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Director Corporate Accounting - Technical Accounting

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  7726

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. 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 approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Responsibilities

Summary: 
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced accounting professional to play a critical role in the success of IGT’s global accounting organization. The Director of Corporate Accounting is primarily responsible for ensuring that IGT’s Corporate Accounting activities (including, business combinations, debt, derivatives, stock-based compensation, etc.) are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP and IFRS) and its internal control structure is designed and operating effectively.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
As the Director of Corporate Accounting this individual will oversee a team in applying critical judgements and developing accounting positions for complex transactions. In performing these responsibilities, the position is responsible for oversight of accounting judgements performed by various finance and business functions, including:
•    Treasury – debt, derivatives, factoring/securitization;
•    Corporate FP&A – segment determinations & corporate allocations;
•    Business Development (M&A) – business combinations, divestures, joint ventures;
•    Tax – intercompany debt, intragroup transactions;
•    P&T – compensation plans (STI, LTI, executive compensation plans), corporate restructuring;
•    Legal – legal contingency assessments;
•    Corporate consolidations & accounting – consolidation entries, goodwill impairment
Other Duties include:
•    Identifying financial statements risks and managing appropriate accounting treatment
•    Working with external and internal auditors supporting financial statement audits and control evaluations
•    Interacting with senior-level executives of the organization including; Finance, Legal, Compliance and Corporate Accounting
•    Reviewing regulatory compliance filings of accounting information
•    Supporting VP Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
•    Leading corporate project Initiatives aimed at process improvements, best practices and operational efficiency
•    Managing recruiting, development, retention, compensation and performance management for team of direct reports

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: 

•    Ability to work collaboratively across multiple functional units and levels within the organization
•    Exceptional financial and analytical skills including substantial experience with valuation, accounting principles and financial statement analysis
•    Considered an expert in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
•    Strong organizational skills enabling simultaneous management of multiple projects
•    Highly motivated, results-oriented with ability to take initiative in a diverse organization
•    Sound judgement and business acumen
•    Strong presentation skills
•    Able to use data to tell the accounting story related to contemplated complex transactions


PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 
•    10+ years of experience in accounting
•    5+ years management experience
•    Experience with analysis and interpretation of technical accounting guidance, compliance regulations and legal documents
•    SOX and SEC reporting experience
•    Understanding of U.S. audit rules and regulations
•    Project management
•    Bachelor’s degree; Masters preferred Advanced degree, CPA or special skill related to position or equivalent

Keys to Success

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

 

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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.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island