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 contract review, plus being a key contributor in the financial month-end close process for rebates and incentives, and rebate and incentive payment validation, processing, and approval.


Review executed contracts and create customers, deals and incentives in the Mastercard Contra Revenue System (CRS)

Accomplish timely, accurate close of the CRS sub ledger and Oracle general ledger including creation and review of journal entries

Identify and prepare manual journal entries through the analysis of close results, trends and actual to budget/forecast

Prepare and review general ledger account reconciliations

Perform detailed review of rebate and incentive payment requests including contract review and validation of driver data to various internal systems

Prepare and approve rebate and incentive payments with proper supporting documentation

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

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

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.€‹
Requisition ID: R-68221