Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oldham
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: August 08, 2018 17:00

Job Description

The Group operates through three divisions – Gaming, Lottery and Digital. Collectively these offer customers a fully integrated technology platform and a customer focused experience.

All of Scientific Games’ divisions and employees are guided by the same core values:

By the Rules: Maintain integrity in everything we do.

To Improve the Game: Continuously innovate and raise the bar.

With Passion: We love what we do and have fun doing it!

Smart: Take ownership and hold ourselves accountable.

Together: One mission, one team, one Scientific Games.

To Win: Surpass the expectations of our stakeholders.

Project Accountant key responsibilities:

  • Technical accounting lead; analysing complex matters and providing advice on accounting application
  • Consolidation support for entities, providing support locally and to the US Corporate team
  • Projects – manage a number of finance projects across disciplines. Initial projects to include extraction of entity records and harmonisation of processes
  • Manage the completion of month end postings, reconciliations and reports to a demanding timeframe for the holding companies
  • Manage the external audit, ensuring key milestones are achieved and the audit is effectively conducted
  • Internal audit support
  • Manage the close down of entities within the Group which are identified as surplus to requirements
  • Support in the embedding of systems controls to facilitate the SOX environment
  • Other duties that may be required from time to time

Project Accountant key requirements:

  • Able to follow detailed instructions accurately
  • ACA qualified
  • A team player who is happy to work in an environment of mutual support
  • Able to prioritise own workload and manage time
  • Able to bring energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexible and willing to assist where required
  • Approachable in nature and able to work well with non-financial areas of the business
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high level of customer service
  • Good attention to detail
  • IFRS, US GAAP and European GAAP experience
  • Strong working knowledge of all Microsoft office packages; Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Previous experience of working in a large finance team
All third-party applications will be sent to Robert Walters