Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
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, if applicable.
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, if applicable.
Reviews internal and external presentations including managing the tie-out process with proper documentation, if applicable.
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
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
4+ years Accounting, Finance or related
3-4 years public accounting experience
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.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs