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Accounting Business Analyst

Location: 

Austin, TX, US, 78727

Requisition ID:  5195

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Overview

Accounting Business Analyst II

 

OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE:
Makes recommendations using accounting expertise in order to improve and support customer activities and accounting processes. Responsible for providing analysis of business processes and system functionality evaluations directly to customer. 
 

Responsibilities

•    Utilizes accounting principles to develop, recommend, and test scenarios alongside the customer’s (Lottery) accounting department for new game launches, existing game modifications, and software changes.
•    Contributes to service batches, system delivery projects, and support of initiatives at the request of the customer and internal departments by ensuring accounting and financial integrity. 
•    Projects include gathering business requirements, supporting customer with User Acceptance Testing, and providing post live support.
•    Makes recommendations and changes in order to improve and support customer business activities and processes.
•    Assist management with the planning and design of short and long term customer opportunities. These opportunities will be focused in the area of the customer’s financial systems and processes.  
•    Collects data to assist and support cross-functional teams with incident identification, resolution, and root cause analysis to resolve problems.
•    Provides status reporting and tracking of customer related incidents, problems, and projects.
•    Support the Business Operations Manager with internal reporting (metrics and scorecards), invoicing activities, performing lottery gaming activities, continuous monitoring of auditable business requirements, and the gathering of requested audit data. 

Qualifications

•    Bachelors in Accounting or related field
•    CPA a plus (not required)
•    5+ years experience in accounting, audit, and/or in business at a technology company to include: 
o    Accounting or Finance
o    Business Analysis (interpret business requirements and relay to technology team)


 OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
•    Solid understanding of accounting and financial concepts
•    Customer relationship building skills
•    Cross-functional collaborator with excellent communication skills
•    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel       
•    Self-starter and self-managed
•    Analytical problem solver
•    Be able to deal and interpret some ambiguity

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

 


Nearest Major Market: Austin