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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
Responsible for federal and state tax compliance, including business advisory as well as monitoring all income tax policies as they relate to Discover. Supports all federal and state income tax audits, including gathering the requested data, summarizing Discover's tax positions, and appealing tax authority decisions as necessary. Demonstrates subject matter expertise for Federal compliance and provision by advancing more technical concepts unique to role, problem solving and analysis.What You’ll Do
Ability to focus on several moderately complex business activities.
Demonstrate subject matter expertise by advancing more technical concepts unique to role, problem-solving and analysis.
Regularly engaged with business partners or auditors to facilitate understanding of transactions and activities.
Assess the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment over the areas of responsibility.
Requires moderate degree of judgement for the appropriate application of Corporate Policy, GAAP, Regulation or established framework.
Able to advance responsibilities and/or priorities largely independent of management oversight.
Prepare federal and/or state tax returns in accordance with regulations. Perform detailed analysis and research to support positions taken on tax returns and ensure audit-ready documentation is maintained for all tax filings.
Complete tax control activities, such as account reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close review. Each requires gathering the relevant supporting details from source reporting and/or business partners and taking action based on independent review. Demonstrate subject matter expertise and ability to apply judgement in decision-making to advance more technical components of position responsibilities.
Represent role and awareness of broader team functions in cross-functional teams to support the advancement of priorities in areas of responsibility, new business initiatives and/or resolution of production events, the scopes of which may evolve over time and be long-term in nature.
Identify and implement control improvements and process efficiencies relating to role, supporting automation and a stronger control environment.
Provide financial reporting, audit, and compliance support by responding timely and accurately to all information requests.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or other financial discipline
2+ years of experience in Corporation Tax in large corporate tax function and/or Public Accounting
Bonus Points If You Have
Master’s Degree in Taxation
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.