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Senior Accounting Analyst - 1223

 

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

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Accounting Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining efficient and effective business processes, supported by the Dynamics 365 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The Senior Accounting/ERP Analyst assists in accurate and timely general ledger and period end closings and participates in monthly financial preparation and review. This role also provides financial analysis relevant to company initiatives and decisions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with other departments on return-on-investment analytics for various company initiatives, including new games and promotions.

 

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

 

  • Performs monthly reconciliations and ensures timely completion.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Plans and conducts full training sessions for new hires related to financial systems and processes.

 

  • Reviews ERP system’s capabilities and strives for best functionality towards management goals.

 

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

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to build relationships with retailers; must be able to work well with partners and other employees of the company. 
  • Proven decision making and judgment capability with minimal supervision. 
  • Must possess creative thinking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills, knowledge of retail environment, general business & marketing practices, ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to follow instructions and meet deadlines with complete accuracy. 
  • Ability and willingness to handle multiple projects on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Ability to gather data for post-performance measurements and analyze cost/benefit success. 
  • Must be extremely organized, thorough, and detail-oriented. 
  • Must be outgoing and energetic. 
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule (which may include working additional hours if needed).

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

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

 

BENEFITS

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.  

 TO APPLY

  • Interested candidates may send their resume and salary expectations to: klcjobs@kylottery.com 
  • Please indicate “Position #1223” 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.

 

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