Corporate Controller

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures - Onamia, MN



Responsible for coordinating and managing all functions pertaining to General Ledger, Cash Management, Audit, Asset Management, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Receivable, and Receiving, in accordance with the established policies, procedures and controls for all areas of business for the Corporate Commission: Grand Casinos, Non-Gaming Operations, and MLWW, Inc.


·Monitors all business financial activities, to ensure that all applicable laws, rules, regulations and controls of the company, the Federal and State Tax Commissions, and the Gaming Commission are enforced throughout the businesses.

·Manages assigned operations functions consistent with the strategic plan and vision for the department, division, and property.

· Establishes and implements production standards and goals, as well as departmental policies and procedures, which will enable the Finance Department to function more effectively and efficiently.

·Responsible for closing accounting books in a timely and accurate manner consistent with deadlines provided.

·Directs preparation and distribution of monthly financial statements.

·Directs preparation for internal and external audits to ensure all Accounting Standards are in place.

·Maintains a working knowledge of GAAP standards, and ensures the timely completion of financial reports and statements, in accordance with same.

·Prepares and files informational tax returns for the property; prepares condensed financial statements for the Gaming Commission.

·Participates in monthly financial review, Internal audit meetings, and internal control updates.

·Establishes a system of troubleshooting financial problems, to ensure cost effectiveness throughout the company.

·Ensures the integrity of all financial data produced by Associates under his/her span of control by reviewing financial reports to verify accuracy.

·Ensures property controls are in place to protect and secure company assets.

·Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency

·Maintains good working relationships with the Gaming Commission, the Federal and State Tax Commissions.

·Ensures a maximum level of company-wide service and satisfaction, in the financial aspect of the business, is achieved and maintained.

·Communicates with all divisions of the Finance Department, in an effort to ensure consistency in procedures throughout the department.

·Facilitates the flow of information, by organizing and presiding over regularly scheduled meetings with company leadership and Finance Department Associates.

·Held accountable, to a very high degree, for the accuracy and thoroughness of departmental records and reports.


·Directly supervises the activities of the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Payroll, Audit, Asset Management and General Ledger Accounting Divisions of the Finance Department.

·Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training Associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining Associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

·Organizes adequate staffing levels in the department, by interviewing, selecting, training, scheduling, and evaluating, promoting, rewards and disciplines Associates, as needed.

·Tracks Associate performance for recognition programs to improve departmental performance.


·Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited school required.

·Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible related experience in a shared service environment and/or the gaming/ hospitality industry preferred.

·Minimum of 5 years controller experience in an organization with revenues in excess of $300 million and or employees in excess 1,500 with multiple entities required..

·Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible managerial experience with specific general and revenue accounting experience required.

·CPA certification is required.

·Public accounting experience preferred.

·In-depth knowledge of GAAP and/or GASB, including financial statements and disclosure requirements

·Tier 1 ERP experience and implementation of a Tier 1 ERP highly preferred


·Must be able to secure license from Gaming Regulatory Authority.

·Mille Lacs Band Member and American Indian preference will be exercised in the hiring process.

·Responsible for following and enforcing all relevant DGR’s.

·Must possess excellent Guest Service, communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

·Must be extremely numbers oriented and computer-literate with specific proficiency in Microsoft applications...

·Adaptable to changing work methods.

·Must be able to secure license from Gaming Regulatory Authority

·Ability to read, interpret, and apply GAAP

·Responsible for following and enforcing all applicable laws, regulations, and DGRs

·Must be able to coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

·Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·Must have interpersonal skills to effectively deal with all business contacts.

·Must be able to read and interpret financial reports, contracts and legal documents.

·Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, company executives and/or the community.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 10 years (Preferred)
  • controller: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • CPA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Monday to Friday