MasterCard Director, Accounting 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

Director, Accounting


The Business Leader will support the Payment Transactions Services and Operation & Technology business units by providing oversight to financial processes, evolving operational risk management, ensuring integrity and accuracy of financial statements, and ensuring compliance with accounting requirements.

The position will be required to build and foster relationships across the organization at various levels and with the shared service center.

Have you ever desired to work in a fast-paced environment where change is an essential part of every day?

Are you motivated to be part of a dynamic team helping building the foundation of new functions and relationships?

Have you partnered with customers in the past to make decisions that influence both sides to be the best for the company?


Guide financial decisions related to business transactions by providing accounting/regulatory advice and by monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures

Ensure ongoing compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports and advising management on needed actions

Evolve the operational risk monitoring program to identify opportunities for enhancements

Develop and implement process improvements to operational controls; i.e. efficiency and quality of output

Ensure a strong control environment monitoring and enforcing operational and SOX financial controls

Lead special projects and preforms various ad-hoc reporting or analysis as needed

All About You


Bachelor€™s degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent

Advanced degree preferred


Strong people management experience

Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and current accounting concepts

Preferred work experience-big 4 public accounting firm experience or similar technical accounting experience in large public company

Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and develop solid working relationships across multiple levels and organization boundaries

Previous experience in significant process improvements, with ability to meet project deliverables

Advanced MS Office skills (primarily Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and working knowledge of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle/Hyperion, SAP)

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-61628