Casino Gaming Executive Search in Finance and Accounting
Bristol Associates’ Casino Gaming division recruits for senior and executive management finance and accounting positions in the casino industry. Our practice is lead by President Ben Farber and Vice President Steven Kessler.
We have completed searches for a wide array of Casino Gaming industry clients including:
Examples of Completed Searches
Our Casino Gaming Division placed successful candidates in a variety of key finance positions. Our placements include positions such as Accounting Manager, Controller, Director of Finance, Vice President of Finance, Planning and Analysis Manager, Director of Planning and Analysis, CPA, Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Cage Manager, Director of Cage and Credit, Internal Audit Manager, Director of Internal Audit, Compliance Officer, Compliance Manager, Director of Compliance, Vice President of Compliance, Corporate Director of Compliance, and Corporate Vice President of Compliance.
Below is a sampling of completed searches.
Director of Finance - South
We completed a search for a multi-property gaming company who sought a finance executive for their 4-diamond casino. They required a Bachelor’s degree and five to seven years related casino finance experience. The placed candidate reports to the General Manager and supervises accounting, AP and Payroll, Revenue Audit and Cage/Count team with an approximate staff size of 50 FTE's.
Corporate Chief Financial Officer
We were asked by a growing privately held, multi-property gaming company to recruit a Corporate Chief Financial Officer, with a minimum of eight years’ high-level management experience in finance. The placed candidate’s responsibilities include oversight of property-level accounting personnel, corporate accounting/financial reporting, tax preparation and financial planning and analysis. In addition, they report to the President.
We completed a search for a casino/hotel located in Southern Nevada, owned by a major, publicly-held gaming company with over 3,000 slots, 100+ table games, and 1,500+ hotel rooms. The candidate placed is responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements, management and training for count teams, casino accounting and compliance department personnel. Requisites for the job included: a minimum of five years’ experience of casino accounting and gaming compliance, strong management skills and experience as a Casino Controller or controller with a strong operations accounting background.
Internal Audit Manager
We successfully placed a candidate for a casino located in the South that is owned by a publicly held national gaming company. This property has over 600 hotel rooms, spa, golf course, and a business and conference center with over 1,500 slots and 40 table games. The candidate had three plus years' experience in casino internal audit along with supervisory experience.
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
We completed a search for a large casino/hotel located in Nevada, which is owned by one of the top publicly held gaming companies. The candidate who filled this position supervises two analysts directly and three indirectly. Specific target areas include slots, marketing, hotel, labor and budget variance.
Qualities of a Great Finance Executive
With over 20 years of experience placing casino finance executives, we know what makes a great leader. Below are some of the qualities and experience we look for:
- Ability to be a strategic business partner to the CEO and Executive Team capable of long term strategic planning
- The ability to provide financial planning, budget management, capital expenditures, and cost controls
- Proven knowledge of Federal and State financial regulations and reporting requirements
- Ability to be an analytical leader with impeccable honest and integrity
- Demonstrated knowledge of technology including point of sale and accounting systems
- Education background in finance, accounting, and business administration with a strong preference for CPA
Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current searches.
Why Work With Us?
Bristol Associates has been a leader in executive search nationwide since 1967. Our boutique executive recruiting firm is a family-owned business in its third generation of leadership.
The average tenure of our professional staff at Bristol Associates exceeds 15 years. As experts in their targeted fields, our consultants are knowledgeable about trends in technology, hiring, and compensation in their industries. No one is better suited than our consultants to guide you through the hiring process.
Our firm utilizes a proprietary database with over 170,000 contacts and 100,000 companies, allowing us to find the most successful match for our client companies. Moreover, as experts in recruiting through social media, we have augmented our network of professionals through LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
Perhaps most importantly, we have developed a community of key personal contacts that go beyond online networks.
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Get in Touch
President Benjamin Farber has specialized in the Casino Industry since joining Bristol Associates in 2003. Prior to joining Bristol Associates he earned two BA degrees (Psychology and Communication) from the University of California Santa Barbara. He has the expertise and resources to help your company hire exceptional talent.
Vice President Steven Kessler focuses his practice on the Casino and Restaurant industries. Steven joined Bristol Associates in 2006 working on projects including research and administration. He is a 2000 graduate of The Concord Academy in Los Angeles.
To learn more about our executive search services please contact Ben Farber at (310) 670-0525 ext. 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Steven Kessler at (310) 670-0525 ext. 106 or email@example.com. Employers may also fill out our Employer Inquiry Form.
Professionals looking for new opportunities can get in touch with us through the Submit Your Resume page.