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Senior Accounting Analyst - 0524


JOB TITLE Senior Accounting Analyst
DEPARTMENT: Accounting
REPORTS TO: Manager, Aaccounting & ERP
LOCATION Corporate



The Senior Accounting Analyst provides financial analysis relevant to company initiatives and decisions.

Assists in accurate and timely general ledger and period end closings and participates in monthly financial preparation and review.


  • Works with other departments on return-on-investment analytics for various company initiatives, including new games and promotions. Develops a good understanding of lottery games and payouts to advise on financial implications.


  • Oversees daily and monthly accounting activities to maintain the general ledger and prepare the monthly financial reports.


  • Prepares monthly financial statements and supporting schedules.


  • Assists with complex accounting tasks.


  • Assists with developing policies and procedures and maintaining adherence to internal controls and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).


  • Assists in the development of the annual corporate budget.


  • Assists in analysis of actual spend versus budget and development of annual projections.


  • Analyzes process gaps, establishes best practices for business processes and transactions, and facilitates process changes. Identifies and strives for continued process improvement.


  • Serves as one of the subject matter experts of the ERP system, providing assistance in identifying and implementing enhancements.


  • Performs transaction testing as part of quality assurance project testing.


  • Works with external auditors and prepares requested schedules for the fiscal year audit.


  • Assists in the preparation of the annual comprehensive financial report.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or similar degree required. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience in accounting or financial analysis is required.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).
  • Competent computer skills with advanced Microsoft Excel expertise.
  • Experience serving as a business analyst, making recommendations for improvement to company business processes.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple departments.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


Must be able to exhibit the KLC’s core values:

  • Integrity – We do the right thing.
  • Accountability – We are accountable to the Governor, the General Assembly, the people of the Commonwealth and to each other.
  • Social Responsibility – We are a good corporate citizen, giving back to the community.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We value and respect our colleagues, our customers, and the communities we serve. 
  • Teamwork – We believe in collaboration and the strength of people coming together to achieve something great.
  • Innovation – We embrace innovation, working to proactively see opportunities.
  • Fun – We have fun at work and enjoy a positive work environment.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Office/Hybrid environment in accordance with KLC policies. 
  • Travel – Less than 5%.


  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds: Occasionally
  • Standing or sitting: Continuously
  • Moving: Occasionally
  • Reaching, writing, fingering, typing: Continuously
  • Talking and hearing: Frequently
  • Seeing: must be able to read reports and use a computer: Continuously
  • Sitting for long periods of time: Frequently


We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including medical, dental, vision, wellness program, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, company paid short-term and long-term disability, voluntary benefit plans, generous paid time off plans, retirement plans – including 401(k), 457(b), IRAs, and a money purchase retirement plan in which the company contributes a portion of your base pay.  


  • Interested candidates may send their resume and salary expectations to: klcjobs@kylottery.com 
  • Please indicate “Position #0524” in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • We will only contact candidates who match the qualifications for this role and who are selected for the next steps in the talent acquisition process.


The Kentucky Lottery Corporation is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Our mission is to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is valued. We’re all winners when we embrace our differences.