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Casino Controller - Sherwood Valley Casino

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Job Title:

Casino Controller

Company Name:

Sherwood Valley Casino


Willits, California 95490
United States

Date Posted:

Nov 17, 2017

Ending Date:

Dec 18, 2017

Type of Position:

Full Time


Accounting & Finance

Job Description
Scope of Work:  The Casino Controller directs the cashiering, vault, drop and count areas in a manner that safeguards the assets of the Sherwood Valley Casino, while establishing and maintaining acceptable accounting procedures and internal controls and assures all external and internal regulations are met.

Has direct supervision of Cage/Vault, Drop, and Count Supervisors.

Exercises management responsibility for all activities of the Accounting/Finance Department.

Activities include direct hands-on oversight of audit, accounting, general ledger, reporting, payroll, purchasing, cashiering, and count room operations.

Responsible for the company's overall operating and capital budgets, internal control policies, insurance and risk management programs, and relationships with financial institutions, casino's compliance with provisions of the State Compact, NIGC, Tribal ordinances, Gaming Commission regulations, cash transactions reporting, and IRS withholding and reporting requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides administrative assistance and direction in the overall operations of assigned departments to ensure that most efficient and profitable operation and maintenance of high standards of quality and service.
  • Report any financial or operational irregularities to the Tribal Council. This reporting will be done without any type of repercussion. 
  • Provide a monthly written and verbal  financial report to the Tribal Council
  • Manages and directs the day to day operations of areas of responsibility through assigned department heads and supervisors.
  • Counseling, guiding and instructing employees in the proper performance of their duties.
  • Plans, develops, and implements revised procedures to improve the efficiency and profitability of assigned areas.
  • Maintains accurate records of maintenance records on all equipment in cage, vault, count and drop.
  • Administers slot drop and count in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for verification of cash orders.
  • Maintains and accounts for flow of cash and related information disbursed to cage, Accounting and other areas in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  • Maintains documents and forms applicable to all transactions as provided by department and or company policies and procedures.
  • Makes recommendation for hire or termination of all team members of the Cage/Vault, Drop, and Count and Finance.
  • Responsible for all financial systems and processes including preparation of weekly, monthly, and annual financial reports.
  • Directs the efforts of purchasing, warehousing, financial accounting/reporting and income control.
  • Coordination with and preparation of required information for internal and external audits.
  • Ensure compliance to Tribal/State compact, requirements of the Tribal Gaming Commission and Internal Revenue Service in all maters relative to accounting controls and processes.
  • Directs the annual and long range planning of the casino.
  • Directs preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Notifies Human Resources of personnel changes and department needs.
  • Makes recommendation for hire or termination of all department employees.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • All other job duties as assigned by the General Manager.


Knowledge and Abilities:
  • A combination of education and experience that would demonstrate knowledge in Finance and administration areas of the hotel/casino industry is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain a gaming license. Must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Ability to inform, and communicate orally and in writing in diverse and challenging situations is required. Ability to process information effectively, to learn new materials and identify and define problems to make decisions is required.
  • Must posses the ability to interact with fellow employees, demonstrating respect, tact, courtesy, objectivity and maturity to develop an effective and cooperative working relationship.
  • Must have initiative, self-motivation, good communication skills and ability to operate in a team environment. Ability and willingness to attend additional training is required.
  • Previous experience in gaming preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • College degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or work experience in excess of eight (8) years. (Work experience in Accounting, Finance or Cage Manager.)
  • Must have knowledge of basic office, and computer skills.
  • Must sign a confidentiality agreement.
  • Must agree to submit to random drug testing.
  • Agree to refrain from all forms of gambling at the Sherwood Valley Rancheria Casino, except on approved days.
Work Environment:
In the entertainment industry one may be subject to a fast pace work environment containing excessive noise, smoke and stress. 
Indian Preference:
Additional Information
Salary: DOE
Relocation Negotiable
Benefits: Medical after 30 Days
                Dental/vision after 90 days
All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Fax: 707-459-7337
For Questions, please call: 707-459-7330
Sherwood Valley Casino
100 Kawi Place
Willits CA, 95490
Fax: 707-459-7337 

Sherwood Valley Casino owned by the Sherwood Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, is located in Willits, CA. The 5,000 square foot casino features 219 slots. The property has one restaurant - the Creekside Café.

At Sherwood Valley Casino, we are seeking responsible, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals to join our team. We offer competitive pay rates as well as a comprehensive benefit plan for our full-time Team Members, and training for our specialized positions.
You must be 18 years or older to work at Sherwood Valley Rancheria Casino, and you must successfully pass a drug screen and extensive background investigation that requires a clear criminal history.

Native American Preference: In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 701(b) and 703(l), preference in filling all vacancies will be given to qualified Native Americans.

Applications are accepted at the Human Resources Office between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Mail or Deliver to:
Human Resources
Sherwood Valley Rancheria Casino
100 Kawi Place
Willits, CA 95490

Fax to:
Human Resources at 707.459.7337 

Willits is a small rural community located on U.S. Highway 101 approximately 140 miles north of San Francisco. A town rich in history with beautiful scenery, from rolling hills to picturesque ranches dotting the landscape. Centrally located in Mendocino County, Willits offers visitors and residents alike the opportunity to enjoy many activities in and around our community and experience small town America at its best!
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