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Senior Financial Accountant

Company: Alliance Data card services
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Senior Financial

Analyst will support the accounting policy and control function of the Card

Services line of business including performing research and documentation of

emerging accounting topics and providing technical support to internal and

external auditors. Further

responsibilities include preparation and review of various reporting schedules,

including SEC filings. The successful

candidate will be able to provide analytical rigor to financial results, working

with financial and operational metrics as well as identifying and implementing improvements

to the existing policy and control environment.

This individual will also conduct technical research to provide

management with definitive financial data for use in setting and realizing


Reports to

Manager, Accounting Policy & Control

Essential Job Functions


Research, document, and defend policy positions

on emerging accounting topics, including new pronouncements and transaction-related



Provide coordination and support for external

and internal audits, SOX, and regulatory examinations.


Draft control documentation for financial

controls residing outside of the Card Services Finance & Accounting



Efficiently create and explain ad-hoc reporting of

non-managed metrics for senior management.


Produce monthly and quarterly reporting for the

Retail line of business including key driver tracking and analysis reporting.


Develop and maintain financial models to assist

in the financial close and provide analysis of actual results.


Analyze data and financial models to evaluate

the allowance for loan loss as well as other financial assets.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; CPA


Highly Proficient with Microsoft Excel

Experience with SQL

Experience with Hyperion Essbase

Experience with PeopleSoft Financials

Work Experience

5 years of finance/accounting/audit

experience with progressive levels of responsibility

2 years Public Accounting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



Must have the ability to quickly grasp the

organization, work environment, products and processes with working knowledge

of SOX, GAAP, ASC Codification and financial analysis.


Must be able to generate practical solutions for

emerging issues.


Must be able to make and defend decisions based

on relevant facts and circumstances.


Strong financial analysis and reporting skills.


Ability to independently manage multiple

projects and deadlines effectively


Knowledge of general ledger accounting.

Skills and



Strong analytical and quantitative skills.


Strong oral and written communication skills.


Ability to independently identify and resolve

problems, including research, evaluation, summarization, and interpretation.


Develop creative and concise analysis with

minimal direction that identifies issues, assists in finding solutions to

issues, etc.


Develop conclusions founded on reason, logic and



Demonstration of proactive leadership.


Aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy.


Ability to work independently.


Determine priorities and meet critical



Manage time effectively. Function productively

under stress and tight deadlines.Alliance Data card services businessAlliance Data's card services business develops market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs for many of the world's most recognizable brands. Through our branded credit programs, we help build more profitable relationships between our partners and their cardmembers, and drive lasting loyalty. We uphold our Know more. Sell more.-- promise by leveraging unmatched customer insights, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching innovative capabilities. It's how we deliver increased sales to our partners, build enduring loyalty to their brands, and provide more value to our cardmembers.

  • Alliance Data offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
  • All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of credit and background checks.
  • Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.
  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.
  • Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.
  • Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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