Accountant | Payment Acceptance

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
May 21, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

The Financial and Retail Services (FRS) organization is close to the action when it comes to communication-whether with guests or Target team members. From guest service professionals and product designers, to vendor managers and financial and workforce management analysts, FRS comprises several key and high-visibility areas that elevate and nurture Target's distinctive reputation. We cultivate loyalty and satisfaction through exceptional service and support. And we foster a culture of responsive, knowledgeable and committed service-from the inside out-through enterprise services our people can count on.

Beyond our world-class service centers, there are many important challenges to be met in other FRS teams like the FRS Operations and Product Team, which plays at the intersections of process and technology, and Service Center Shared Operations (SCSO) which develops comprehensive service delivery strategies for our service centers. FRS Product Design manages and grows loyalty, frequency and other marketing programs for all Payment Cards (REDcard, GiftCard). The Credit Strategy and Compliance team manages the credit card program and related interactions with our bank partner, and includes the Credit Strategy, Credit Risk Underwriting and Compliance functions. And, the FRS Controller heads up FRS Accounting and Financial Operations, including Accounting and Control, Retail Bankcard Services, Target Card Services, Fraud Prevention & Dispute Resolution.

As an Accountant at FRS, you will be responsible for daily balancing related to credit and debit card transactions. You'll build a solid understanding of credit and debit card process flows through Target and vendor systems, and the related accounting implications. You will support the month-end financial close process, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations, support our Target India accounting partners and serve as point person to other teams for questions regarding account reconciliations or balances. You will act as a contact for FRS SOX processes and be responsible for the documentation of internal controls process memos and flows. You will prepare schedules and information as requested for internal and external audits. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• Four year Accounting, Business or Finance degree
• 2-4 years accounting or audit experience
• High degree of initiative and ability to work independently
• Detail-oriented approach to preparation and review of financial information
• Outstanding problem solving skills
• Excellent PC skills (particularly Excel)
• Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks


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