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Assistant Controller

About the Company

Kindred Group knows what it takes to be a major player in the sports and entertainment industry. As one of the world's largest providers of sports betting and online gaming, with over $1B in annual revenue, Kindred is now expanding into the US market via the Unibet brand.

 

Our Company's diverse workforce of over 1,500 includes over 50 different nationalities based all over the world. When you join our team, there is a guaranteed sense of belonging, inclusiveness and team spirit. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join an established company growing in the US, and in the early days of online sports betting across the nation.

 

Job purpose/summary

Reporting to the VP Finance, the Assistant Controller will establish and build a high performing accounting team to meet the growth demands of Kindred's expansion in the US. Responsible for overseeing the daily functions of online gaming and sports betting accounting and financial reporting. You will partner with other functions outside finance in the US and globally, and build strong network across Kindred Group.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee Accounting, Payroll, Tax and Banking Operations.
  • Project Manage new state launches, including on-site (on premise at Casino) and in-state regulatory approvals
  • Lead an accounting team for the US Operations.
  • Manage month end close responsibilities, including the review of the following: reconciliations, journal entries, G/L transactional review, sub ledger review, revenue accounting, and inter-company transactions.
  • Preparation and submission of monthly management accounts and related information to Group Finance
  • Work together with HR and external advisors on employee related tax issues
  • Ensure compliance with all local corporate and tax legislation and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Understands underlying financial results and processes and suggest improvements for the business.
  • Be responsible for and manage contacts with the market access partners, regulators and the external auditors. Supervise the annual audit of Kindred USA, responsible for smooth delivery and clean audit reports.
  • Manage specific finance projects related to Kindred Group's Finance Operations in the USA (systems and processes implementation, etc.).
  • Keep up to date with local changes in industry, competitors, regulations and taxation

 

What have you done?

  • Public Accounting experience within last 5 years (Big 4 preferred)
  • CPA license
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience in practice and/or industry iGaming or digital/e-Commerce industry experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills
  • Experience in dealing with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of leading a team.

 

Package, Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive pay, based on experience
  • supplemented health, dental and vision insurance, available on first day of employment
  • a generous 401k match; company matches up to 6% and is vested from day one
  • a $500 annual health and wellness allowance
  • generous PTO Allowance; 20 days annually and an additional day on your work anniversary
  • in-house training and development facilitated through Kindred Academy and LinkedIn Learning
  • Virtual social events

 

Application process

Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.

 

Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework.

 

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Location
Unibet (Interactive) , Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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  • Office:
    Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Manhattan, New York
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    COR0711
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