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Director of Finance

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Job Description

Your daily responsibilities include

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

 

  • Responsible for directing the overall operations and staff of the Finance department in the following areas, accounting, payroll, revenue audit, purchasing, and warehouse.  Develops, implements and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.
  • Ensures that scheduling is done in an effective and efficient manner, while maintaining labor costs, meeting staffing objectives and achieving deadlines.
  • Responsible for assisting in preparing, monitoring and adhering to budgets and ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives. Reports budget concerns / deviations to the Executive Management / GM.
  • Responsible for the development, maintenance, and documentation of the Accounting System of Internal Control.
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes an efficient accounting and financial reporting system which provides data, as directed by the Parent Company, to the Parent Company for purposes of internal and external Financial Reporting as required by, among other Regulatory Bodies, The Securities and Exchange Commission (including requirements under Sarbanes-Oxley), the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Responsible for all regulatory compliance related to Accounting System of Internal Controls as required by, among other agencies and governing bodies.
  • Creates and maintains a periodic, quality internal reporting process to be used by Company Management for purposes of analyzing results of operations and making business and operating decisions about the direction of the Company.
  • Brings plans for operating efficiency to the attention of Management and assists in implementation of developed processes.
  • Responsible for the annual Company Budget and Capital Plan, inclusive of planning, executing and reporting on the variances from actual operating results.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a qualified staff that has the capabilities of executing the required actions necessary for complying with all Financial Reporting and Accounting Internal Controls as outlined by the Company.
  • Continuously maintains knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations as promulgated by, among other governing bodies, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Department of Revenue for the state jurisdiction and State Gaming Control Board.
  • 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.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.
  • Has authority to issue complimentaries in accordance with the approved Comp Matrix.

 

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

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • 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. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university. MBA preferred but not required.
  • Must have seven years of Accounting, Audit, or Finance experience. Gaming experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, and Word).
  • Must be capable of operating in a highly confidential environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and analytical skills to deal with a variety of situations.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                               

This job has supervisory responsibilities.

 

  • Responsible for staff development and training programs.
  • Responsible for rewards and recognition program to maximize employee engagement.
  • Evaluates team members within department and delivers constructive feedback to employees in regards to performance.
  • Determines recommendation for staffing (including interviewing and hiring) and scheduling (planning, assigning and directing work) to meet business needs
  • Determines work procedures and expedites workflow.
  • Responsible for employee performance (disciplining, coaching, counseling).

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in English may also be required.

 

REASONING ABILITY

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

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must qualify for a license with the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and meet any credentialing requirements of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

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 stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

 

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

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