CONTROLLER

Requisition Number
2021-18921
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The incumbent in this position is responsible for overseeing all accounting activities; ensures proper accounting and recording of company transactions are performed in a compliant and timely manner.

 

Responsibilities

  • Managing the Financial Accounting and Reporting functions including SEC Financial Statements. 
  • Plans, develops, and approves specific policies and procedures in accordance to polices established. 
  • Analyzes and develops policies, procedures, and systems to ensure effective internal controls, optimum efficiencies, and improvement of processes.
  • Ensures integrity of financial statements including the balance sheet.
  • Supervises the financial accounting and reporting process, completion and integrity of monthly revenue reporting package and statistics. 
  • May be responsible for managing the regulatory compliance, audit and reporting process and year end IRS reporting requirements. 
  • Coordinates the preparation, audit, and remittance of gaming taxes to the state.
  • Participates in setting policy, procedures, and standards for all operations in accordance with Federal and State policies and procedures to achieve the general objectives of senior management. 
  •  Promotes outstanding customer relations and services.  Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to all Illinois Gaming Regulations.

Qualifications

Five years’ progressive finance or accounting management experience preferred. Finance or accounting degree required. Gaming industry experience strongly preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc.):

 

  • Must obtain and maintain all licenses / certifications per Federal, State, and Illinois Gaming Commission.
  • Must successfully pass background check.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality relative to financial data and casino policies.
  • Must successfully pass drug screening.
  • CPA Certification recommended.
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Prior experience opening new properties/outlets strongly preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

 

  • State and local tax laws, gaming laws and banking regulations.
  • Internal controls.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to delegate responsibility and motivate and manage a diverse group of team members to achieve common goals and objectives.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, email, spreadsheets, and databases to include excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation;
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

 

ABILITY TO:

 

  • Research, analyze, comprehend, and act upon information and be aware of the business environment in order to effectively manage areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to set clear direction for the department to ensure the successful execution of the strategic plan
  • Ability to apply different and novel ways to deal with organizational problems and opportunities.
  • Observe and direct actions of subordinates.
  • Make unpopular and/or difficult decisions which benefit the organization in the short and long term.
  • Be a strategic, analytical, ethical, and effective motivator.
  • Develop successful working relationships with senior management, peers, and subordinates within department and outside of the department.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in coaching and developing others’ skills and competencies by planning effective development activities and providing staff with clear direction and line-of-sight in regards to their respective roles in achieving the business strategy.

 

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