Casino Accountant - SUNM14
Code/Reference:
SUNM14
Applications accepted until:
2018-08-14
Number of Openings
1

Unit:

Meropa

Location:

Polokwane

Job Purpose

  • The Casino Accountant will be responsible for the recording, governance and reporting of casino administration processes, and the analysis and reporting on the financial performance of the gaming operations (gaming accounts and count) for the business unit, in line with legislation and regulations with regards to:
  • Analysis, governance and reporting of the unit€™s financial performance in casino areas
  • Planning and execution of casino internal control procedures
  • Auditing of casino practices in line with ICS and gaming board regulations

Education

3-Year Degree or Diploma in Finance, or Business Management

Experience:

  •    A minimum of 5 year€™s experience in casino administration environment
  • ? Strong understanding of financial legislation and gaming regulations
  • ? Experience working with accounting or casino management systems

Skills and Knowledge

  • Professional with sufficient knowledge and expertise in area of expertise; with theoretical understanding of concepts and processes
  • Knowledge is acquired through professional or academic qualifications and practical exposure.
  •  Planning is short to medium term (within 12 months) and involves the Integration of operations and functions
  •  Organise, plan and prioritise tasks for self and team to ensure that work gets done profitably and efficiently;
  •  Interact with business teams - influencing, motivating and encouraging specific behaviour

Key Performance Areas:

  • Oversee the recording of financial transactions and reporting within the unit€™s gaming areas to ensure the financial position of the department is accurate, up-to-date and complete.
  • Conduct monthly management of accounts
  • Complete monthly and quarterly forecasts
  • Investigate and resolve unusual variances relative to budget and previous year.
  • Conduct an analysis of business results and identify relative trends e.g.Smart Card adjustments, manual slots shorts, points adjustments, information analysed to ensure realistic performance.
  •  Interpret gaming results and provide value-adding recommendations to optimise financial performance (with regards product, process and practices).
  • Compile and provide reports in line with Gaming Board and management requirements that assists stakeholders in making relevant decisions
  • Conduct SWOT Analyses of casino administration (gaming account and count) operations

  •  Proactively work with internal stakeholders (gaming, internal and external auditors) to identify risk areas and address these

  • Develop a strategy plan and key objectives to support the improvement and optimisation of casino administration operations including the use of appropriate technology

  • Research, develop, and maintain standard operating procedures for casino administration, based on leading practice

  •  Liaises with legislative authorities and keep up to date on all regulations and legislation related to casino administration management

  • Communicate and update department and staff on standards to be achieved

  • Train and coach staff to deliver these processes in practice €“ legislative requirement, Gaming Board / Banking updates around count, etc.

  • Implements an internal compliance tracking system according to legislative requirements and gaming board regulations

  • Conducts internal audits to reduce risks in casino administration areas

  •  Highlight areas of concern and collaborate with business unit financial management to find a solution for improved excellence in casino administration processes and standards

  • Financial Management for the casino administration function including:

    ? Budget

    ? Cost management

    ? Capex

    ? PIP and forecasting

    ? Financial reporting on projects and initiatives

    ? Year end reporting

    ? Complete statutory returns and reports

  • Manage staff conditions of employment, e.g. attendance, leave, adherence to policies and procedures

  • Conduct Performance contracting, reviews and development for the unit cashiering team

  •  Identify training needs and develop competence within the team to achieve objectives

  •  Build a talent pipeline for casino administration both for gaming accounts and count

  • Conduct coaching and training to own team

  • Provide Staff with relevant communication on Strategy; objectives and implementation plans

  •  Provide motivation to promote positive working relationships and manage employee relations within the department

  • Communicate actively with Gaming Operations, HR and Finance to review cross-departmental impacts and reconcile data

  • Partner with Business Unit Casino administration controllers and financial managers to ensure management are kept updated on latest developments; risks identified and recommendations

  • Provides support and training to Casino administration teams and Finance Management in the business units

  • Manages non-conformance issues within casino administration areas

  • Report and consult with top management on risk areas and remedial action to be taken

Equity:

Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.