It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what
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 Senior Analyst,
Accounting will be responsible for various accounting activities
including reporting and analysis, reconciliation research and
oversight, forecasting and modeling, control reviews and audit
responses. In addition, the Senior Analyst drives forward various
company initiatives, including but not limited to, application of
current accounting guidance, data-driven management reporting,
process build-outs, systemic upgrades and new capabilities, etc. By
working independently as well as part of a team, the Analyst is a
key role in identifying and implementing continuous improvement and
moving projects forward.
Essential Job Functions
Relationship Building- Proactively partners with various areas
of the business to establish effective relationships, influence and
create meaningful analysis for decision-making related to various
key initiatives. This includes directly communicating and
developing relationships with key internal customers in upper
management. Able to run a meeting with upper leaders with
assistance from manager.
Accounting: Complete assigned daily ledger entries and other
financial transactions in accordance with accounting principles so
that the general ledger is accurate and up to date. Complete or
review account reconciliations, researching and resolving
outstanding items as necessary. Apply knowledge of Microsoft Office
tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams to execute daily
work. Follow established procedures and guidelines to accurately
maintain the organization's financial records and transactions.
Financial Analysis- Operate in an often-ambiguous environment
which calls for investigation/discovery by asking probing questions
to discover the root cause of issues. Create, vet, propose, provide
oversite, and drive solutions to completion.. Apply strong
analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to propose
positive business solutions to complex problems by presenting
improvement findings, recommendations and opportunities to
management. Responsible for detailed understanding the "why" behind
daily tasks and has a general understanding of "why" on somewhat
complex accounting topics and business operations. Provides
thorough analysis on complex topics to include challenges,
cause/effect and final resolution. Utilizes depth of business and
technical knowledge and experience to anticipate required changes
to current and future processes. Understands complexities between
business operations in order to provide financial impact to
management. Willingness to think outside of the box in terms of
Project Management- Lead process improvements and initiatives
with minimal management involvement. Project manage initiatives
from gathering requirements, following up with key resources,
documenting project decisions and implementing the initiative.
Pushes forward improvements to policies, procedures, and processes
that improve consistency, accuracy and timeliness as well as
strengthen internal controls. Establishes clear controls &
monitoring as a result of the issues management process, including
governance, self-assessments, testing, reporting, communication and
training. Self-starter with ability to work independently and
multitask to meet deadlines. Demonstrate attention to detail and
accuracy by analyzing data and drawing conclusions based upon the
data. Establish and meet critical deadlines while prioritizing
multiple activities and complex projects simultaneously.
Reports to: Manager, Accounting, Sr Manager, Accounting or
Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements: Normal office
environment, some travel may be required.
Direct Reports: None
- High school diploma or equivalent experience
- Four or more years in Accounting, journal entries, account
reconciliations, analysis and reporting.
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting,
Finance, or Business field
- Certification - Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal
Auditor, professional certification relevant to accounting,
auditing, financial, or risk management fields
- Five or more years in Accounting, journal entries, account
reconciliations, internal controls, analysis and reporting.
- Systems experience: Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Teams, PeopleSoft, Blackline
Bachelor's Degree, High School Diploma (Required)
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - Institute of Internal
Auditors, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants
Four or more years
Accounting, Accounting Analysis, Accounting Principles,
Accounting Reconciliations, Accounting Reporting, Blackline, Excel
Formulas, Finance Analysis, Financial Reporting, General Ledger
Administration, Internal Controls, Journal Entries, Management
Reporting, Microsoft Excel Data Analysis, Pivot Tables, Project
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
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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, a FORTUNE 500 and S&P MidCap 400
company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with more than 8,000
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 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 TaOps@alliancedata.com.
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