Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Horseman's Bookkeeper

Location US-WV-Charles Town
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at CharlesTown




Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Charles Town, 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

  • You are required to follow new PPE and safety guidance designed to safeguard you, your fellow team members, and guests.  This will include maintaining social distancing, wearing PPE as appropriate for your role and cleaning your workstation as necessary.
  • Print owner audit report before races begin.
  • Distribute checks.
  • Record race results on scale sheet for each race when results are called in by the Racing office.
  • Verify horse claims by checking owners account balances, checking for spelling, verifying licenses and proper signatures of owner or authorized agent, and verifying time stamp.
  • Enter race results for each race including jockey or owner changes, scratches, double jockey mounts, claims, etc.
  • Enter nominations, start and entry fees, lasix and paddock fee.
  • Take deposits and prepare deposits.  Take deposits to Cage.  Request proper documentation for possible 8300’s when required.
  • Approve and verify check requests, and transfers.
  • Enter transfers and photo requests from photographer.
  • Calculate and enter purse redistributions.
  • Handle end of month reports including photographer, WV breeders, jockey guild, special requested statements and all account summaries. Issue checks and/or bill horseman with outstanding accounts as required.
  • Print and post checks.
  • Produce jockey payroll statements.
  • Verify all entries using batch balance sheets and print final posting.
  • Print end of year statements and 1099's and mail out.
  • Answer all customer account inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a possibly high pressure environment, including, but not limited to, answering the telephone, in person questions, and mail correspondence.

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


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  General computer skills. Be able to multi task on a priority basis.  Strong customer service and organizational skills.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Must be licensed by the West Virginia Racing Commission.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.



Equal Opportunity Employer



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