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Tax Reporting Specialist

Posted April 15, 2021

San Manuel Casino
Highland, CA

About This Job


Under the direction of the Supervisor, Revenue Audit, the Tax Reporting Specialist will ensure that the San Manuel Entertainment Authority is in compliance with the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) in regards to the filing of Form(s) W-2G, Certain Gambling Winnings, Form(s) 5754, Statement By Person(s) Receiving Gambling Winnings, 1042-S, Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding, and Form(s) 1099 related to reportable gambling winnings, awards, prizes and/or contest winnings with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, the Tax Reporting Specialist will have a general awareness of the Bank Secrecy Act [31 CFR §1021.320], the Patriot Act and requirements of the Office of Foreign Asset Control in the performance of duties as needed in support the overall mission of the Casino Accounting Department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Tax Reporting Specialist will conduct a daily reconciliation of all Form(s) W-2G, 5754 and 1042-S in regards to reportable gambling winnings per the IRC as reported in San Manuel Casino (SMC’s) transaction monitoring software as well as documentation received from Cage Operations.
  • Ensures the correct coding of  Form(s) W-2G, 5754 and 1042-S filed by SMC with the IRS  in regards to the income tax withholding rate as well as the EIN, country, recipient name and amount of tax withheld, if any. Makes accurate corrections as necessary based on the above review.
  • Applies the taxation regulations and rules associated with foreign persons with U.S. sources of income subject to withholding in regards to reportable gambling winnings, awards, prizes and/or contest winnings. This includes the determination of the foreign person status for a patron per a review of available information maintained by SMC. 
  • Provides Accounts Payable with federal tax liability information according to payment schedules set by the IRS. 
  • Responds accordingly with accurate information to inquiries from other departments within SMC.    
  • Tracks patron prize winnings daily throughout the year and ensures that the reporting of all applicable winnings to each winning patron is sent via the U.S. Mail by filing deadlines established by the IRS. This also includes ensuring the reporting of income on a Form 1099 via the U.S. Mail to vendors of SMC.
  • Reconciles totals for all Form(s) W-2G and 1042S on a weekly and monthly basis and provides the reconciliation to the Accounting Department. 
  • Assists in the processing of customer requests for copies of Forms W-2G and 1042-S from Cage Operations or website.
  • Assists in locating and providing necessary files for internal and outside auditors.
  • Maintains up to date procedures for the Tax Reporting function.
  • Accurately prepares, conducts and timely transmits all Form(s) W-2G, 1042-S and 1099 complied by SMC to the IRS by filing deadlines established by the IRS.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.



  • High school diploma or GED required; some college coursework preferred. 
  • Minimum two (2) years of general office experience.
  • Intermediate experience with general office equipment required, including but not limited to 10-key calculator, computer spreadsheets and word processing programs.  This includes the use of pivot tables and some conditional formatting tasks in Excel.  


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the San Manuel’s insurance carrier.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.


About this Employer

San Manuel Casino

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346


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About the company

San Manuel Casino  is located in Highlands, CA, just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. The gaming facility is operated by the San Manuel Entertainment Authority, an economic instrumentality of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The casino floor contains over 4,800 of the latest and most innovative slot machines in a state-of-the-art facility. It features over 130 Vegas-style poker and blackjack tables, an exclusive high-limit room, and a designated Poker room.

Food & Beverage venues include Big Mo’ Cafe, Tutu's Food Court with fast-food options around the clock, Rock & Brews with a wide selection of craft burgers and craft beer from around the world, as well as legendary comedian George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen, which provides an authentic Mexican dining experience. Guests can dance the night away with DJ's at Bar Bar Bar, listen to Rock'n Roll tribute bands on stage at Rock & Brews, or enjoy Latin music at George Lopez's Chingon Tequila Lounge.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry. At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be. Apply today to join our team!