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Sr Accountant, Products Services

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We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives.  We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Sr Accountant, Products & Services

The role of the Sr. Accountant within the Products & Services Controller Group requires the individual to perform procedures critical to ensuring the integrity of the financial statements in partnership with the Global Business Shared Service organization and Regional controller groups and finance teams. The Products & Services Sr. Accountant will support the Director, Products & Services Controller to provide advisory support to the business teams across a number of areas, including accounting memos & policies, deal structures and terms and P&L line items and will ensure that strong controls are in place and are functioning as expected.

In this role, the individual is responsible for assisting the Director, Products & Services Controller in the following areas:

Major Accountabilities:
• Ensures integrity and accuracy of financials for certain verticals within Products & Services and has responsibility for ensuring compliance with policy and external and Corporate accounting requirements
• Prepares monthly quarterly and ad-hoc management reporting including variance analysis and executive presentations
• Assist in financial decisions related to business transactions including revenue transactions, vendor agreements, and acquisitions and investments by providing accounting/regulatory advice and by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
• Assists in contract reviews, preparation of technical accounting memorandums and ensures appropriate accounting treatment as well as alignment with the approved business case
• Supports a strong control environment by establishing, monitoring and enforcing operational and SOX controls based on corporate guidelines and general governance standards. Identify areas where controls can be strengthened
• Assists with the implementation of process improvements

All About You:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline, Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant or equivalent
• Strong general accounting knowledge including US & International GAAP
• Strong analytical skills with experienced reviewing and analyzing for appropriate accounting treatment
• Perform accounting research to assist with special projects
• Proactively builds relationships with business partner
• Experience executing controls and assessing their effectiveness
• Proficient PC skills, especially Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Hyperion & Oracle a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer