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Controller Financial Accounting

Posted November 26, 2022

Palms Casino Resort
Las Vegas, NV
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About This Job

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Controller Financial Accounting manages the accounting transactions and accounting processes necessary for the maintenance of proper accounting for Palms and Palms Place, consistent with the US GAAP accounting principles. This position develops and maintains accounting processes and procedures to ensure accurate, timely, and relevant financial accounting.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Manage accounting staff to ensure that work is properly allocated and is completed in a timely manner. 

  • Manage tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including reconciliations, financial reporting, year-end audit, and compliance with policies and procedures. 

  • Manage the month-end close process to meet reporting deadlines. 

  • Preparation of financial statements and management reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

  • Manage day-to-day tactical and strategic functions of accounting.

  • Prepare, review and/or ensure completion of recurring activities including month-end/year-end closings, reconciliations, financial reporting, sales/use tax reporting, etc.

  • Oversee day-to-day activities, including journal entries, batch approvals, reconciliations, account analysis.

  • Assist with all external reporting, including audits and other special reports.

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

  • Ensure periodic bank compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Identify, develop and implement procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy of the department.

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis for senior management. 

  • Respond to inquiries regarding financial results and special requests for senior management. 

  • Prepare memos, analysis, policies, and procedures as requested by VP of Finance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.

  • Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Contribute to the broader organization by being a strong team leader and business partner in support of the overall growth of the company.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. 

  • Active CPA license preferred.

  • Minimum seven (7) years of progressive accounting experience required.

  • Minimum three (3) years supervisory experience required.

  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.

  • Proficiency with computerized financial systems, Microsoft Excel and other related applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Physical Demands

  • Work is performed in an office setting.

  • Must be tolerant to varying conditions of noise level, temperature, illumination, and air quality.

  • May be exposed to smoke.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

  • Constant contact with executives, department management, employees, and guests.

  • Prolonged sitting or standing and mobility.

  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions Lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally.

  • Eye/hand coordination.

  • Use of standard office equipment.

  • Ability to distinguish letters, numbers, and symbols.

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays where needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Palms provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Palms, its affiliates and subsidiaries will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

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About this Employer

Palms Casino Resort

4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Telephone (866) 752-2236
Reservations (866) 752-2236

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Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip off I-15 on Flamingo Road, in Nevada. It is owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. 

Our property reopened in April 2022 after a stunning, property-wide $690 million renovation, ushering in the next era of gaming and entertainment in Las Vegas. 

Our guests enjoy a collection of new award-winning restaurants, a 95,000 sq. ft. casino offering over 1,500 slots and 50 table games, such as Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps ,Pai Gow, Poker, Roulette, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em, 766 luxurious rooms and suites in two hotel towers, one-of-a-kind entertainment venues, and museum-worthy contemporary art.

Our resort also includes over 190,000 square feet of meeting, convention and event space; the Pearl, a 2,500-seat theater; an expansive pool and spa area; wedding chapel; the Brenden Theatres 14-screen cinema, a recording studio and nearly 600 units at Palms Place condominiums.

Our employees are critical to our success and the foundation of our core values. We provide competitive wages and exceptional benefits, perks, incentives, and opportunities for advancement.