1+ months

Senior External Reporting Analyst - P203974_S1

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates external audits of legal entities and employee benefit plans.
  • Reviews internal and external presentations including managing the tie-out process with proper documentation.
  • 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.

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)

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: 2019-07-16 Expires: 2019-10-05

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