Under the guidance of the Controller, is responsible for the direct oversight of the internal controls development and maintenance for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. Conducts a variety of audits to maintain and enhance the internal controls environment of the operation.


  • Interacts effectively with the public and Team Members. Performs excellent guest service at all times.
  • Communicates when necessary with the Tribal Gaming Commission on behalf of management with regard to regulatory matters and internal controls.
  • Communicates latest federal, state, and tribal regulatory requirements to casino management.
  • Works closely with departments to develop internal controls and policies to comply with respective requirements.
  • Understands existing internal controls and document flow with respect to each department functionality.
  • Differentiates and understands Operational vs. Regulatory issues affecting the enterprise, resolving differences in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a firm comprehension of regulatory documents as applicable to the gaming operation.
  • Maintains an internal control system that meets regulatory compliance and assists with achieving the Company’s strategic goals.
  • Understands the internal and external audit functions and works closely with internal and external auditors, providing the auditors with assistance as needed with internal control explanations.
  • Assists in resolving issues of non-compliance as needed within the organization.
  • Researches and issues opinions/recommendations on regulatory interpretations as requested by casino management.
  • Strives to ensure consistency and communicates chain of command.
  • Maintains all new and revised internal control documents, keeping track of changes.
  • Performs audits of all electronic key control systems and all other audits as directed.
  • Keeps audit work papers related to sensitive keys, locks and parts inventories.
  • Prepares reports as directed showing detailed summaries of electronic key control system audits, audits of lock interrogations, employee audits, Galaxy Access Control System audits, etc.
  • Maintains accurate records and complies with all Casino, Tribal Gaming Commission, and NIGC requirements, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Makes suggestions and recommendation as appropriate for the more effective operation of the Key control measures.
  • May be used as an usher as needed by management for events.
  • Any reasonable request made by management.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


High School or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in compliance, internal/external casino auditing, and/or internal controls development, preferably in the gaming industry required.


Must have established ability to interpret Gaming Regulations (federal, state, and tribal). Must have working experience in applying/integrating such requirements into the system of internal controls. Knowledgeable in casino document flow with respect to each department functionality. Demonstrated ability to sort out and resolve the regulatory issues and regulatory interpretation that may arise between management and the Tribal Gaming Commission. Demonstrate ability to build and maintain effective working relationships between the Tribal Gaming Commission and Casino Management. Must possess excellent observational, organizational and communication skills. Must have working knowledge of all rules and regulations of the National Indian Gaming Commission, Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal Gaming Commission Regulations, and Tribal State Compact to ensure Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino stays compliant to the above. Must be proficient in the use of the computer using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents, such as technical journals, reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, guests, and the public.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferences. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The Team Member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The Team Member is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 25 pounds in moving file boxes and equipment and auditing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. When on the casino floor, the noise level increases to loud. The Team Member may be exposed to a smoke-filled environment when on the casino floor.