Requisition ID
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - St. Charles, MO
Position Type

Be the Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

Photo - St. Charles


Overlooking the Missouri River, this 130,000 square-foot casino and AAA Four Diamond full-service luxury suite hotel is in historic St. Charles. With an architectural design derived from the historic wharf and train stations, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles hints at the action inside. The streetscape continues the theme by following the design cues of St. Charles Port District complete with seven dining outlets, 12 bars, an entertainment venue, a full-service luxury day spa, indoor/outdoor pool, gift shop and 22,000 square-foot conference center.


Ameristar St. Charles

One Ameristar Blvd.

St. Charles, MO 63301


The leader in this position will oversee several functional areas within the finance department and will report directly to the Vice President of Finance. The Financial Controller will oversee the following functions/departments: revenue audit, planning and analysis, inventory control, SOX compliance and invoice processing.  The Financial Controller may also periodically be asked to provide leadership assistance of other finance departments and/or functions at the direction of the Vice President of Finance.


These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position 

  • Adhere to established department and property policies and procedures regarding guest service standards.
  • Coach, monitor and develop team members for improved performance.
  • Issuing timely performance evaluations on subordinates and offering developmental guidelines and resources to achieve goals.
  • Must maintain the strictest confidence of any and all confidential information disclosed by a Pinnacle Entertainment entity.
  • Ensure adherence to accounting policy and procedures as set forth by LVSC, the coordination of systems and procedures and the preparation of operating data and special reports as required.
  • Works directly with the Corporate Shared Services Center to ensure financial statements and account reconciliations are prepared timely and accurately.
  • Reviews general ledger accounts and activity for trends and errors
  • Reviews monthly and quarterly financial statements using analytical procedures and inquiries.
  • Ensure compliance with all SOX-related accounting/finance items
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Review and analyze work schedules for all staff. Ensure schedules are in accordance with Company policy and meets labor standards previously established.
  • Reviews management reports and analysis.
  • Reviews daily operating report and assists with the forecasting of monthly financial information.
  • Facilitates department reviews of monthly financial statements and ensures variances are addressed.
  • Provide leadership and training for managers, supervisors and staff.
  • Assign and oversee special staff assignments/projects.
  • Work closely with the executive team to ensure compliance with internal controls.


Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis

  • Leadership, communication, decision making and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent verbal communication required with sound administrative skills.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, advanced Excel skills preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems for Infinium, Coupa, Stratton Warren, Showcase and Oracle Budgeting and Reporting.
  • Must have strong analytical skills, strong accounting knowledge and solid financial acumen.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Accredited Institution in a Finance-related field.
  • Five years previous casino experience; financial reporting responsibilities and/or revenue audit oversight preferred.
  • Two years of managerial experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc.):

  • Possession of, and ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers and gaming license within assigned state of employment and other jurisdictions
  • Must successfully pass background check
  • Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening
  • Must be 18 years of age


Rare.  2%-4% per year.


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