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Manager Technical Accounting


Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  5611

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.


As a Manager in Technical Accounting, you will be responsible for leading special projects related to IGT’s compliance with U.S. GAAP for the Gaming segment.  This includes revenue transactions as well as other unique and complex transactions including complying with disclosure requirements, lease accounting, balance sheet analysis, fielding technical accounting questions, supporting Sarbanes-Oxley activities regarding key controls, and supporting the quarterly and annual financial reporting process.  A substantial portion of this role involves obtaining knowledge of IGT’s product offering and business case background and applying the appropriate accounting rules to various types of contract-based sales transactions, coordinating with finance teams from Sales, Finance, Accounting, Product and other business owners, and providing clear communication regarding the appropriate accounting treatment.  You will be required to research and apply your technical GAAP knowledge to current transactions, research proposed GAAP and assess the potential impact to IGT.  This position works on multiple high-priority projects simultaneously and requires a detail-oriented, highly technical accountant with strong verbal and written communication skills.  This individual will liaise with multiple business partners at various levels within IGT including senior-level executives, the sales team, product management, international subsidiaries, as well as internal and external auditors.  


•    Provide technical accounting guidance (both US GAAP and IFRS) to internal customers and prepare technical accounting position papers supporting conclusions reached
•    Provide guidance and training to divisional accounting and finance directors on technical accounting matters
•    Monitor and review the actual recording of the accounting treatment to ensure compliance with the issued technical accounting papers
•    Assist with the analysis of contracts under revenue recognition and leasing standards
•    Perform key control activities identified for matters within the Team’s scope
•     Support the month end close process
•    Support the quarterly and annual financial statement disclosure process
•    Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors


We are seeking a reliable Technical Accounting Manager who combines strong analytical skills with the ability to remain highly organized in a deadline-driven environment, while maintaining strict attention to detail. It is also important that you display excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to communicate professionally with internal and external contacts. Specific qualifications for this finance management role include:
•    B.A./B.S. Degree in Accounting
•    6 – 10 years of combined Public and Private Industry accounting
•    Excellent writing skills
•    Experience within a multinational business preferred 

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: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe