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We are seeking self-motivated, collaborative, intellectually curious professionals with a strong work ethic to join our team. Our "grow from within" philosophy will prepare you for your next career move within Fiserv. Our Finance department has a tremendous success record and is high profile, interfacing and influencing at the highest levels. You must have influential communication skills with an ability to efficiently communicate the finance story. Our Finance leaders constantly guide our business to increase profitability. Requirements for consideration may include; a Finance or Accounting related degree, Finance/Accounting experience, highly effective data analysis skills, modeling experience is a plus with high proficiency in Excel.

  • Full-Time
  • Financial Analyst, Staff Accountant, Sr. Financial Analyst, Sr. Staff Accountant, Manager and Director.
  • 10-25%, varies by role
  • Glassdoor: 64%

Success Profile

Every candidate has their strengths, and at Fiserv, we want to match you to a career that allows you to put your best foot forward. Do you have the competencies outlined below? If so, you might be an excellent candidate for an Accounting & Finance career at Fiserv.

  • Communicator
    9
  • Influential/Persuasive
    10
  • Courageous
    7
  • Results Driven
    9
  • Deadline Oriented
    9
  • Versatile
    8
10
  • Achiever
  • Analytical
  • Focused
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Detail Oriented

Benefits

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Benefits

    Comprehensive benefit plans to suit your unique needs

  • Fuel Your Life Wellness Program

    Resources to elevate your well-being

  • 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plans

    When Fiserv performs well, so does your financial health

  • Employee Resource Groups

    Celebrating inclusion in the workplace

  • Providing the time off to manage personal needs

Responsibilities

Requisition ID R-10236693 Date posted 03/14/2022 City Brookfield State/Region Wisconsin Country United States

What does a great (Director, Technical Accounting) do?

Provides company-wide oversight and direction over U.S. GAAP technical accounting, merger and acquisition accounting, and internal financial policy matters for a $15 billion publicly traded, Fortune 500 company headquartered in Brookfield, WI.  This includes researching technical accounting matters and drafting related position papers, acquisition due diligence and finance integration activities, implementation of new accounting pronouncements, standardization of policy and procedures, special projects, and interface with the external auditors. The Director, Technical Accounting requires advanced research and analytical skills with a proven ability to drive accountability and results.

Essential Job Responsibilities:  

  • Perform analysis and technical accounting research related to revenue recognition, leasing activities, debt offerings, and other non-routine transactions that may arise.
  • Perform and overall management of accounting due diligence, acquisition valuations, purchase price allocations and finance integration activities related to business acquisitions, partnerships and dispositions.
  • Present complex accounting matters and relevant communications and analyses to management in a succinct manner.
  • Assist with corporate accounting review of significant renewals / new customer contracts for appropriate revenue recognition considerations.
  • Analyze the impact of emerging accounting standards on the Company and assess the broader implications for the business.  Implement and educate divisions of necessary changes and ensure proper disclosure in public filings.
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s processes and procedures.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing across the organization.
  • Serve as liaison with internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with special projects and perform various other tasks and ad hoc analysis, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

Education:                                                                        

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting

Job Related Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience required in public accounting (audit background), internal audit, and/or accounting with a large public corporation

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

Certifications:

  • CPA license (preferred)

Values / Qualities:

  • Strong organizational / time-management skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, anticipates future needs
  • Results focused while ensuring a high level of quality; detail oriented
  • Ability to make decisions based on precedent and solve arising issues using sound professional judgment, experience and research
  • Use of business understanding to solve accounting issues
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills

Functional Area Skills / Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of current accounting and financial reporting issues and practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with and understanding of purchase accounting and revenue recognition concepts
  • Process improvement capabilities and experience
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member with excellent interpersonal and managerial skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; SAP and BPC experience is preferred

Travel required: Yes   Percentage/frequency of travel minimal

Who We Are: Corporate Accounting Department

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

*Any offers made on 6/1/2022 - 8/31/2022 can qualify for a $5,000 sign on bonus. Candidate must be able to start work by September 2022. Internal employees not eligible.

This role is not eligible to be performed in Colorado
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