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Financial Operations System Manager - P159243_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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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.

Directs work of staff through effective delegation, serving as subject matter expert on multiple and complex business activities.

Demonstrates perspective and critical thinking that is cross functional, extending beyond the immediate area of responsibility. Able to get the heart of an issue and formulate solutions, leveraging technical expertise. Challenges the status quo by evaluating situations from multiple facets. Manages staff training, development, and performance in the area of responsibility. Develops relationships, expanding leadership influence to accomplish results through others. Responsible for the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment within the area of responsibility.

Applies judgement for the appropriate application of Corporate Policy, GAAP, Regulation, or established framework.

Interacts effectively with senior management as well as external parties, including auditors.

Demonstrates accountability and leadership in the advancement of priorities independent of management oversight.

Responsible for leading teams and/or projects and related work efforts for various department initiatives. Builds relationships across the Finance and Business Technology functions and seeks ways to support their objectives while pursuing the need for standardization, control, innovation, and efficiency.


  • Owns the administration and maintenance of the financial reporting environment.
  • Directs roadmap and future planning efforts creating a clear vision and timeline that result in more efficient processes, improved controls, and alignment to company objectives.
  • Assures compliance with the proper policies, procedures, and SOX controls, maintains system and process design standards, and system documentation.
  • Oversees the timely support and issue resolution for all applications for a user base of 400+ users, including researching issues and coordinating with IT.
  • Creates a culture of innovation and collaboration that is dedicated to delivering quality solutions that empower users, improve our control environment, support the needs of the business, and drive efficiency in our systems and processes.
  • Provides leadership, manages day-to-day team priorities and work assignments for the staff to ensure processing deadlines, service standards, and team goals are achieved.

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 financial reporting, accounting, finance, financial systems, or related field

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.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-06 Expires: 2019-10-06

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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