Penn National Gaming, Inc.

VP of Finance

Location US-IL-Joliet
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino Joliet
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hidden (8739)




Don’t just work. Work Happy.


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

  • Performs functions to plan, organize, direct, and control the Accounting, Purchasing, Credit, and Cage operations.
  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and team members.
  • Formulates, directs, and participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives for the Accounting, Purchasing, IS, Credit, and Cage departments at two properties.
  • Coordinates and administers a plan for the control of operations: provides profit planning, sales forecasts, expense budgets, accounts receivable, cost standards, saving opportunities, and capital investing together with the necessary controls and procedures to complete the plan.
  • Compares performance with operating plans and standards; provides reports and interprets the results of operations to all levels of management.
  • Forecasts short-range cash requirements and obligations, as a basis for maintaining adequate funds.
  • Monitors credit and collection applications, collection methods, performance, and outstanding balances.
  • Keeps the President, Chief Financial Officer, and General Manager informed of the division’s performance and provides advice on all financial matters.
  • Reviews purchase orders and capital investments.
  • Assures protection of casino assets through internal controls, internal auditing, and ensuring proper insurance coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited four-year college or university required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA strongly preferred but not required.
  • Must have ten (10) years of Accounting, Audit, or Finance experience; CPA highly preferred. Gaming experience preferred but not required.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be fluent and literate in English.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Word, etc.).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various metrics, financial reports, legal documents, business periodicals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff, and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must be highly organized and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple priorities in a demanding work environment.
  • Ability to manage employees working in a high-pressure environment towards successful results for the property and company.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee requires manual dexterity to operate all necessary equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance. 

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States 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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