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Chief Financial Officer

Posted September 26, 2022

Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino
Lemoore, CA
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The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for protecting and growing the assets of the Tachi Palace Casino Resort and Santa Rosa Rancheria. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting, asset management, auditing and internal controls, pricing & financial analysis and planning and budgeting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following is a list of major duties and responsibilities for this position along with certain supportive duties. It is not all-inclusive. Other duties or responsibilities may be added.

  • Maintain the overall Finances and Accounting of the Tachi Palace Casino Resort. Establish and maintain sound accounting and financial environments.
  • Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate, long range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization.
  • Oversees the Information Systems and Cage/Vault Operations.
  • Directs the controller in aiding with procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services.
  • Directs and assists the Santa Rosa Rancheria Treasurer in activities such as custodian of funds, securities, and assets of the organization.
  • Directs effective tactical and strategic budget development and implementation; interface with other departmental and operations personnel to communicate and/or coordinate with those individuals to enhance overall company objectives and profits.
  • Works closely with banks and other financial institutions for the purpose of staying current with interest rates and to maintain favorable relationships to secure capital.
  • Directs and monitors investments activities of the organization.
  • Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic reports on organization’s financial stability, liquidity, and growth.
  • Directs and monitors the flow of funds and ensures appropriate risk analysis is performed on all capital investment decisions.
  • Direct and ensure that economic returns are established and achieved.
  • Performs all functions in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Coordinates all funding and credit processes.
  • Directs and coordinates the establishment of budget programs.
  • Coordinates tax reporting programs and investor relations’ activities.
  • Analyzes, consolidates, and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.
  • Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the corporation’s annual report.
  • Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.
  • Analyzes operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution and determines their financial impact.
  • Evaluates and recommends business partnering opportunities.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with Tribal, financial institutions, and the investment community.
  • Coaches and develops associates to achieve expected goals by maintaining a consistent approachable demeanor and articulate department expectations.
  • Establishes, or recommends to management, major corporate economic strategies, objectives, and policies for company.
  • Recommends modifications to existing corporate programs.
  • Prepares reports, which summarizes and forecasts company business activity and financial positions in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Directs preparations of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  • Advises management about insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities.
  • Provides management with timely reviews of organizations financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.
  • Directs determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets.
  • Advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
  • Arranges for audits of company’s accounts.
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Establishes relations with banks and other financial institutions.
  • Maintains a consistent and regular attendance record.
  • Properly trains team members.
  • Monitors associate’s performance during their shift. Providing coaching and counseling when necessary.
  • Complete and issue performance reviews.
  • Ensure compliance with all Human Resource policies and procedures, promoting an environment that treats all people with respect, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety, health, and environmental policies, procedures, and regulations within the department.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Reports to:  Assistant General Manager


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, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management is required. CPA and MBA preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience working in accounting, with 7 years working in accounting management as a Controller or Chief Financial Officer required.
  • Understanding of GAAP, FASB and GASB.
  • Five years’ experience in a gaming operation and hospitality environment required.
  • Preferred experience in Indian Gaming environment.

Special Qualifications

  • Must be professional, polite, and respectful towards all guests (internal and external).
  • Must be able to handle extended hours when necessary and varying shifts.
  • Ability to influence others in a positive manner.
  • Ability to handle confidential and privileged information with extreme professionalism.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and have good initiative to stay productive.

Language Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated patience, tact, and respect.
  • Must be able to work from oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and active listening skills.
  • Must be able to read and write common vocabulary.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • High skill level in modeling and analysis.
  • Must be able to read and interpret financial data.
  • Must have the ability to create and maintain budgets.

Reasoning Ability

  • Multitask oriented.
  • Able to effectively establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional detail and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
  • Excellent analytical ability.
  • Ability to interpret policy, procedure, and data.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and exercise sound judgment.

Supportive Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to other departments and Enterprises as needed to reinforce the best interest of the Tachi Palace Casino Resort.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the Associate is regularly required to talk or hear and interact with customers. The Associate is also regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands to handle or feel objects and utilize tools or controls in confined spaces; move in and around the gaming center and hotel, up and down stairs, through the parking lot, walk over uneven pavement, asphalt and dirt, or dirt walking from the building. Must be able to communicate verbally, observe with own eyes, and give and receive information through listening and conversing. Specific vision abilities required by the job include clear vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color. Standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching with hands and arms may also be required while performing the job duties. Requires moderate lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting of 50 pounds. A portion of the job is sedentary, sitting at a desk and using the phone, computer, and other office equipment.  This requires the ability to enter and read material on the computer and Internet.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that Associates encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to extreme weather conditions, such as extreme heat or cold. May also include exposure to moving mechanical parts, caustic chemicals, loud noises, high dust areas, work in high and precarious place and a risk of electric shock. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles associated with working in a smoking environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The workplace is drug and alcohol free.

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, adjust, alter, and amend this job description when appropriate due to changes in the position or work environment.

Additional Information

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

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Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino

17225 Jersey Avenue
Lemoore, CA 93245

Telephone (559) 924-7751
Reservations 1-866-4PALACE

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About Us

The Tachi Palace is located at 17225 Jersey Avenue in Lemoore California. Situated in the heart of central California's San Joaquin Valley it is located equal distance from both the Los Angeles and San Francisco's metropolitan areas. It is positioned at the crossroads of Highway 198 and 41, directly accessible to Interstate 5 and Highway 99, both just 25 miles away. The Fresno International Airport is just 35 miles away.   

With slot machines, table games, live entertainment, five restaurants, a spa, and fitness center, there is something for everyone at the Tachi Palace.   Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino offers modern high-quality accommodations, on-site wedding arrangements, spacious convention facilities and a variety of restaurants. 

High energy gaming action happens in our bustling casinos. The Casino of the Moon with 60,000 square feet of gaming has a more relaxing atmosphere mimicking the feel of the moon as it is depicted in. Then the Casino of the Sun inspired with brilliant sun themes with 80,000 square feet of gaming action with a brighter exciting gaming atmosphere. Altogether we have over 2000 gaming machines with a wide range of denominations, themes and ways to win.   We have all the best title games such as classic favorites include Game King, Five Times Pay, and Double Diamond. We also have new favorites such as Twilight Zone, CSI, Pawn Stars, and Beverly Hill Billies.

Tachi Palace offers 33 table games, including some of the most popular games such as Blackjack and Pai Gow. Tachi also offers a 7-table poker room on our third floor. Table game minimums start at just $5. The Tachi Palace High Limit Room is available for high stakes players.   

Whether it's a meal-on-the-go or a continental dining experience, there are many delicious dining options at The Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino. Dining and restaurant options include the Coyote Grille, Phonominal Eats, Red Tail Hawk Stop, Pizza Hut Express, the Coffee Shot and several bars & lounges. 

The hotel features 255 guest rooms, spacious accommodations, friendly service, and all the amenities needed for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. It features 255 Grand guestrooms comprised of 40 deluxe suites including 17 luxury loft suites that are all designed with the AAA 4-Diamond rating system guidelines in mind. Hotel guests also wireless in-room internet access and free valet parking. 

Our facility also offers 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and we specialize in catering to events of all sizes that require extra attention to detail and superior customer service.