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Director of Finance

Location: 

West Greenwich, RI, US, 02817

Requisition ID:  9102

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.

Overview

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Lottery Technology finance and in support of the CFO of Global Lottery, this is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced finance professional to play a critical role in the success of IGT’s Global Lottery finance organization.  The role is a key business partner with the business leaders to drive to achieve short, medium, and long-term strategic and financial goals.  The Director of Lottery Technology Finance is primarily responsible for the hands-on finance activities within the Global Infrastructure & Communications and CTO Lottery & Italy Technology organizations to include month end closing process, financial planning & forecasting, budget preparation, financial reporting & analysis, and management of 4 team members.  

Responsibilities

  • Month end closing process – Lead month end process through:
    • Review monthly journal entries
    • Document & report out variances (ex. Actual vs Forecast, Actual vs Budget) for monthly accounting review 
    • Monitor various cost distribution models for over/under absorption and make necessary journal entries
  • Financial Planning & Analysis 
    • Coordinate the internal forecast calendar with the teams to meet internal forecast dates
    • Perform financial forecasting of headcount, operating expenses, charge outs and capital expenditures forecast for assigned areas
    • Assist in preparation of forecast review presentation & necessary commentary 
    • Supports cost control initiatives, monitors metrics and KPI’s, creates various ad-hoc reporting and analyses
  • Budget preparation 
    • Support the annual 5-year plan preparation through system input, presentations, budget variance commentaries, and cost analyses 
    • Drive annual standard cost distribution models (ex. standard internal labor rates)
    • Ensure alignment with cost recipients from the various cost distribution models
    • Guide the team in development and improvements of reporting systems and tools
    • Develops and evaluates team personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of job-related accounting or forecast experience.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, ability to manipulate data extracts using Excel VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, sumif etc.
  • Self-motivated, able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Accomplished management skills and demonstrated ability to develop team 
  • Relationship management across all levels of a comparable size/structure organization
  • Highly organized with ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Proficient in SAP, BPC/Hyperion Planning Application, Excel and PowerPoint Understanding of and adherence to Accounting policies and SOX controls.

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