MasterCard Senior Accountant in O'Fallon, Missouri

Who is Mastercard?

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

Senior Accountant


Are you motivated to work in a team that provides global services?

Do you like to simplify, standardize, and transform existing processes?

The Senior Accountant will provide excellent accounting services to Mastercard as part of the Global Business Services Center (GBSC). The candidate will be responsible for delivering timely and accurate accounting services to our Mastercard business unit(s) including the financial month-end close process.


Accomplish timely, accurate close of the general ledger in accordance with U.S. GAAP including preparation and review of general ledger journal entries to support various business units, regions and/or corporate controller€™s group

Analyze results of monthly trends, year-over-year and actual to budget/forecast to discuss with finance business partners for completeness

Prepare and review various balance sheet account reconciliations

Perform detailed account analysis; investigate and resolve complex issues

Provides overall support and customer service to business partners located throughout the MasterCard Worldwide organization

Recommend, develop and implement process improvements to improve accounting operational efficiency, quality of output and optimize synergies

Monitors performance indicators to track progress against goals

Performs various ad-hoc reporting, analysis or projects, as needed

All About You:

Bachelor€™s degree in Accounting or Finance

Progressive accounting experience preferably in a large, global environment

Well-developed knowledge of U.S. GAAP and current accounting concepts

Ability to deliver accurate results in a fast-paced environment with attention to deadline constraints

Robust understanding of financial/ERP systems, preferably direct experience with Oracle

Prior experience in significant process improvements projects

Organize and prioritize multiple activities among a team with a high sense of urgency

Customer service oriented with the ability to communicate effectively and develop solid working relationships across multiple levels and organization boundaries

Capable of working within a changing environment with excellent analytical, planning and organization skills

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.€‹

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Requisition ID: R-71456