and a stronger control environment.

  • Manage the flow of transactions through various internal and external systems. Support related system-testing efforts and trouble-shooting.

  • Ensure transactions are appropriately reflected to support accurate financial reporting.

  • Perform accounting control activities, including account reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close review. Gather relevant supporting details from source reporting and/or business partners.

Qualifications You'll Need

The Basics

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

  • In lieu of a degree, 4+ years of accounting, finance, 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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