• Senior Accountant (Accounting)

    Location US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 3:51 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Penn National Gaming, Inc.
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming 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

    The Senior Accountant (Accounting) is responsible for assisting with the monthly close for Corporate entities as well as applying generally accepted accounting principles while working with, and analyzing, both Corporate and Property financial information. 

    • Ensures timely completion of the monthly close for Corporate entities, including addressing any issues that may arise. Provides input for corrections and process improvements as needed.
    • Provides training to new and existing staff.
    • Analyzes financial information to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial results for Accounting Manager or Director of Accounting.
    • Reviews prepared reconciliations and makes corrections as needed.
    • Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization’s accounting operation.
    • Analyzes and/or posts monthly recurring and non-recurring journal entries. Analyzes and/or prepares supporting work papers for Corporate entities. Makes corrections as needed and makes recommendations for process improvement to Accounting Manager.
    • Ensures documentation, including appropriate sign-offs, is completed for all key controls, and coordinate requests with internal and external auditors.
    • Assist with intercompany transactions between Corporate and the Company’s subsidiaries.
    • Responsible for the administration of corporate fixed assets (including, but not limited to, additions, disposals, and monthly depreciation).
    • Assists with the preparation or review of assigned sections of the Company’s Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filings.
    • Responsible for completion of certain quarterly analytics and review procedures of the Company’s subsidiaries’ financial information.
    • Assists with special projects as requested by the Director of Accounting.




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

    • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance from accredited four-year college or university with 3-4 years of related experience is required. Gaming experience preferred but not required.
    • Must have strong analytical communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Ability to prepare reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Familiarity with accounting software packages (Great Plains, QB, NetSuite) and BI tools (Cognos, etc.) is a plus.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
    • Ability to accurately prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks at once.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) required.
    • Must possess a high level of organizational skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Must be able to meet deadlines and to work under the pressure of short time constraints.
    • Must be able to develop and maintain cordial and professional relationships with all levels of the business.

    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



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