Financial Controller (Harrah’s Casino) Jobs in New Orleans, LA at Caesars Entertainment

Title: Financial Controller (Harrah’s Casino)

Company: Caesars Entertainment

Location: New Orleans, LA

Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel, a Caesars Entertainment company, earned recognition by The Time-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate as one of the Top Workplaces for 2022 in the Greater New Orleans. As a destination property in the heart of the city, Harrah’s New Orleans is looking for fun, professional, and responsible Krewe Members who love delivering extraordinary services to our guests. If you enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment, we may have a career opportunity for you!
It is an incredible time to join the Caesars Team! Join Harrah’s New Orleans as we undergo two transformations of a lifetime—Caesars New Orleans. Join a #1 Team that is a Top Place to Work at one of the most exciting times in Gaming in North America.
Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel will soon open the opulent and indulgent luxury of Caesars with a $325 million dollar expansion to transform our award-winning property into Caesars New Orleans.
The property expansion plan will add a new, 340-room hotel tower by 2024 along with other expanded amenities at the site, including-

A full exterior and interior redevelopment & redesign
A new 340-room hotel tower with views of the Mississippi River, French Quarter and Downtown New Orleans
New culinary and hospitality offerings
Improved, expanded and elevated gaming areas
Additional development of the unoccupied area on the second floor of the casino

Caesars Entertainment is Blazing the Trail for our team members with an all-new benefits program. Full-time team members are able to choose from five different medical coverage levels and four different carriers. We also have an on-site clinic for team members to take advantage of. Team members also have a variety of options with dental and vision plans, along with other voluntary benefits. All full-time team members are able to take advantage of enrolling in this benefits jackpot with their new career at Caesars Entertainment. Additional benefits include the option to enroll in 401k with a company match, free parking, and a wide variety of team member activities.
JOB SUMMARY: The Financial Controller plans, directs, reviews and coordinates through subordinates the Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Collections, Inventory Control and Count Team activities of the property. Responsible for maintaining all accounting records in accordance with Harrah’s retention policies and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of all submissions to the regulators, internal auditors, and external auditors.

Oversee General Ledger, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Inventory Control areas for compliance with overall company policy and procedures.
Coordinate the month-end closing process and income statement and balance sheet account review. Ensures all Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled effectively and timely on a monthly basis. Assist with financial-related special projects as needed.
Review taxes, reconciliation’s, and other payroll related work. Assist with payroll-related special projects as needed.
Ensure compliance with existing and established company internal control standards, policies and procedures pertaining to financial and control areas.
Responsible for the documentation reporting and updating of all department procedures.
Review all reports and statements prepared by financial reporting and accounting departments for neatness, completeness, accuracy, and form and ensure that all deadlines are met.
Counsel, guide and instruct assigned personnel in the proper performance of their duties. Prepare and coordinate the periodic performance reviews of assigned personnel.
Insure the monthly accrual journal entries and related miscellaneous accounting adjustments are prepared and posted at month end and reconcile and adjust the month end closing balances to ensure complete and accurate accounting for the period.
Meet all internal and external reporting deadlines and coordinates timely document requests from internal audit, external audit and the state police. Assure that corrective action plans are developed and implemented where needed.
Establish, design, create, refine and administer accounting training programs.
Communicate all pertinent information to direct reports and assure that there is a sufficient method for information to make it all the way down the chain of command.
Responsible for supervision of count room and drop activities including upkeep of all count equipment.
Create a professional, fun and exciting environment where top potential performers can learn, add value and be promoted.
Builds positive working relationships with the operators, internal auditors, external auditors and the state police.
Other duties as assigned.


Accounting degree required; CPA or MBA preferred.
5 to 7 years of progressive experience in casino accounting and financial reporting functions. Experience in internal audit preferred.
Strong background in financial statement preparation and analysis. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Strong communication, managerial and organizational skills.
Must possess a broad knowledge of the Infinium accounting application. Knowledge of SDS, CMS, LMS, EMS and Micros preferred.
Must possess an in depth knowledge of internal and accounting control procedures of casino operations.
Must be able to effectively mentor, coach, train, develop and motivate the various financial reporting and accounting teams in order to establish the team as a well-respected resource to the operations team and empower the auditors to add value at every level.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations. Respond to visual and aural cues. Read, write, speak, and understand English. Operate in mentally and physically stressful situations. Manual dexterity and coordination to operate office equipment, including a 10 key adding machine, personal computer, fax machine and copy machine.


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