Vice President Of Finance

Pinnacle Entertainment   •  

Kansas City, MO

8 - 10 years

Posted 296 days ago

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Overview

The VP of Finance will oversee the day to day financial responsibilities at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City and their responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide overall direction of the finance department to include accounting, revenue audit, compliance, cage and vault operations in such a manner as to provide safe, effective and efficient financial services.
  • Establish department standards, guidelines and objectives and maintains other administrative processes such as budget and staffing to ensure proper planning and efficient operation of assigned areas.
  • Develops reporting and monitoring systems to accomplish company objectives, maintain control of assets and fulfill regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities

These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position

  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee in order to provide a point of view for strategic and business planning.
  • Administers operating and capital budgets.
  • Staff, schedule, evaluate, train, develop, monitor and lead subordinate personnel in such a manner to maintain a positive employee relations culture. Recommend wage increases, promotions, demotions, discipline and other employment actions for subordinate personnel.
  • Motivate and supervise staff in order to ensure that employees receive adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established departmental and guest service objectives.
  • Establish department standards, guidelines and objectives and maintains other administrative processes such as budget and staffing to ensure proper planning and efficient operation of assigned areas.
  • Develops reporting and monitoring systems to accomplish company objectives, maintain control of assets and fulfill regulatory compliance.
  • Develops reporting and monitoring systems to accomplish company objectives, maintain control of assets and fulfill regulatory compliance.
  • Directs the activities of Accounts Payable, Revenue Audit, Planning & Analysis, General Ledger and Payroll.
  • Be responsible for opening and closing the books for each month.
  • Push back against Directors to ensure that items are coded correctly on profit/loss statements.

Qualifications

Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain valid gaming license
  • Demonstrated financial management experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, as well as outside contacts
  • Ability to review, edit and comprehend all necessary documentation
  • Strong Computer proficiency; ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and applicable financial software
  • Effective organizational skills required
  • Experience with capital and operational budgets
  • Courageous leader
  • Ability to stand their ground when making unpopular and/or difficult decisions , that are beneficial to the company both in the short-term and long-term
  • Responds favorably to constructive criticism from Superiors and Peers.
  • Understanding their role as it relates to their relationship with the General Mgr at each property as well as the Corporate Finance Department.
  • Ability to foresee changes in economic climate and/or company profits and react accordingly
  • Effective communicator both written and verbal
  • Strategic, analytical, ethical, effective motivator
  • Leads by example, holds self and other’s accountable

These skills and abilities are typically acquired through a bachelor’s degree in finance or related field and at least 8 years of progressive experience and responsibility or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Requisition ID 2017-27239