Deputy Director of Finance – New Mexico Lottery Authority

December 19, 2022 |

The New Mexico Lottery Authority is Seeking Applicants for the Position of Deputy Director of Finance

Organization: New Mexico Lottery Authority (NMLA).

Department: Finance Division

Job Title: Deputy Director of Finance

Job Number: N/A

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Date Posted: December 12, 2022

Close Date: TBA

Salary Range: $60,651 – $103,106

Details: This position oversees the accounting staff of the New Mexico Lottery Authority (NMLA).

RESPONSIBILITIES: Job duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with the day-to-day accounting and financial functions, including accounts payable, integration of accounts receivable, cash and game transactions into the GP accounting system, month-end and year-end closing, capital asset accounting, retailer accounting, and tax reporting; assisting with payroll preparation; assisting with compliance with internal accounting and financial policies, generally accepted accounting principles, and laws and regulations; assisting with the annual financial audit; planning, directing, and consolidating the budgets for all Lottery divisions and budgetary compliance and control for the Lottery; and managing employees directly reporting to the Deputy Director. Participates in drafting and analyzing financial policies and related RFPs (Request for Proposals). Trains with supervisor to learn all functions of the Director of Finance position for “Succession Readiness” and assumes responsibility for the operation of the Finance Division when the Director of Finance is not present. Provides oral and written analytical reports to the CEO, Board of Directors, and other applicable groups as may be necessary or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and Certification in Public Accounting are required. Must possess at least ten years’ experience in an accounting environment wherein ability to perform the position’s functions has been adequately demonstrated; however, up to three years may be offset by other applicable education and employment factors. Must have advanced professional knowledge of financial accounting, including GASB, accounting systems, internal controls, and financial management and administration of budgetary and fiscal affairs. At least five years’ experience in the direct preparation of financial statements, notes to the financial statements, and the Management Discussion and Analysis for a financial audit report; the direct preparation of company annual budgets; and the direct supervision of employees is preferred.

How to Apply: Please send resumes to Evelyn McKnight, Director of Human Resources at