Manager Gaming Audit and Accounting (Corporate)

MGM Resorts International   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

The primary purpose of the Manager Gaming Audit and Accounting for each responsible process is to manage all gaming compliance, audit and accounting functions for all gaming operations. The Manager will assist the Director as a change agent in this role by managing the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives for the responsible gaming finance process areas, regulatory compliance, gaming audits and casino accounting. The Manager is responsible for maintaining successful day-to-day Gaming Compliance, Audit and Accounting operations for their responsible process. Assist in overseeing facilitation of Gaming Compliance, Audit and Accounting internal and external audits for their responsible process. Responsibility may include managing production of financial statements, tax and license submissions. Managing responsible project processes related to strategic objectives of Financial Shared Services Center division. The Manager will assist with ensuring compliance with MGM policies and procedures, SOX, gaming regulations and Internal Control requirements for their responsible process.

  • Maintain GCB Compliance for all properties in area of responsibility.
  • Transactional activity is timely and accurately recorded in the general ledger
  • General ledger accounts are accurately and consistently reconciled for all business units in a timely manner.
  • Internal controls are adequately evaluated and implemented and processes are operating effectively.
  • Taxes are timely and accurately filed and remitted.
  • Accurate accounting and reconciliations.
  • Necessary reporting is provided on financial data, ensure all requested reporting (ad-hoc and routine) is completed timely and contains accurate information.
  • Accounting records and practices adhere to MGM Resorts International Operations accounting policies and remain standard across all business units.
  • Promote, develop and maintain effective communication, interaction, and excellent relationship with internal customers (included but not limited to property CFO’s, Directors of Finance and Casino Operations) including ensuring their requirements are identified and consistently met.
  • Ensure proper planning and resource availability for assigned projects; develop, design, measure and ensure analytical and control activities are operating effectively within the department; execute projects according to plans.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and international regulatory requirements including SOX, gaming regulations, minimum internal control requirements, IRS, anti-money laundering laws and internal control requirements.
  • For responsible process manage successful day-to-day operation of all gaming audit functions for multiple MGM RESORTS International properties including ensuring all transactional activity is timely and accurately recorded in the general ledger and subsequently reconciled, all related taxes are timely and accurately reported and paid and ensure necessary reporting is provided to all property finance related departments relying on gaming volumes.
  • Participates in project implementation for systems and/or processes related to the corporate department initiated by other departments and or by the department to ensure that requirements are met and/or work efficiently enhanced.
  • To promote an effective relationship between the department, the business unit, other corporate departments and to ensure effective operational processes.
  • Enhance internal customer service through the implementation of reporting and processing improvements as well as promotion of service oriented approach within all functional responsibilities.
  • To lead, drive, communicate and be accountable for shared service strategies that deliver high quality, cost effective and value support services across the Corporation.
  • Establish good relationships with the business units, understanding the needs of all stakeholders to identify potential improvements in support service processes and approval to proposals, including investment, to achieve them.
  • Manage the allocation of resources, performance and any competing requirements to meet internal customer expectations, Service Level Agreement performance thereby enabling achievement of business case benefits realization.
  • Oversee Human Resources responsibilities for the specifically assigned areas; creating a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction ensuring quality hiring, training, and succession planning processes that encompass the company's diversity commitment.
  • Provide support, training, mentoring, problem resolution, and development to reporting staff on an ongoing basis to ensure the department performs at a maximum performance level. Plan, schedule, and manage the staff to promote efficiency in completing their job responsibilities.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years accounting/audit experience.
  • At least 2 years of casino specific accounting/audit and 2 years supervisory experience and/or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage personnel including successful conflict resolution, succession planning and retention planning.
  • Strong team player that has a direct approach and is solution oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrate ability to resolve all situations in a professional manner.
  • Well-developed written, verbal and public presentation communication skills. Able to produce reports, memos, executive summaries, project plans. Demonstrated ability to tailor communications for various audiences.
  • Have initiative, strive for continuous improvement. Proven ability to develop and execute innovative ideas, projects and business solutions.
  • Proven change management abilities. This should include development of solutions which require comprehensive shifts in operational practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles, accounting practices and theories.
  • Ability to prepare and fully analyze financial reports, and make recommendations and decisions based on financial data.
  • Advance knowledge of preparation and review of general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Familiar with monthly, quarterly financial reports including P&L review.
  • Experience with revenue accounting for Slots, Table Games, Race & Sports, Poker and Keno areas.
  • Knowledge NGCB regulations.
  • Experience in a Casino/Hotel environment in an auditing or finance area.
  • Knowledge of Minimum Internal Control Standards.
  • Ability to guide design and strategy for use of electronic system tools to improve process, mine data, extract and report data.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to lead and mentor a team.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in a similar casino resort or Financial Shared Services Center setting.
  • Previous Knowledge and experience with MGM Resorts International gaming and financial systems (Tandem, CMS, Machine Accounting, CBS, Bravo Poker, XpertX, Mlife, Infinium, Showcase Strategy, Cognos Finance,)
  • Perform other job related duties as requested.

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