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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 led by President Ben Farber.

 

Featured Clients

We have completed searches for a wide array of Casino Gaming industry clients including:

Corporate

  • Cordish Companies
  • Stations Casinos, Inc.
  • Penn National

Native American

  • Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
  • Muckleshoot Casino
  • Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Tribal Administration

  • Tule River Indian Tribe
  • Snoqualmie Tribe

Supplier

  • DEQ
  • House Advantage

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.
Casino Controller
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.

Qualities of a Finance Executive

With over 50 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 honesty 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

Division Leader

Ben Farber

President
Casino Gaming and Hospital & Healthcare
Ben Farber joined Bristol Associates in 2003 with his focus in the Casino Gaming Division. As one of the top executive recruiters in the casino industry, he has filled hundreds of executive-level positions across the country.

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