Assistant Controller - Operations

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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Assistant Controller – Operations is to provide day-to-day oversight, review, and direction for all gaming, non-gaming audits and ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory and The Venetian | The Palazzo departmental standard operating procedure requirements. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian | The Palazzo Casino Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Participates in planning, risk assessment, fieldwork and reporting on multiple projects of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Manages all Operational Accounting Team Members, including the Operational Accounting Managers and Supervisors.
  • Oversees and manages compliance of the regulatory requirements of the state, county and federal government as well as The Venetian | The Palazzo policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with the property internal control standards, established Minimum Internal Control Standards, regulations and statutes established by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
  • Leads, participates, and monitors work assignments and financial output to ensure timely completion and conducts thorough reviews of work papers and report drafts to ensure accuracy prior to submission to management.
  • Oversees all month-end, quarter-end, and annual compliance requirements of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), Clark County, State of Nevada and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the system of internal controls in accordance with all regulations. Monitors gaming regulations and laws to assess the impact on the organization.
  • Ensures credibility of month-end financial statements by providing timely and accurate analysis of actual monthly results, budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Able to present the various accounting reports to the Controller and top management making suitable observations and recommendations.
  • Provides day-to-day oversight, review and direction for all gaming and non-gaming audits and ensures quality output.
  • Ensures proper preparation and review of all responses to information document requests and proposed audit findings.
  • Ensures that standards, protocols and policies are communicated and executed effectively.
  • Identifies key technical and operational risk issues and ensures that there are sufficient controls in place to minimize negative occurrences.
  • Ensures timely, accurate completion of all assigned Blackline tasks.
  • Analyzes balance sheet fluctuations, review profit & loss statements and provide pertinent information to upper management.
  • Ensures adequate coverage of the daily gaming and non-gaming audits.
  • Oversees the timely, accurate and complete reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts that pertain to gaming and non-gaming audits.
  • Oversees the finance team members audit plan and schedules.  Track time & attendance per Company policy.
  • Oversees timely and accurate management reporting of sales tax, room tax, NGCB taxes, Clark County taxes, IRS taxes and other taxes as assigned.
  • Ensures training and cross-training is maximized to provide for efficiencies in audits and maximizes the efficiency of labor usage.
  • Updates and monitors audit/project budgets and related costs.
  • Ensures financial output including reports to management are accurate and timely in accordance with GAAP and LVSC’s accounting policies.
  • Identifies and recommends opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations while maintaining adequate controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Develops and manages SIM goals.
  • Manages responsibilities for the department to include: hiring of new Team Members, promotions, creating a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, discipline, recognition, and termination. 
  • Assists in overseeing and managing the Drop/Count Team Members.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Company Standards of Conduct

All Venetian | Palazzo Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High school diploma.
  • Bachelors’ degree, preferably in accounting or business or equivalent work experience in a finance, accounting or auditing position.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both in spoken and written form.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Nevada Gaming Control Board registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy. 
  • 5 years of combined finance, accounting, audit or casino supervisory/management experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and advanced Microsoft Excel skills (i.e. pivot tables, data tables, VLOOKP, financial formulas, etc.) preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, organized, and task oriented.
  • Exhibits outstanding leadership, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • High ethical standards, level of commitment and ability to cope with complexity and change.
  • Knowledge of auditing standards, principles and techniques.
  • Ability to manage the collection, compilation, analysis and collection of data.
  • Ability to gain cooperation and confidence of audit customers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Lift or carry 25 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks, as assigned.
  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain composure under pressure and consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with guests, management, other team members, and outside contacts.
  • Ability for prolonged periods of time to walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel.
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to, CRT, noise, dust, and cigarette smoke.


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