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Summary The Director of Accounting & Finance reports to the Vice President of Accounting & Finance and is responsible for revenue audit, collections, and general accounting functions within Casino Accounting. The Director of Accounting & Finance develops and maintains policies and procedures to ensure accurate recording, verifying, allocating and posting of revenue transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and established policies and procedures. The Director of Accounting & Finance helps to develop strategies for a multitude of accounting activities including revenue reconciliations, budgeting, financial statement preparation, audit preparation, and the oversight of the department’s compliance with National Indian Gaming Commission’s Minimum Internal Control Standard (NIGC’s MICS) and the company’s Gaming Commission Regulations (GCR) requirements.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
 

Estimated % of Time

1 Oversees the audit function of accounting to ensure that the daily revenue cycle is audited and analyzed. Audit/fraud analysis areas include, but are not limited to: slots, table games, hotel, food and beverage, entertainment, retail and other revenue audit functions. 25%
2 Directs the day-to-day operations of the collections function, including analyzing casino marker accounts, partnering with casino hosts to address delinquent accounts, and making recommendations to the Credit Committee on resolution of outstanding accounts. 15%
3 Assists in directing the annual budget cycle, including expense forecasting, departmental budget analysis, reporting, and creating budget presentations. 10%
4 Evaluates existing internal controls and procedures, and is proactive in improving both efficiency and quality of accounting/audit function. Prepares audit policies and procedures with strong internal accounting controls and are compliant with the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS). 10%
5 Ensures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close of the revenue journals within the deadlines set by executive management. 10%
6 Directs general accounting activities, including reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, preparing financial reports and presentations, and reviewing accounting treatment of new transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). 10%
7 Oversees the coaching and mentoring of the Casino Accounting staff to implement strategic goals and objectives for each year. 5%
8 Act as the main point of contact with external auditors, internal auditors/Gaming Commission and regulators to respond to schedule requests related to operations. Additionally, assist in the investigation of exceptions cited and coordinates management responses. 5%
9 Assists in implementing software and upgrades to accounting and other gaming related applications, including design, mapping, testing, and reporting. 5%
10 Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department. 5%
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Supervisory Responsibilities Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the enterprise’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education/Experience/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is required.
  • Master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years work experience and/or training in Audit, Accounting, Fraud, Risk, Compliance, or other professional investigative or risk-based experience required.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and National Indian Gaming Commission Minimum Internal Controls (MICS)
  • Employee must have experience demonstrating the utmost discretion and confidentiality, as they will have access to private information such as Social Security Numbers, credit cards, personal data or financial data from colleagues, personnel or customers.
  • Knowledge of Title 31 Banking Secrecy Act Regulations preferred
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills Must be independent and must not have any direct relatives associated in the functioning of the gaming operations and/or gaming activities.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software, database software and casino Operating Systems preferred.
  • Must possess advanced computer skills and advanced user level proficiency in all Microsoft Office Applications, with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
Certificates/Licenses/Registrations
  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA) license in good standing is highly recommended.
  • At the discretion of the Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the enterprise’s insurance carrier.
 
Physical Requirements/ Working Conditions – Environment The physical demands and working environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Primary work environment is in a climate-controlled office setting.
  • Work requires travel to attend meetings, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Incumbents may be required to work evening, weekend and holiday shifts.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high demand environment.
  • Strength sufficient to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects and/or move up to 40 pounds occasionally.
  • Sedentary work; involves sitting most of the time. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Physical activities that apply to the essential functions of the position are: Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions.
  • Hearing sufficient to hear conversational levels in person and over the telephone.
  • Speech sufficient to make oneself heard and understood in person, in front of groups, in meetings, and over the telephone.
  • Visual Acuity that best describes the requirements of the position: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection of employees, visitors or facility.
  • Mobility sufficient to safely move in an office environment, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, and enter, exit and operate a motor vehicle in the course of travel to promotional events, meetings, conferences, trade shows, and company properties.
  • Endurance sufficient to sit, walk and stand for extended periods, and maintain efficiency throughout the entire work shift and during extended work hours.
  • The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including secondhand smoke.
 

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