Lead Financial Analyst

Last updated 25 days ago
Location:Riverwoods, Illinois

Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Job Description

Now is an incredibly exciting time to work in the Payments industry. Technology changes are transforming the way payments are made all across the world. From developed economies to emerging markets, payment methods and technologies are going through massive upheavals that differ based on region preferences, local infrastructure and many other factors. Join the Proprietary Discover Network FP&A team and help advise the Network business on financial matters as they navigate through unchartered territory.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide financial and business analysis support.

How You’ll Do It

  • Develop profitability analyses and projections for marketing and customer segments.
  • Analyze customer behaviors and product profitability trends to understand financial implications and influence actions.
  • Develop and enhance financial models. Improve forecasting accuracy and drive business insights.
  • Provide management with strategic advice and financial analyses for investment decisions, pricing changes, and channel and segment expansions.
  • Perform competitive analyses to drive strategic insights and actions.
  • Translate business opportunities and issues into financial analyses.
  • Develop business cases with recommendations to management.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in financial services, consulting, investment banking, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Master's degree in finance, business, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in financial services, consulting, investment banking, or related field


What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.