Job Description



The director of finance position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Reports to the General Manager of the We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort.



  • Provides exceptional guest service to both external and internal guests by maintaining and exhibiting the Casino Resort We-Ko-Pa Way Service Standards and holds subordinates accountable to all standards set forth in the We-Ko-Pa Way Casino Resort Service guide.
  • Responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the entire We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort Enterprise.
  • Perform accounting and financial issue resolution.
  • Prepare annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Reviews monthly and annual financial reports prior to timely distribution.
  • Perform financial statement analysis and ensure financial statements are of high quality.
  • Assess current financial systems, internal controls, accounting policies, processes and protocols and work with the executive management team to deliver improved results.
  • Manage the finance and accounting functions in producing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, forecasts, and reporting packages to be reviewed with the executive management team.
  • Implements policies, procedures, and actions as appropriate to control and protect the company’s assets and address recommendations identified in internal and/or external audits.
  • Oversees finance departments, including purchasing, controller, financial analyst, cage and count.
  • Negotiate agreements for various financial services.
  • Oversee banking activities to include loan compliance reporting.
  • Initiates Cash Management processes to position property in advantageous financial position.



  • Knowledge of the principles of finance management, administration and supervision.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial reporting for a multi-faceted enterprise.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of Tribal, State and Federal laws, regulations, policies and practice governing finance.
  • Knowledge of procurement, contract administration and risk management.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, directing and managing projects.
  • Advanced skill in using accounting and gaming software.
  • Advanced skill in written and oral communications.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships with subordinates, colleagues, superiors, vendors, the public, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Tribal Council and others.
  • Knowledge of gaming and marketing analytics and reporting.



  • BA or BS in Business and/or Finance, MBA preferred.
  • CPA preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Required minimum 10 and maximum 15 years of experience as a Director of Finance for a casino.
  • Experience with strategic planning, construction in progress, insurance, operational budgets, policies and procedures, internal audit and outside auditors.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain State/Tribal License (including extensive background check).
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test.



Native American Preference:

Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are members of federally recognized Native American tribes.  To be considered for Native American Preference, you must submit your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) or Tribal ID with your application.