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 Worldwide as part of the Global Business Services Center (GBSC). The candidate will be responsible for delivering timely and accurate accounting services to our Mastercard Worldwide business unit(s) including rebate and incentive payment validation and processing as part of the financial month-end close process.


Review rebate and incentive payment requests for proper supporting documentation, requests may require translation from Spanish to English

Read contracts and validate rebate and incentive payment calculations by extracting driver data from various internal systems and independently re-calculating incentive payouts

Organize supporting documentation for review and approval

Enter payments into Mastercard Contra Revenue System (CRS)

Partner with regional finance to communicate and resolve payment calculation discrepancies

Review impact of payments and communicate any significant true-ups required

Participate in the month-end close process as required

Provide 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

Monitor performance indicators to track progress against goals

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

Partner with financial systems regarding CRS requirements, data, reporting, and functionality

Support SOX control compliance

Other duties as required

All About You:


Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA, preferred

MBA, preferred


Written and verbal fluency in Spanish and English

Knowledge of US GAAP and current accounting concepts

Prior revenue, contra revenue, and/or contract management experience, preferred

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong customer service and business acumen

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

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-62867