Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Assistant Director of Property Accounting

Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Job ID
2021-79005
Casino Property
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Accounting & Finance

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

SUMMARY

The Assistant Director of Property Accounting is responsible for assisting managing shared service general ledger accounting.  In this role, the person will be responsible for overseeing the General Ledger, working closely with property accounting teams, the preparation of monthly financial statements, financial audits, and internal controls.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary for the entire enterprise:

 

  • Responsible for directing the overall operations and staff of the shared services property accounting department. Develops, implements, and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.
  • Plans, supervises and assists the team in performing daily, weekly, and monthly accounting processes to properly record, classify and control financial transactions.
  • Responsible for timely preparation and interpretation of all financial information for Property Accounting including financial statements, daily financial information, and other reports as required.
  • Responds to the needs of proeprty leadership team across all levels for special reports and interpretation of financial results and related systems, as well as potential problem areas.
  • Responsible for the implementation of new system applications critical to the property and or region and recommends enhancement to existing and new systems.
  • Establishes and maintains strong accounting controls sufficient to ensure compliance with the regulation and mandates of all governing bodies, both internal and external.
  • Establishes acceptable accounting procedures in revenue recognition and expenses to effectively control the assets and liabilities of the company.
  • Ensures timely responses to internal and external audit recommendations. Ensures that corrective action plans are developed and implemented where needed.
  • Advises operators on best practices and partners with them to develop solutions to achieve the goals of the business.
  • Reviews and recommends procedural efficiencies related to departmental processes.
  • Ensures the monthly accrual journal entries and related miscellaneous accounting adjustments are prepared and posted at month end and reconcile and adjust the month end closing balances to ensure complete and accurate accounting for the period.
  • Ensures monthly reconciliations are performed timely and reconciling items are dealt with according to company policy.
  • Responsible for the development and completeness of month and year end accounting closing process.
  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to Director.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) in Accounting or related field from four-year college or university; or five to ten years’ progressive experience in Accounting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have at least five years of leadership experience with managing a team.
  • Must have excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize. 
  • Must have technical proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). 
  • Must have the ability to drive results and be proactive when working on tasks.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast paced, high demand environment.
  • Must have strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Must have expert knowledge of project accounting requirements, trends, and best practices.
  • Strong client interface and presentation skills preferred.
  • Must have excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize. 
  • Ability to write 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.
  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must have the ability to drive results and be proactive when working on tasks.

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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