MasterCard Finance Leader, Accounting in Purchase, New York

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

Finance Leader, Accounting


Performs various financial reporting requirements and responsibilities, including preparing financial statements and related disclosures for SEC/statutory/other periodic filings, technical accounting research, and complex legal entity transaction accounting.


Preparation and review of various quarterly and annual financial statements (10-Qs/10-Ks, statutory financial statements, etc.), Earnings Releases, and Audit Committee materials, not limited to the following: Cash Flows, AOCI/Equity and EPS.

Drafting footnotes and other disclosures related to new and/or complex transactions

Effective technical accounting U.S. GAAP research for new, complex, or unusual transactions and analysis to determine the impact on the Company and assist with implementation (both external and intercompany transactions).

Preparation and review of monthly consolidated flash / pacing reports and Senior Management reporting packages

Preparation and review of financial statement analytics and monthly actuals to forecast analysis

Trusted advisor for Regions/Business units, Technical Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Legal, FP&A, and Investor Relations teams & ability to provide effective and timely guidance independently, as needed

Identify and drive process improvement initiatives, including leveraging system capabilities

Create/improve Company accounting policies and procedure documentation

Maintains a strong external control environment.

All About You:

Education & Licenses:

BS in Accounting required

CPA required

Skills/ Experience Preferred:

Strong background in SEC reporting is required including experience with SEC registrants

Big 4 accounting background preferred

Advanced knowledge of US GAAP pronouncements and SEC rules/regulations.

Strong organizational and project management skills, and attention to detail is required

Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).


Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-42134