Accounting Analyst at Bread Financial (Remote)

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Job Summary

The Accounting department's role is to have accurate, timely and informative results with a service minded approach. As a department, our role is to assist others and to support our CFO with Alliance Data initiatives. Our financial systems are robust and integrated to have best of breed. As a team, we work hard and value working together towards a common goal. The Analyst, Accounting prepares timely and accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations and journal entries, completing expense and Balance Sheet analysis associated with the month-end close process as well as various daily tasks to ensure accuracy of general ledger accounts, management reporting and ad hoc analysis. Position will also be responsible for all assigned month-end processes including journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. Summary financial reports and ad hoc financial analysis is performed under general supervision from the manager. The Analyst, Accounting is responsible for the planning, executing and reporting as the lead resource for niche accounting subject areas and confers with manager on unusual matters and suggests improvement opportunities. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality or ingenuity and the Analyst has latitude for reviewed actions or decisions.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions 

Accounting:  Prepares monthly account reconciliations for various Balance Sheet accounts. Preparation includes detailed reconciliation with appropriate supporting documentation, knowledge of how the respective account is impacted to track down reconciling items, the ability to explain fluctuations and working cross-functionally to ensure reconciling items are resolved in a timely and accurate manner. Prepares recurring and ad hoc journal entries for various General Ledger accounts, which includes thoughtful understanding as to why each entry is required and attaching appropriate supporting documentation with proper footing.  Apply knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams to execute daily work. 

Reporting: Collect and compile simple financial information and assist accounting leaders to prepare accurate and timely financial reports, ad hoc reporting, and accounting statements for senior management. Reporting includes various metrics to upper management and meaningful analytics to assist management in driving the business forward and partner accordingly with clients. 

Financial Analysist:  Completes monthly analysis surrounding Income Statement and Balance Sheet accounts along with explaining variance fluctuations. Assists in providing the appropriate supporting documentation to internal/external auditors for various audits throughout the year. Analyzes complex reconciliations and create detailed financial models based on ad hoc initiatives. Provides detailed financial analysis around challenges, cause/effect and final resolution. Works cross-functionally with other departments, clients or vendors to ensure the accuracy of account activity along with timely written and verbal communications to management and internal customers with the potential to include detailed account investigation, issue resolution with vendor, clients and cardholders, executing accurate vendor/client adjustments and understanding the financial implications. Utilizes strong written and verbal communication. Apply basic knowledge on project managing an initiative from gathering requirements, following up with key resources, documenting project decisions and implementing the initiative.   



Reports to: Manager, Accounting, Sr Manager, Accounting or Director, Accounting 


Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements: Normal office environment, some travel may be required.  

Work Location: This position may be based remotely in any of the following states: Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Georgia, or North Carolina.


Direct Reports None 


Minimum Qualifications 

Two or more years experience in Accounting, journal entries, and account reconciliations 


Preferred Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Finance, or Business related 

Three or more years in  Accounting, journal entries, account reconciliations, analysis and reporting. 

Systems experience: Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams, PeopleSoft, Blackline 

About Bread Financial

At Bread Financial, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community, and be a part of our award-winning culture. We’ve been consistently recognized as a best place to work in many markets and we’re proud to promote an environment where you feel appreciated, accepted, valued, and fulfilled—both personally and professionally. Bread Financial supports the overall wellness of our associates with a diverse suite of benefits and offers boundless opportunities for career development and non-traditional career progression.

Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH) is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive product suite, including private label and co-brand credit cards, installment lending, and buy now, pay later (BNPL). Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer solutions that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded Bread CashbackTM American Express® Credit Card and Bread SavingsTM products.

Formerly Alliance Data, Bread Financial is an S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and committed to sustainable business practices powered by its 6,000+ global associates. To learn more about Bread Financial, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Bread Financial offers competitive pay, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
  • The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for the Company.
  • The Company participates in E-Verify.
  • The Company will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.
  • The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws. The Company will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process. Applicants with disabilities may contact the Company to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiting Team at [email protected]

New York City, NY: Disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status will be required after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment for associates who will work in the Company’s New York City, New York office on a full-time or hybrid basis (“NYC Associates”) to the extent allowed by applicable law. NYC Associates are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider reasonable accommodations where required by applicable law. 

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