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Tax Accounting, Technology Specialist - P25684_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P25684_S1
\u003Cp\u003EAt 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. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work.\u003C/strong\u003E Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EManages and represents multiple and occasionally complex business activities, spanning cross-functionally in terms of expertise and contributions. Evaluates facts and circumstances to derive conclusions and influence decision making through effective communication. Engages and leverages relationships to achieve end-to-end results. Ensures the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment over the areas of responsibility. Applies judgment for the appropriate application of Corporate Policy, GAAP Regulation, or established framework. Demonstrates accountability and leadership in the advancement of priorities independent of management oversight.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EThis position offers a challenging and fast paced environment. We are looking for a candidate with process automation and data analytics experience. The candidate should have a continuous process improvement mind set. The role will be responsible with providing effective tax rate and balance sheet forcasts and provide trends and insights to management. The position offers the right candidate the opportunity to apply experience and knowledge towards Discover\u0027s future tax technology and automation.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIncome Tax Reporting: Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual income tax provision accounting for uncertain tax positions; prepares and/or reviews monthly journal entries and account reconciliations; prepares separate and consolidated income tax footnotes for financial statements such as 10Q and 10K; prepares federal and state returns to provision and conducts tax research and documentation.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProcess improvement, automation and technology related initiatives.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETax Forecasting: Assists in the preparation of effective tax rate forecast and analysis and in the preparation of tax balance sheet forecast.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ERegulatory Reporting: Assists in tax computations for regulatory reporting, including CCAR and Call Report.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdheres to department policies regarding managing, updating, and ensuring the tax accounting quarterly and annual procedures and compliance with required SOX control objectives. Assists with internal and external auditors.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003EINDDFS \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Information Technology, Accounting, Finance or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience in Process Improvement and Automation in Public Accounting of large corporate departments. Data analytics and Visualization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in Oracle, Tableau/Power BI, Power Query, Data Analytics or similar software or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaster\u0027s Degree in Information Technology, Finance or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in OneSource Income Tax Provision, or similar software experience or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in working knowledge of federal and state income taxes, ASC 740 and ASC 450 or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELean process improvement experience highly preferred\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETechnology background to include; data analytics, Tableau\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProcess improvement driven; make streamlined recomendations\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdvanced Microsoft Excel Skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E 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 \u0026 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. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E

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Posted: 2019-07-11 Expires: 2019-12-12

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