Overview

Job Locations:
Columbus, OH
09 – USA Ohio Work From Home

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Job Summary

The Accounting department’s role is to have accurate, timely and informative results with a service minded approach. As a department, our role is to assist others and to support our CFO with Alliance Data initiatives. Our financial systems are robust and integrated to have best of breed. As a team, we work hard and value working together towards a common goal. The Analyst, Accounting prepares timely and accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations and journal entries, completing expense and Balance Sheet analysis associated with the month-end close process as well as various daily tasks to ensure accuracy of general ledger accounts, management reporting and ad hoc analysis. Position will also be responsible for all assigned month-end processes including journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. Summary financial reports and ad hoc financial analysis is performed under general supervision from the manager. The Analyst, Accounting is responsible for the planning, executing and reporting as the lead resource for niche accounting subject areas and confers with manager on unusual matters and suggests improvement opportunities. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality or ingenuity and the Analyst has latitude for reviewed actions or decisions.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions 

Accounting:  Prepares monthly account reconciliations for various Balance Sheet accounts.  Preparation includes detailed reconciliation with appropriate supporting documentation, knowledge of how the respective account is impacted to track down reconciling items, the ability to explain fluctuations and working cross-functionally to ensure reconciling items are resolved in a timely and accurate manner. Prepares recurring and ad hoc journal entries for various General Ledger accounts, which includes thoughtful understanding as to why each entry is required and attaching appropriate supporting documentation with proper footing.   Apply knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams to execute daily work. 

Reporting: Collect and compile simple financial information and assist accounting leaders to prepare accurate and timely financial reports, ad hoc reporting, and accounting statements for senior management.  Reporting includes various metrics to upper management and meaningful analytics to assist management in driving the business forward and partner accordingly with clients. 

Financial Analysist:  Completes monthly analysis surrounding Income Statement and Balance Sheet accounts along with explaining variance fluctuations. Assists in providing the appropriate supporting documentation to internal/external auditors for various audits throughout the year.   Analyzes complex reconciliations and create detailed financial models based on ad hoc initiatives.  Provides detailed financial analysis around challenges, cause/effect and final resolution.  Works cross-functionally with other departments, clients or vendors to ensure the accuracy of account activity along with timely written and verbal communications to management and internal customers with the potential to include detailed account investigation, issue resolution with vendor, clients and cardholders, executing accurate vendor/client adjustments and understanding the financial implications. Utilizes strong written and verbal communication. Apply basic knowledge on project managing an initiative from gathering requirements, following up with key resources, documenting project decisions and implementing the initiative.   

  

Reports to:  Manager, Accounting, Sr Manager, Accounting or Director, Accounting 

 

Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements: Normal office environment, some travel may be required.  

 

Direct Reports None  

 

Minimum Qualifications 

Two or more years experience in Accounting, journal entries, and account reconciliations 

 

Preferred Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Finance, or Business related 

Three or more years in  Accounting, journal entries, account reconciliations, analysis and reporting. 

Systems experience: Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams, PeopleSoft, Blackline 

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Certifications:

Work Experience

Two or more years

Skills

Accounting, Accounting Principles, Accounting Software, Account Reconciliations, Blackline, Financial Analysis, General Ledger Reconciliations, Journal Entries, Management Reporting, Monthly Close Process, PeopleSoft Financial Management, Workday Financial Management

About Alliance Data Card Services

Alliance Data Card Services provides market-leading private label, co-brand, general purpose and commercial credit card programs, digital payments and Comenity-branded financial services. Using the industry’s most comprehensive and predictive data set, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching capabilities, Alliance Data Card Services has been helping partners increase sales and provide greater value to their customers for more than 30 years. Follow Alliance Data Card Services on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.   

About Bread®

A division of Alliance Data, Bread is a leading digital payments company that works with merchants and partners to personalize payment options for their customers. Through its full-funnel recommendation engine, Bread empowers merchants to sell more, improve conversion and lift average-order-value. Follow Bread on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Alliance Data Card Services and Bread are a proud part of the Alliance Data enterprise, an S&P MidCap 400 company that consists of businesses that together employ approximately 8,000 associates worldwide.

  

  • 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.

  • Alliance Data complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws.  Applicants with disabilities may contact Alliance Data to request an arrange for accommodations.  If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.  Please contact the Recruiting Team at [email protected].

Job Family:

Finance,Accounting and Banking

Job Type:
 

Regular