Penn National Gaming Controller in Joliet, Illinois


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A career in gaming? Hollywood Casino Joliet we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Responsible for supervising staff and the overall daily management of A/P, GL, Payroll, and supporting accounting departments.Develops, implements and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.

  • Create effective and efficient schedules, while maintaining labor costs, meeting staffing objectives and achieving guest satisfaction.

  • Responsible for assisting in the budget process for the department and provide recommendations; ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives; reporting budget concerns to manager.

  • Establishes, or recommends to management, major corporate economic strategies, objectives, and policies for company.

  • Prepares monthly financial statement in accordance with GAAP. Including review and audit of account analysis, cash management and revenue audit.

  • Ensures timely audits of revenue accounting.

  • Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.

  • Provides management with timely review of organization’s financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.

  • Directs determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets.

  • Advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.

  • Arranges for audits of company’s accounts.

  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.

  • Examines accounts and records and computes taxes owed according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations.

  • Completes form for tax refunds; ensures that organization complies with tax payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements.

  • Collects and analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses.

  • Maintains Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, Fixed Asset, Payroll, and CDS systems which provide control of revenues and expenditures.

  • Develops and implements cost control measures.

  • Advises management on matters such as effective use of resources and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

  • Interprets budgets to management.

  • Works with management in strategic planning or new product development.

  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs. Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise. Responsible for the overall achievement of department customer service goals.

  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to Executive Management / GM.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S./ B.A.) in Accounting from accredited four-year college or university; or four to ten years of related experience; or combination of education and experience. CPA licensed preferred but not required.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications.

  • Must have knowledge of financial software systems.

  • Must have strong communication skills.

  • Must have ability to work efficiently in a team-oriented environment.

  • Must have strong decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

  • Must be able to be issued an maintain appropriate Illinois Gaming Board license.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2019-58215

Casino Property Hollywood Casino Joliet

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Accounting/Finance